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Report: Ezekiel Elliott's Appeal Will Focus On Credibility Of Accuser

The Dallas Cowboys running back will be filing his appeal today.

Ezekiel Elliott's appeal to his NFL suspension is expected to be filed today.

The Dallas Cowboys running back was suspended six games by the league after a year-long investigation into alleged domestic violence that took place in Columbus, Ohio last summer. No police charges were filed, but the NFL had its own investigation.

Elliott's appeal will reportedly focus on the credibility of the accuser, his ex-girlfriend Tiffany Thompson.

The former star Ohio State running back reportedly called the police after Thompson would not stop calling him last summer.


According to documents obtained by, Elliott actually filed an official incident report alleging harassment with Frisco (Texas) Police on Sept. 5, 2016 against Tiffany Thompson, identified by the league as his alleged victim.

The report details that police were dispatched to Elliott's house because he received "50-plus" phone calls from his ex-girlfriend between 2:39 a.m. and 10 a.m. She called from a blocked number and Elliott answered several times, he told police, informing Thompson she was not supposed to be calling him, per the report.

Elliott provided a written statement of the incident for police.

Elliott reported the claim one day before Columbus Police announced it would not press charges against Elliott, though the incident happened two days before that.

The NFL reportedly admits that Thompson hasn't been entirely truthful, but believes that some domestic violence took place.

Elliott tweeted that he "strongly disagreed" with the NFL's decision when it was announced.