Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott asked to run more complex pass routes

Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott continues to get plenty of work in practice, including as a pass-catcher. He's lined up in various spots, including split out wide. He's being asked to run more complex routes, he said.

"I think it's just opportunities to elevate my game, opportunities to show that I can do more," Elliott said. "I'm excited. I'm just here to do what the coaches ask me. Whatever they put on my plate, I'll do the best I can do go out there and execute."

Fantasy Impact: 

The story was mostly about how you shouldn't expect to see much of Elliott in the preseason. He's only carried a total of 13 times in preseason games over his first two years and didn't play this past Thursday. Of course, it's interesting to read how Elliott looks like he could be used more in the passing game, which makes sense considering the loss of Dez Bryant and Jason Witten.

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