Ezekiel Elliott says he feels 'normal' after battle with coronavirus, has concerns about player safety
Dallas Cowboys who run back Ezekiel Elliott say he is recovering well from the corona virus. Elliott admitted that he had a few hard days, but now feels "good".
"I feel good, I feel normal. I still can't train, ”said Elliott.
Elliott made these comments during an interview with USA Today's Jori Epstein. Elliott, 24, said he was dealing with coughing and shortness of breath.
Zeke says NFL needs more answers about player safety and health before playing.
"Because I think I got corona and it didn't really affect me. But a lot of people have children, they may have children with asthma, their parents or grandparents may live with them."
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Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott says on Twitch that he feels "good" and "normal" after a positive COVID-19 test.
Zeke said he had symptoms like coughing, shortness of breath for 1-2 days. Can't train yet, but he feels much better.
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Elliott was also concerned about the safety of other NFL players. He mentioned that other players, even though he was fine, could have children or live with people who were ill. Elliott said he wanted to have an NFL season in 2020, but noted that the league must properly deal with the safety of players and teams.
"I just feel like a lot of moving parts need to be found out," said Elliott. "I just don't know how to keep the players healthy. You have to put the players 'health first. And it's not even so much that I would say the players' health because I have corona and it is me not really affected. But many people have children, they may have children with asthma, their parents or grandparents may live with them.
"We need to find a way to ensure that players and their families, as well as coaches and their families, are not at risk."
The NFL intends to hold the 2020 season as usual, despite the impending spread of the corona virus. The league will likely have to follow strict guidelines to actually play games. The NFL training camps are expected to start in July.
Elliott is the biggest name in the NFL that reveals a positive test, and he was furious with the information that was released to the media. Elliott's positive test became public in mid-June, so he would probably be ready for the cowboys training camp as long as he tested the virus negative.
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