The Dallas Cowboys have filed in court a declaration of support of the NFL Players Association’s emergency motion for a temporary restraining order or preliminary injunction fighting the six-game suspension levied by the league against running back Ezekiel Elliott. Cowboys general counsel Jason Cohen observed the three-day appeal hearing Elliott took part in this week in New York. He wrote that Elliott’s six-game suspension would “cause the Cowboys irreparable harm.” He said Elliott plays a “critical role on our team — both as a leader and a player” and every practice and game that Elliott misses “will hurt our team’s chances of having a successful season and making it to the 2017-2018 NFL playoffs and hopefully the Super Bowl.” The NFLPA filed a request for a temporary restraining order in the Eastern District of Texas, calling for the courts to block any suspension upheld by NFL arbitrator Harold Henderson, according to a court filing obtained by…

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