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Ezekiel Elliott Will Play in Cowboys-Raiders Preseason Game: Jason Garrett

Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott will play in Saturday night's preseason game against the Oakland Raiders.

Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett made the announcement at a news conference Thursday morning.

Garrett said Elliott would have a similar workload to last year's third preseason game, when he had seven carries for 48 yards against the Seattle Seahawks.

Elliott faces a six-game suspension to start the 2017 season for violating the NFL's personal conduct policy. Elliott has appealed the suspension.

NBC 5 Sports' Pat Doney contributed to this report.

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