September 13, 2016

Ezekiel Elliott looked like a latter day Deion Sanders walking the red carpet on draft night, with his crop top revealing his abs. It seemed then that he was destined to play under the big lights in Dallas. Now the Cowboys are banking that Elliott, the No. 4 over all pick, can carry the offense behind a stout offensive line, alleviate some of the pressure on Dak Prescott (and, when he returns, Tony Romo), and restore the franchise’s shine. How quickly Elliott develops may determine if the Cowboys can become contenders in the Romo era. No pressure, rook.

Tim Rohan

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