NFC East Notes: Cowboys, Morris, Giants, Eagles

After signing Alfred Morris earlier this week, Cowboys executive Stephen Jones admitted his club likely wouldn’t have brought in an established running back if Ezekiel Elliott were not holding out. “We were going to look at something no matter what but probably not as much,” Jones said, via Clarence Hill of the Star Telegram. “Every time you are missing a guy you need to have a guy in here and it made sense for us to get a guy we were comfortable with.” Morris, who served as Elliott’s backup in 2016 and 2017, says he’s been given no assurances that he’ll stick on Dallas’ roster if/when Elliott returns to the team.

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  1. Jeff Zanghi

    Assuming Golden Tate is telling the truth about the situation (which is an “If” but it does seem like he may well be) – that really sucks for him. Like not only does he get suspended and labeled a cheater in the eyes of many… he has to announce to the world that he and his wife are struggling to get pregnant. Like I understand it from both sides but just feel for the guy as it sounds like he was just trying to deal with a very personal issue and wound up getting himself in trouble with the NFL.

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