NFL Players Union Wins Bid To Halt Elliott Suspension

Law360, New York (October 17, 2017, 7:51 PM EDT) -- A New York federal judge late Tuesday halted Dallas Cowboys star running back Ezekiel Elliott’s six-game domestic violence suspension, handing the players union a temporary win that reopens the door for Elliott to stay on the field this season.

U.S. District Judge Paul A. Crotty granted the National Football League Players Association's request for a temporary restraining order, halting Elliott's suspension pending further proceedings later this month. The judge further ordered the NFL to address why a full preliminary injunction to hold off the suspension even further should not be issued. A hearing is scheduled for Oct. 30.

Judge Crotty found...

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