Ezekiel Elliott Draft Position

Lesley Tedeschi Aug 18th 4:25 PM EDT.

Serving a suspension in the NFL is tough for any player and Ezekiel Elliott is experiencing that right now. Elliott was served a six- game suspension for domestic violence charges from a year ago. As of now Elliott is trying to appeal the suspension, which can be a lengthy process.

What does this suspension mean for his fantasy value during the draft?

Some people are willing to draft him in early rounds with the hope that he won't miss all six games. Missing six games can really impact your fantasy team. If you are able to pick-up Darren McFadden and Elliott you might be able to have a smooth six weeks. The other problem is there is no guarantee that McFadden will carry the same workload that Elliott would. The Cowboys could decide to use all their backs, which would diminish McFadden's value. If you can build a strong team that can carry you without Elliott in your lineup, by the time he returns it could be the boost you need to make it deep into the season.

In some leagues people might let Elliott drop and take him in the later rounds. If you are lucky enough to grab him do it! There is no doubt that upon his return he will be lighting up the field.



Get ready for opening day.

Waiver Trends

More Trends
Adrian Peterson ARI RB +18.2
Jaguars DST JAC DST +2.4
Lions DST DET DST +1.7
Chargers DST SD DST +1.6
Vikings DST MIN DST +1.6
Rams DST LAR DST +1.5
John Brown BAL WR +1.4
Peyton Barber TB RB +1.3
Aaron Jones GB RB +1.2
Royce Freeman DEN RB +1.1
Saquon Barkley NYG RB +1.1
Corey Davis TEN WR +1.1
Julian Edelman NE WR +1.1
Kerryon Johnson DET RB +1.1
Chris Carson SEA RB +1.0
Kai Forbath MIN K -3.6
C.J. Anderson CAR RB -2.5
Rob Kelley WAS RB -2.5
Nyheim Hines IND RB -2.1
Frank Gore MIA RB -2.1
Paul Richardson WAS WR -2.1
Samaje Perine WAS RB -2.0
Danny Amendola MIA WR -1.9
Dez Bryant DAL WR -1.8
Rishard Matthews TEN WR -1.8
Eric Ebron IND TE -1.7
Mitchell Trubisky CHI QB -1.6
DeSean Jackson TB WR -1.6
James Conner PIT RB -1.6
Ted Ginn NO WR -1.6

Player News

Video Highlights

Date Matchup Score
Aug 20 BAL@TOR 5-3
Aug 20 KC@TB 1-0
Aug 20 HOU@SEA 7-4
Aug 20 ATL@PIT 0-1
Aug 20 TEX@OAK 9-0
Aug 20 SF@NYM 1-2
Aug 20 CWS@MIN 5-8
Aug 20 CIN@MIL 5-2
Aug 20 STL@LAD 3-5
Aug 20 CLE@BOS 4-5
Aug 19 MIA@WSH 1-12
Aug 19 LAA@TEX 4-2
Aug 19 MIL@STL 1-2
Aug 19 LAD@SEA 1-12
Aug 19 ARI@SD 3-4