Breathe, Cowboys fans: Ezekiel Elliott uninjured in minor car accident

The good news is that Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott was not injured in a minor car accident as he headed to work on Wednesday.

Hopefully for the Cowboys, it’s not an omen a few days before their divisional playoff game against the Green Bay Packers.

Elliott, whose 1,631 rushing yards as a rookie were 318 more than anyone else in the NFL this season, was at the Cowboys facility 20 minutes after his minor accident. Cowboys coach Jason Garrett called it a “fender bender,” according to David Helman of DallasCowboys.com.

Ezekiel Elliott was involved in a minor car accident on Wednesday. (AP)
Ezekiel Elliott was involved in a minor car accident on Wednesday. (AP)

It’s a good thing that 322 NFL carries this year prepared him for a car wreck.


It’s good that Elliott can laugh it off. He’ll be the focal point of the Cowboys offense as it tries to get to its first Super Bowl in 21 years. Maybe a little fender bender before Wednesday’s practice will get him ready for the punishment he can expect to take carrying Dallas’ running game over the next few weeks.

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