On this past Friday, Ezekiel Elliott, through the team representing him from the NFLPA, had asked the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals for an en banc rehearing after losing a decision to the NFL about his six-game suspension. That court, in a split decision (2-1), ruled that the Texas court didn’t have jurisdiction and vacated Elliott’s injunction and sent the case back to be dismissed. The result of that decision left Elliott back on the NFL’s suspended list effective immediately.
While Elliott and the NFLPA are waiting for a decision about their motion for an en banc rehearing, they are moving ahead in another court.
As the NFL and NFL Players Association wait for clarity (or something close to it) from the U.S.