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Ezekiel Elliott Has 3-Word Mindset With Cowboys' Offense

The Dallas Cowboys have plenty of talented mouths to feed on offense this year. Running back Ezekiel Elliott said that is no problem, after last night's 41-21 win over the division rival Philadelphia Eagles.

Elliott and backup Tony Pollard have been at the center of discussion about the Cowboys' running back rotation in recent weeks. Both have been effective this season, though last night Elliott paced the team with 17 carries for 95 yards and two touchdowns, along with 21 yards through the air.

On the year, Elliott has 44 carries for 199 yards and three scores. Pollard has been a bit more efficient, picking up 183 yards on just 27 carries, with one score. Throw in an impressive wide receiver group featuring CeeDee Lamb, Amari Cooper, Michael Gallup, and Cedrick Wilson, and even two solid tight ends in Dalton Schultz and Blake Jarwin, and Dak Prescott has plenty of work to do to keep everyone involved.

Zeke isn't concerned though. He thinks that variety of threats is what makes the Cowboys offense so dangerous: "Everybody can eat."

Last night, Ezekiel Elliott and Schultz, who caught six passes for 80 yards and two touchdowns, lead the way for the Cowboys. In Week 2's 20-17 win over the L.A. Chargers, Pollard led the way with 109 yards and a touchdown, while CeeDee Lamb caught eight passes for 81 yards. A week earlier, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers shut down the Cowboys' rushing attack, but Amari Cooper caught 13 passes for 139 yards and two scores, while Lamb had 7/104/1. Things certainly aren't perfect in Dallas. Mike McCarthy has made some very questionable clock management decisions, and the defense has been susceptible at times, though last night Trevon Diggs' pick six of Jalen Hurts helped blow the game up. The multi-faceted Dallas Cowboys offense will look to keep things rolling on Sunday afternoon, against the 3-0 Carolina Panthers. [

Ezekiel Elliott on Cowboys: “That’s one thing that I like about this team. Everybody can eat. It’s not just one person out there making plays. There’s a whole bunch of people making plays. It’s just so contagious. I just like the momentum we’ve got. We’ve got to keep it going.

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