ARLINGTON, Texas (WKBN) — ESPN’s Adam Schefter is reporting that the Dallas Cowboys are set to release running back Ezequiel Elliott.
The former Ohio State standout now becomes a free agent and can sign with any team. Four years and $52.9 million were remaining on his contract with the Cowboys.
Last season, Elliott finished the season with a career-low 876 rushing yards with 12 touchdowns.
He was originally selected with the No. 4 overall pick in the 2016 NFL Draft.
The 28-year-old finishes his stint with the Cowboys with 1,881 carries for 8,262 yards and 68 rushing touchdowns.