Dallas Cowboys tailback Ezekiel Elliott became the first offensive player to be penalized under the NFL’s new use-of-helmet rule Sunday.
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After the penalty, Elliott was evaluated by medical personnel and missed five snaps before returning.
Elliott said he suffered a stinger on the play, not a concussion, but he was able to return after missing five snaps.
Through the first 13 weeks of the season, there were a total of 10 flags for use of helmet.
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