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Ezekiel Elliott Drops Appeal, Accepts 6-Game Suspension

Dak Prescott handing the ball of to Ezekiel Elliott.

ARLINGTON, TX - DECEMBER 24: Ezekiel Elliott #21 of the Dallas Cowboys takes the handoff from Dak Prescott #4 of the Dallas Cowboys in the second quarter od a football game against the Seattle Seahawks at AT&T Stadium on December 24, 2017 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Zeke will serve his six-game suspension.

Last week Ezekiel Elliott was denied his appeal, and his six-game suspension started immediately.

A tentative trial date was set for December 1, where Elliott could appeal the suspension after serving four of the six games.

Elliott has reportedly decided against that move and will serve his suspension in full without fighting it any longer.

Elliott is eligible to return December 24 against the Seattle Seahawks. In their first game without Zeke this season the Cowboys struggled to run the ball and fell to the Atlanta Falcons 27-7.

To be fair, Dallas was also without All-Pro tackle Tryon Smith, who was out with injury.

Finally, there's closure to one of the most intriguing storylines in the NFL this season.