Running back Ezekiel Elliott of the Dallas Cowboys showed he has a future in the sport. But rumors are swirling that his actions of visiting a marijuana dispensary a day before their match against the Seattle Seahawks, Thursday.
TMZ posted a video of Elliott is visiting Herban Legend, a marijuana dispensary located near where they played the Seahawks. The gossip website stressed that Elliott did not buy any marijuana in the place where tourists often visit. TMZ even stated that Elliott was neither hiding nor embarrassed spotted at the place as he also had his photo taken with some fans.
The NFL has imposed that the use of marijuana is illegal and surely Elliott’s recent sighting will cause him to be under their radar for investigation. The league is also interested in Elliott’s domestic violence case filed by his ex-girlfriend. Cowboys’ owner and general manager Jerry Jones remind Elliott to watch out for his action and be mindful as people’s perception.
“It’s just not good,” Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said. “That’s a part of just really getting the big picture here.”
The 21-year old player out of Ohio State University showed a promising performance for the Cowboys despite their 27-17 loss. Elliott had a total of seven carries for a total of 48-yards and a hamstring injury cut it short not mentioning the untimely hit on Tony Romo.
If there is one person who backs Elliott’s action is no less than rapper Snoop Dogg, who describes the NFL laws and guidelines against weed as “stupid.” Dogg told TMZ that there has no report of any NFL player getting into trouble because of using weed. He added that there are more NFL players getting into trouble because of alcohol for acting more violent.
Buying weed in Seattle is legal for recreational use while most of the states consider it as a banned substance. Though many see Elliott has a future with the Cowboys together with Dak Prescott, but with the recent incidents, it puts him in a bad light.
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