Cowboys' Ezekiel Elliott on Week 1 critici: 'Maybe they should be studying a little bit more'

Critics turned their attention to the two-time NFL leading rusher in the Dallas Cowboys 31-29 Week 1 loss against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers after he registered just 11 carries for 33 yards but Elliot says stats don’t necessarily translate to performance.

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If you know football, then you can tell someone had a solid game without having the best statistics,” Elliott said, tramite il Fort Worth Star-Telegram. “I feel if you’re saying that, maybe they should be studying a little bit more.

I cowboy’ rushing game didn’t stand a chance against the Bucsdefensive line but Elliott said his role for last week was protection.

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I had a lot of blitz pickup.

​​Every play I’m given a job,” Egli ha detto. “It’s my job to do that job to the best of its ability. I take a lot of pride in being well-rounded, do a lot of things, and I think it’s big for a running back to keep the quarterback safe, keep him untouched.

Elliott certainly did that job well. Prescott went 42 di 58 per 403 yards and three touchdowns almost a year after suffering a devastating leg injury.

The Cowboys are expected to ramp up their running game against the Los Angeles Chargers Sunday at 4:15 p.m. E.

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