The Facts: As the regular season draws near, every day of Elliott holding out from joining the Cowboys offers another bit of news -- or at least opining -- from owner Jerry Jones. According to NFL.com, the latest comes as the Cowboys concluded their preseason slate on Thursday against the Buccaneers and it seems as though the realization of Elliott missing the start of the regular season could be creeping in. "I'm operating as though right now he's going to miss regular season games," Jones said.
Diehards Line:Jones continued: "My entire expectation for what we're putting together as a team right now would anticipate with him holding out ... that he's going to miss games. I just accept that. ..." Elliott has been missing in action for the duration of Cowboys training camp and their preseason games as the reigning NFL rushing titlist is looking for a contract extension with two years remaining upon his rookie deal.