Jerry Jones doesn't think NFL will punish Elliott for Vegas incident
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Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones is confident the NFL will not discipline Ezekiel Elliott for knocking a security guard to the ground at a Las Vegas music festival on Saturday.

"I think that the main thing is that I don't see anything that needs supporting," Jones said on Thursday, according to ESPN's Todd Archer. "In terms of his status with us, (it) has not been impacted in any way. And frankly, I know how conscientious he has been in the offseason, and that's good enough. No, I don't see that having any consequences for us."

The running back was handcuffed by police following the altercation but was not arrested. Elliott's attorney, Frank Salzano, labeled the incident an overreaction by the festival's security after his client was shown arguing with his girlfriend.

Elliott was suspended for six games in 2017 after an NFL investigation into an incident with his ex-girlfriend. He wasn't charged with a criminal offense, but the league doesn't require one to enforce its own punishment.

The Pro Bowler is under contract through 2020, but he and the Cowboys are in the midst of negotiating a long-term extension. The looming deal is expected to make him the NFL's highest-paid running back.

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