Los Angeles Times

Cowboys release rusher Elliott


The Dallas Cowboys released running back Ezekiel Elliott, ending a seven-season run for a two-time rushing champion.

Elliott ran for 876 yards and 12 scores last year but averaged a career-low 3.8 yards. Elliott, 27, has 8,262 yards rushing and 68 touchdown runs, both third on the Dallas list behind Emmitt Smith and Tony Dorsett.

In other moves reported by the Associated Press and expected to be made official this week: New England agreed with wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster ona three-year deal worth up to $33 million . ... Tackle Orlando Brown Jr. to Cincinnati (four years, $64 million). ... Quarterbac­k Jacoby Brissett to Washington (one year, $10 million) . ... Quarterbac­k Baker Mayfield to Tampa Bay (one year, $8.5 million) . ... Running back Jamaal Williams to New Orleans (three years, $12 million)

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