ARLINGTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 25: Ezekiel Elliott #21 of the Dallas Cowboys celebrates after Alfred Morris #46 of the Dallas Cowboys scored against the Chicago Bears in the second quarter at AT&T Stadium on September 25, 2016 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Off-the-field troubles mounting as Ezekiel Elliott appeals misdemeanor conviction

Elliott, the fourth overall pick in the 2016 draft out of Ohio State, rushed for 1,631 yards and 15 touchdowns as a rookie last season, leading the NFL in rushing yards.