1 NFL team named as likely landing spot for Ezekiel Elliott


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A few days ago, the Dallas Cowboys made a key move by releasing running back Ezekiel Elliott.

He had been one of their key players for the past seven years, but his production dwindled in 2022 as Tony Pollard emerged as their new threat in the backfield and made the Pro Bowl.

According to Matt Lombardo, a general manager of another NFL team said that even though Elliott’s best days are behind him and he’s “no longer a star guard”, the Buffalo Bills are a team to watch to get it back.

Elliott is only 27, an age at which running backs typically still have at least a few productive years left, but his key performance indicators were much lower in 2022 than they have been in the recent past.

Although his 876 yards rushing and 12 touchdowns were very strong numbers, he only managed a lackluster 3.8 yards per rush attempt after racking up 4.2 yards per rush in 2021 and 4.5 yards per run in 2019, his final Pro Bowl season.

In Dallas’ playoff loss to the San Francisco 49ers two months ago, Elliott was only able to amass 26 yards on 10 rushing attempts.

Many felt that last season Buffalo had the best all-around team in pro football, but they ranked 15th in rushing touchdowns, and that’s likely an area where reinforcements are needed.

Maybe Elliott could be a good fit for Bills RB1 Devin Singletary, as well as quarterback Josh Allen, who is one of the best QBs in the league.

The Bills have finished first in the AFC East each of the past three years, but they have only one AFC Championship Game appearance to prove.

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