Cowboys are 'optimistic' Ezekiel Elliott will report to camp

Amidst the running back's contract extension negotiations, Cowboys coach Jason Garrett told reporters Wednesday that he "anticipate[s]" Elliott will be on the plane with the team, adding, "I've heard nothing different on that."

Garrett's comments echo reporting from NFL Network's Jane Slater, via sources informed of Elliott's plans, that the Cowboys are "optimistic" that the running back will on the team plane on Thursday.

Fantasy Impact: 

Ezekiel Elliott is primed for yet another big fantasy season and it looks like he's going to play nice for now and not holdout. Any kind of holdout is concerning for a player's health after returning and also for his cohesion with the offense, so this is good news as long as these reports come to fruition.

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