NFL Notes: Ezekiel Elliott, Brandon Fields, Packers, Ravens

Ezekiel Elliott

  • Tom Pelissero of NFL Media, citing a league source, reports that the NFL has not engaged in any settlement discussions with the attorneys for Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott.
  • According to Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk, the league believes it’s possible that the court will rule from the bench on Monday.
  • Elliott’s appeal of the six-game suspension handed down the NFL is set to be heard in federal appeals court on Monday.

Brandon Fields

Former Miami Dolphins P Brandon Fields announced his retirement from the NFL, via his agent Ian Greengross on Friday.


  • Adam Schefter reports that MRI results came back negative on Packers RB Jamaal Williams‘ knee.
  • According to Schefter, Williams has no ligament damage and the injury is “purely muscular.”
  • Williams could miss the team’s Week 5 game against the Cowboys, but it’s unlikely he’ll be out any longer than that.


  • The Baltimore Ravens officially ruled out DT Brandon Williams on Sunday.
  • Ravens HC John Harbaugh said of Williams’ status: “It’s a matter of weeks when he got hurt. I’ll have my fingers crossed in the upcoming week or two.” (Jeff Zrebiec)

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