FRISCO, Texas (CBSDFW.COM/AP) – Dallas Cowboys operating again Ezekiel Elliott pulled up his jersey to disclose a brand new “Feed Me” tattoo on his abdomen after scoring the staff’s first landing of the season towards the Rams.
The 2-time speeding champion mentioned he obtained the tattoo over the summer season, with the message primarily based on the slogan that grew out of Elliott’s spoon-feeding hand sign on the finish of his first-down performs.
And whereas Elliott mentioned it was “tremendous painful,” it didn’t interrupt his attendance at summer season throwing classes at quarterback Dak Prescott’s home.
“I feel like the following day we went and threw at Dak’s and it was all swollen and puffy,” mentioned Elliott, who had 127 yards from scrimmage and each Dallas touchdowns in a 20-17 loss to Los Angeles. “It was terrible. Not going to lie. It was painful, however proud of the end result.”
Defensive finish DeMarcus Lawrence needed to mood his enthusiasm for the brand new physique artwork.
“I imply, I obtained children, so I wouldn’t say I approve it,” Lawrence mentioned. “But it surely’s a dope tattoo.”
As for parental approval on the Elliott facet, the 2016 All-Professional mentioned: “At this level, my mother is like over getting mad at me for getting tattoos. Now she’s coming round to them.”
First-year coach Mike McCarthy gave the impression to be saying he didn’t see the a part of the tape with Elliott’s celebration.
“I’m sorry I missed the view of the tattoo, however he’s an thrilling participant and brings nice vitality to our soccer staff,” McCarthy mentioned. “That’s all I’ve to say about that, I assume. Perhaps I’ll get to see it down the road.”
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