Sport Elliott, other Cowboys conduct football camp in Mexico

00:56  08 april  2018
00:56  08 april  2018 Source:   nbcsports.com

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Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott during NFL football training camp in Oxnard, Calif., Tuesday, July 25, 2017. The league revised its personal conduct policy in 2014 following sharp criticism of a case involving former Baltimore running back Ray Rice.

Just last week in Canton, Ohio, the day before Cowboys owner/general manager Jerry Jones was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, he told reporters he didn’t anticipate Elliott Back in early July, a few weeks before the start of camp , Elliott was at a club when a DJ was punched in the face.

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The NFL wants football to be a global sport, and Ezekiel Elliott is doing his part to help make that happen.

Elliott and several other Cowboys are conducting a youth football camp in Mexico, in conjunction with the National Fantasy Football Convention. Elliott, coincidentally, spent his six-week, league-imposed suspension in Mexico last year.

Joining Elliott are Jaylon Smith, Taco Charlton, Anthony Brown and Kavon Frazier, and former Cowboy (current Raider) Keith Smith.

“It’s no secret that football is a growing around the world and we’re thrilled to play a part in spreading the game to our friends south of the border,” NFFC CEO Andy Alberth said, via Clarence Hill of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. “We take immense pride in making the yearly convention a Disneyland for football fans and can’t think of a better way to bring that same joy to kids that may not normally get the best exposure to America’s new pastime.”

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Cowboys owner Jerry Jones had maintained he hadn’t seen anything to indicate Elliott was guilty of domestic violence and he didn’t think his star back would be suspended. Jones made the comments several times, including during festivities last weekend when he was inducted into the Pro Football

The NFL has suspended Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott six games for violating the league's personal conduct policy, a Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott signs autographs at the end of the day at NFL football training camp in Oxnard, Calif., Tuesday, July 25, 2017.

The NFFC’s second convention will happen from July 13-15 in Dallas, and it will feature more than 200 NFL players.

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