We’re now a week from the NFL regular season kicking off, and the probability of Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott actually missing games keeps looking stronger.

Cowboys owner Jerry Jones told reporters after the team’s preseason game on Thursday that Elliott continuing his holdout into the regular season is an expectation at this point.

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If Jones doesn’t want to give Elliott something in the realm of Todd Gurley money soon, missing games is probably a reasonable assumption at this point.

Flip the Pages to see what Jerry had to say: