ARLINGTON, Texas – If he can, Dallas Cowboys who run back Ezekiel Elliott want to keep playing.He just isn’t sure if he can play the Philadelphia Eagles next week with a calf injury

“I’m not turning it off,” Elliott said after missing the first game of his career due to injury in the Cowboys 41:33 win over the San Francisco 49ers. “We’ll see how it goes and I will see if I can get out of there next week “

Elliott didn’t practice leading in the Niners game, but coach Mike McCarthy expected him to come out on the field throughout the rewind.He was limited in practice to the December 13 game against the Cincinnati Bengals and had 48 Meters on 12 stretches

“Honestly, I hadn’t felt good all week but I could drive normally on match days,” said Elliott. “But at first I felt good, but [Saturday] I felt a jolt and I can’t really play with that I can play with aches and pains, but with one jerk I can’t be as explosive as I need to be “

Elliott went through his early pre-game warm up and worked on strength training with athletic trainer Britt Brown However, it was decided that Elliott wouldn’t be sitting long after that

“We just felt it wasn’t in the best interest to go with him,” McCarthy said. “We’ll see how he’s rated (Monday) and see where he can go on Wednesday (to practice.” ) “

Tony Pollard replaced Elliott and had the first two-touchdown game of his career. He finished with 69 yards over 12 runs and led the Cowboys by six catches for 63 yards. He had Elliott’s best total in the first quarter with 62 yards to go the first quarter of the season was 36 against the Cleveland Browns

“It was a last minute decision, game time,” Pollard said when asked when he knew Elliott would be out. “I mean, all week we knew he was a little bit crazy, but you know you, a guy like Zeke we always expect to play so it was definitely a surprise something we weren’t expecting “

Elliott was kept out of two week 17 matchups in 2016 and 2018 when the Cowboys completed their playoff positioning He missed six games in 2017 due to a suspension

The season has been a fight for Elliott he’s got 832 yards to 211 carry with five touchdowns but has also lost a career high of five fumble and only has one 100 yard game in the season if he’s played an entire season, he never had less than 1357 meters time When he entered on Sunday he was 1024 meters at pace

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