Dallas Cowboys working again Ezekiel Elliott fired again on the NFL after being fined greater than $13,000 for shedding a $21 donation right into a Salvation Military kettle after scoring a landing right through the crew’s Thanksgiving Day victory over the Washington Redskins.
The league deemed Elliott’s landing birthday celebration unsportsmanlike and docked him $13,369, the Dallas Morning Information reported.
“I imply, I did not in reality be expecting a tremendous,” Elliott informed newshounds Wednesday. “In point of fact do not care in regards to the tremendous. It is all for a just right motive. “We are looking to carry consciousness to the Salvation Military. If the NFL does not like that, then, that is on them. I will pay their little tremendous.”
Elliott mentioned he plans to enchantment the tremendous, which he known as ridiculous.
“Numerous issues they do outline ridiculous,” Elliott mentioned of the NFL. “However I imply, that isn’t in reality any of my trade, now not in reality the rest I will be able to exchange so I am simply going to stay being targeted in this season, stay being occupied with main this crew and occupied with going in the market and profitable ballgames.”
Later within the sport, following a landing via Dallas quarterback Dak Prescott, Elliott picked up his teammate and dropped him within the Salvation Military bucket. Each later donated $21,000 every to the gang.
Cash accumulated from fines is going to techniques for former gamers, the paper reported.