Jerry Jones, Dallas Cowboys owner, believes Ezekiel Elliott will be on the field against the Packers this Saturday.
Elliott missed Week 8 due to a Grade 2 MCL strain, but was able to return this weekend.
“Everything I’ve seen, I watched him yesterday, I think he’s on go,” Jones said on 105.3 The Fan, per team insider Jon Machota.
Zeke has only been practicing during the week. Jones is optimistic that his star running back will be there, but Elliott isn’t.
“I’m not sure if I’m ready to go,” he said earlier this week, per the team website. “I just need to get some more reps to see where I’m at.”
Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said on @1053thefan he expects Ezekiel Elliott (knee) to play Sunday at Green Bay: “I do. Everything I’ve seen, I watched him yesterday, I think he’s on go.”
— Jon Machota (@jonmachota) November 11, 2022
“We’re all on the same page. I think we all know the importance of just having me down the run and just being as healthy as possible down the run,” he added. “There’s no point of going out there and making it worse…We’re worried about that second half of the season and the playoffs.”
Tony Pollard, the backup running back, was a huge help to Elliott in Week 8. He logged 147 yards of scrimmage and a rushing touchdown during the win.
Keep checking back for the Cowboys final injury report.