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Ezekiel Elliott Sends Clear Message Following Viral Offseason Photo

Dallas Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott celebrating a first down.

ARLINGTON, TX - NOVEMBER 22: Ezekiel Elliott #21 of the Dallas Cowboys signals first down in the second half of a game against the Washington Redskins at AT&T Stadium on November 22, 2018 in Arlington, Texas. The Cowboys defeated the Redskins 31-23. (Photo by Wesley Hitt/Getty Images)

An offseason photo of Dallas Cowboys star running back Ezekiel Elliott went viral earlier this month.

The photo, which featured the All-Pro wearing a baggy T-shirt, prompted headlines like "Ezekiel Elliott's Instagram post has fans concerned about his weight" and "Ezekiel Elliott's Latest Instagram Proves He Definitely Put on Weight This Offseason."

Elliott has decided to erase all of those concerns.

The star running back posted a shirtless video on Twitter this morning. The video shows Elliott getting on the scale, weighing in at 230 pounds.

Elliott, who's entering his fourth year in the NFL, was listed at 228 pounds during the 2018 season.

So relax, everyone. Elliott, arguably the best running back in the NFL, is in perfectly fine shape. The photo wasn't too flattering, though.

Elliott has been one of the most-consistent running backs in the NFL since the Cowboys drafted him in 2016. He's already totaled more than 4,000 career rushing yards and gained more than 1,400 yards in 2018.

The Cowboys and Elliott are hoping to work out a longterm contract extension that could make the former Buckeyes star the highest-paid running back in the NFL.