The Ezekiel Elliott the Dallas Cowboys will feature in Week 16 will be remarkably more fit than the Ezekiel Elliott we saw before he left for his six-game suspension.
On Tuesday, Dez Bryant told reporters Elliott looks slimmer now that he’s back with the team.
Dez Bryant says Zeke Elliott looks slimmer after his time in Cabo, but joked that it makes his head look even bigger.
Also added, "he looks damn good."#DallasCowboys
— Joe Trahan (@JoeTrahan) December 19, 2017
Based on the pictures shared on the NBC broadcast Sunday night by Michele Tafoya, it’s clear Elliott is ripped.
— SNF on NBC (@SNFonNBC) December 18, 2017
Elliott has been spending most of his time at a resort near Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, doing extensive training. Jane Slater of NFL Network detailed his time in Cabo, noting he only left for two days during the Thanksgiving holiday.
Exclusive details about Ezekiel Elliott’s 42 days in Cabo . He only left once to attend Thanksgiving at home with his family for 2 days and then was back to relative isolation at Diamante Resort 30 min from Cabo. He told his team he wanted the media to focus on Cowboys not him pic.twitter.com/ZVpuMphnS7
— Jane Slater (@SlaterNFL) December 18, 2017
Ian Rapoport added there is a full-length documentary about his time away from the Cowboys that is currently in the works.
#Cowboys RB Zeke Elliott returns from Cabo today after 6 weeks of intense training (pic included). A full-length documentary on his time away has been in the works, so you can see for yourself soon … And that #Bengals coach Marvin Lewis update we promised, too. pic.twitter.com/uynGN4PGoB
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) December 17, 2017
Last year’s leading rusher has already set quite the goal for himself in a bet with Eric Dickerson for his first game back, which will be against the Seattle Seahawks this Sunday.
Before he was suspended, Elliott had 783 yards and seven touchdowns rushing this season, appearing in eight games.