Raiders at Cowboys: How Serious is RB Ezekiel Elliott Knee Injury?
Dallas Cowboys running again Ezekiel Elliott has been dealing with what we”ll call a “sore knee” for a lot of the season. Is it a difficulty in at this time’s Thanksgiving go to from the Las Vegas Raiders?
The injury isn’t. The pain is.
“If I land on it or get tangled up and tangled, I’m going to get some ache there,” Elliott stated. “But it’s extra temporary ache.”
The degree of seriousness and the precise technical nature of Elliott’s knee issue isn’t identified; Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has known as it a “bone bruise,” which sounds moderately innocuous … but in truth, a bone bruise can actually be a tiny fracture of the outer layer of the bone, as opposed to “only a bruise.”
Elliott is choosing to downplay the severity of the issue, speaking a great deal of merely desirous to “maintain it heat.”
“It’s kind of like how you stub your toe and you need to stroll it off,” he stated. “That’s kind of what it’s like.”
Elliott’s availability over the course of this brief week saw Dallas list him as a full participant in observe. A wholesome Zeke performing today for the 7-3 Cowboys would determine to assist stave off the 5-5 Raiders. But Dallas’ dashing sport has taken a hit in current weeks. Dallas was good for 173 yards rushing per sport in Weeks 1 via 5 … however within the games since then is at 95 yards per sport.
Dallas’ Dak Prescott-led offense will not have Amari Cooper (COVID-19), is w CeeDee Lamb (concussion protocol) but can have Tyron Smith (ankle) today. And the Cowboys will have Zeke, too.
“It is football. You get damage,” Elliott says. “You are not going to be 100 percent. I am robust. I can play via it.”