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The Facts: NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell will appoint his designee Harold Henderson as Elliott's hearing officer, according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport and Tom Pelissero.
Diehards Line: In terms of how this plays out, Goodell's decision to suspend Elliott made it difficult to believe he could be a fair arbiter here. That's not to say Henderson will ruled a certain way. but it's worth noting that Henderson was the man who previously reduced Greg Hardy’s suspension from 10-4 games. Henderson is on the NFL/NFLPA Player Care Foundation. The hearing is expected to take place on Aug. 29.
The Facts: According to ESPN's Adam Schefter, Elliott officially has appealed his six-game suspension.
Diehards Line: According to ESPN's Adam Schefter, Elliott's appeal now is expected to be held August 29th. Commissioner Roger Goodell must also assign somebody -- perhaps himself -- to oversee and rule on the appeal. ... Stay tuned.
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