Welp, Ezekiel Elliott’s on-again, off-again suspension is on-again. He will not play against the Falcons this week.
Injunction denied: Ezekiel Elliott’s 6-game suspension is back on.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) November 9, 2017
For us fantasy heads, this means get ready for a heavy dose of Alfred Morris, Rod Smith and Darren McFadden. Morris is expected to start Sunday with Smith being the second back. McFadden should be active as the team's number three back.
Morris has looked good this season at times filling in for Elliott. He currently has 14 carries for 116 yards. He’ll have a good matchup against the 19th ranked Falcons’ run defense (per RORD). Despite Smith being second on the depth chart, I’d expect him to still have a distinct role this week as he had a very productive preseason and gives the Cowboys some explosion out of the backfield.