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Ezekiel Elliott sets Cowboys rookie rushing mark

Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott rushed for more than 100 yards for the third time this season. He is the first rookie in franchise history to rush for more than 100 yards in three consecutive games.
Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott rushed for more than 100 yards for the third time this season. He is the first rookie in franchise history to rush for more than 100 yards in three consecutive games. Special to the Star-Telegram

ARLINGTON Ezekiel Elliott became the first Dallas Cowboys rookie to rush for more than 100 yards in three consecutive games Sunday.

Elliott crossed the 100-yard rushing mark in the third quarter of Sunday’s game against the Cincinnati Bengals at AT&T Stadium, which the Cowboys led 28-0 at the end of the third quarter. He has 133 yards on 14 carries through three quarters.

Elliott had 138 yards against San Francisco last week and 140 against the Chicago Bears.

Calvin Hill, Julius Jones, and DeMarco Murray each had two consecutive games of 100 or more yards as rookies.

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