The running joke is that Jerry Jones can’t wait to give players who get arrested contract extensions in order to keep up the criminal rap sheet of the Dallas Cowboys, but this time, there is no joke.
Cowboys star running back Ezekiel Elliott was detained Sunday night at the EDM Music Festival in Las Vegas after shoving a security guard to the ground.
— PirateLife Football (@PirateLifeFF) May 20, 2019
Just 24 hours later, the team has begun talks to make Elliott the highest paid running back in NFL history.
While the #Cowboys have made clear Dak Prescott and Amari Cooper are at the front of the line, they’ve also been talking contract with Ezekiel Elliott‘s reps … and everyone seems to be on the same page. @nflnetwork @NFLTotalAccess pic.twitter.com/phBOJkseqV
— Tom Pelissero (@TomPelissero) May 21, 2019
The team has a tough decision to make on how to split the money between their three stars on offensive, Ezekiel Elliott, Amari Cooper, and Dak Prescott.