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Cowboys' Ezekiel Elliott accused of domestic violence, per report

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Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott has been accused of domestic violence, according to a police report obtained by TMZ. Elliott was not arrested. He denied doing anything wrong.

News of this police report follows alarming posts that were discovered on the Instagram account of Elliott's supposed girlfriend, Tiffany Thompson. The disturbing pictures show a number of bruises and scrapes in different locations on Thompson's body. Thompson wrote the following message in one of her Instagram posts.

Just for every moment out there getting abused it’s time to put a stop to it. This has been happening to me for months and it finally got out of control to where I was picked up and thrown across the room by my arms. Thrown into walls. Being choked to where I have to gasp for breath. Bruised everywhere, mentally and physically abused. It’s not okay. So I want each and everyone one of you girls to step away now from domestic violence. You’re worth so much more. I got told it was called "tough love" I’m sorry if you love someone you don’t touch your loved ones. #stopdomesticviolence

She also tagged Elliott's official Instagram account in another one of her posts showing her injuries.

Despite character concerns, the Cowboys drafted Elliott with the No. 4 overall pick in the 2016 NFL Draft. Dallas is no stranger to having players involved in domestic violence situations. Last year the Cowboys willingly signed Greg Hardy, despite the fact he was arrested for sexual assault in 2014.

The Cowboys have not yet released comment. They did tweet this out, though.

Stay tuned for more updates on this situation.

UPDATES: The NFL will investigate the Elliott allegations. The Cowboys reportedly believe the allegations aren't true.

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