Ezekiel Elliott's Case on Thursday's Docket at 2nd US Court of Appeals

Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

I'm not an abuser. This is my name, this is my reputation. Elliott, who was not arrested or charged in the case, maintains his innocence after being accused of assaulting his former girlfriend in Columbus, Ohio.

Federal courts have intervened three times on behalf of the NFLPA and Elliott, and the National Football League has been barred all season from enforcing its six-game suspension of Elliott under the personal conduct policy.

Elliott joined his teammates Friday and played in Sunday's game against the Chiefs - a game the Cowboys win 28-17 and a game where Elliott ran 93 yards on 27 attempts and scored one touchdown.

The NFL Players Association argued recently in its appeal that Elliott will sustain irreparable harm without an injunction, saying that "courts have consistently concluded that professional athletes suffer irreparable harm when threatened with a potentially wrongful suspension".

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The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday issued an emergency stay of the NFL's punishment, the third legal reprieve for Elliott. The NFL planned to enforce Elliott's suspension beginning Sunday until Friday's intervention by the appeals court.

It's was the continuation of a season-long process after he was granted a preliminary injunction, blocking the suspension for district judge in Sherman Texas, the Tuesday before the season opener.

"When we started game planning, we didn't think he would be available to us", Cowboys coach Jason Garrett said.

Friday's stay marked the third time the courts have intervened to prevent the National Football League from suspending Elliott.

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