(UPI) — Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott could own the most important hamstring in the NFC east this preseason.
That’s why the Cowboys aren’t taking it lightly with it comes to managing his latest injury.
Elliott, 21, did not finish practice Tuesday and the team will remain to take a “conservative” approach with the rookie running back.
ESPN’s Ed Werder said he expects Elliott to miss about a week of action. On Wednesday, the Star-Telegram reported that a decision on abuse allegations against Elliott “might come soon.”
“He learns quick,” Linehan told the Dallas News. “He makes mistakes like young players do, but I haven’t seen him make the same one twice.”
The Cowboys selected Elliott with the No. 4 overall pick in the 2016 NFL Draft. Elliott rushed for 3,961 yards and 43 touchdowns in three seasons at Ohio State.