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Ezekiel Elliott’s Latest Retweet Makes It Clear What He’s Looking For In New Cowboys Deal

Ezekiel Elliot walking without his pads.

INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA - DECEMBER 16: Ezekiel Elliot #21 of the Dallas Cowboys walks off the field after a loss to the Indianapolis Colts at Lucas Oil Stadium on December 16, 2018 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Ezekiel Elliott and the Dallas Cowboys are still in the midst of contract debates as the NFL season nears.

With just two weeks until the official start of the 2019 campaign, Elliott made it clear what he's looking for from the team.

Although he's remained silent in terms of media appearances, the star running back's activity on Twitter suggests he has a price in mind.

Former Cleveland Browns star Joe Thomas highlighted the typical pay bump elite players receive in their second contract with a team.

Thomas said "when you re-sign a second contract with the team that drafted you, you usually beat the highest paid current contract at your position by 15 to 20%."

Elliott took note and decided to retweet the message.

Thomas later clarified that someone with the off-field issues like Elliott should still beat Gurley's deal by five-percent. Elliott would take home just North of $60 million in that kind of deal, with $47.2 million guaranteed - running off of Gurley's contract.

Earlier this week, ESPN's Ed Werder reported the Cowboys offered to make Elliott one of the two highest-paid running backs in the NFL. However, Werder suggested that deal is less than Gurley's.

Would Elliott take less money than Gurley? It's unlikely.

Stay tuned for the latest.