Ezekiel Elliott says he has ‘a lot to prove’ for 2018
It would be fair to say Ezekiel Elliott’s 2017 season was not what he wanted. He missed six games with a personal conduct policy suspension, and he only managed 4.1 yards per carry when he did play, a full yard fewer than he did in his standout rookie season.
The Dallas Cowboys running back enters his third season with something to prove — and, according to him, a chip on his shoulder.
Ezekiel Elliott said he’s been more focused this offseason. Wants to prove he’s the NFL’s best RB. “I’m definitely going into this year with a chip on my shoulder. I think I got a lot to prove.”
Does he run better with a chip on his shoulder?
Zeke: “We’ll see.”
— Jon Machota (@jonmachota) September 5, 2018
We know what Elliott can do. He led the NFL with 1,631 yards rushing as a rookie, but his status has definitely fallen since then. His second NFL season saw him fail to break 1,000 yards in ten games. He’s using it as a motivator, and we’ll see what it does for him.