"In consultation with the NFL Players Assocation and his lawyers, and after careful deliberation and review of the recent Second Circuit decisions, Mr. Elliott has chose to forego any further appeals and will serve the remaining suspension".
Elliott, who missed last Sunday's game against the Atlanta Falcons, will miss upcoming games against the Eagles, Chargers, Redskins, Giants and Raiders before rejoining team activities and practices on December 18.
With his appeal over, Elliott will continue to sit out through the Cowboys' Dec. 17 game in Oakland, California against the Raiders before being eligible to return the following week when the Cowboys take on the Seahawks in Arlington on Christmas Eve.
Authorities in Columbus never filed charges, but the NFL suspended Elliott after a yearlong investigation for violating the league's personal conduct policy.
"This decision arises from a practical assessment of the current legal landscape", Elliott's agents said in a statement.Читайте также: Taylor Swift's 'Reputation' Sells 717000 Copies in United States on its First Day
Elliott has already served one game of the suspension. Elliott, 22, was never charged and has denied wrongdoing.
Ezekiel Elliott is ending his fight against the NFL. Prosecutors in OH didn't pursue the case.
The NFLPA's lawsuit also claimed that NFL commissioner Roger Goodell and other league executives hid information that was favorable to Elliott's case. Goodell imposed the discipline after the National Football League conducted a year-long investigation into the allegations.
The second-year running back is reportedly spending his suspension out of the country to "clear his head".
The NFL players' union sued on Elliott's behalf and he had been allowed to play in the Cowboys first eight games of the season while the legal process played out in court.
Cowboys owner and general manager Jerry Jones has been outspoken in his support of Elliott and has decried the league's actions that many believe it has played a factor in his fight against the impending suspension.При любом использовании материалов сайта и дочерних проектов, гиперссылка на обязательна.
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