Stephen Jones: NFL taking too long with Elliott
League’s investigation into star RB’s conduct has lasted more than year.
The NFL’s investigation into Ezekiel Elliott has taken more than a year, and the league still hasn’t given any indication when a decision might come on whether the Dallas Cowboys’ star running back will be disciplined.
That’s too long, according to Cowboys Executive Vice President Stephen Jones.
The league should conclude these things in a more timely manner, Jones said. After all, the Columbus, Ohio, city prosecutor’s office declined to press charges against Elliott after a six-week investigation into a domestic violence allegation.
“These things are tough for everybody. It’s tough for the league. It’s tough for the team. It’s tough for the player,” Jones said. “I think, at some point, you should be able to get the information in some sort of time frame that it doesn’t carry on like this particular investigation has.
“So I would hope as a league, just like we do every-