The last year of Ezekiel Elliott's seven-year career with the Dallas Cowboys is upon us.
Elliott and the Cowboys are breaking up, and the seasoned running back will become a free agency, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter.
The NFL Network's Ian Rapoport provided further information on the release, stating that "he'll be designated as a post-June 1 release to create cap space."
Elliott's release was predicted since earlier today, sources indicated that the running back would be leaving.
2022 questioned the 27-year-old's durability and performance. Dallas finished 12-5 and reached the divisional round with Elliott averaging 3.8 yards per run.
Early March ESPN's Todd Archer proposed Elliott's exit. Archer suggested Dallas wouldn't re-sign Elliott because Tony Pollard was better.
Elliott's non guaranteed $10.4 million basic pay counts $16.4 million against the wage cap. Before firing DeMarcus Ware and Dez Bryant, the Cowboys did not propose wage cuts.
Elliott may join any team instantly. The three-time Pro Bowler's 2022 performance creates market concerns.