Reporting from Albert Breer, Kate Hairopoulos, Daniel Wallach, Adam Schefter and Gabe Feldman...
Breer: "Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott has been granted a temporary restraining order by a Texas district court, per court docs. He can play."
Kate Hairopoulos: "Judge: Elliott was denied a fundamentally fair hearing by Henderson’s
refusal to allow Thompson and Goodell to testify at the arbitration."
Wallach: "NFL barred from imposing suspension for duration of lawsuit (likely all season)."
Feldman: "While we wait for the decision, keep in mind that the grant/denial of a preliminary injunction is immediately appealable to the 5th Circuit."
Schefter: "Ezekiel Elliott now likely gets to play this season, but NFL and NFLPA are awaiting further explanation."
The NFL will appeal but as Schefter noted, Elliott will "likely" be able to play this season. Appearing on the NFL Network, Feldman added, "While this is winding its way through the court, Ezekiel Elliott is allowed to play, so it could be that the suspension is reinstated down the line, but for now it looks like Elliott will play most if not all of this season." It appears that owners who rolled the dice on Elliott in the late 1st/early 2nd will be rewarded handsomely.