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NFLPA director Smith asks why Elliott investigation took so long

NFLPA director Smith asks why Elliott investigation took so long
Published On: Sat, Aug 12
December 1, 2013; San Francisco, CA, USA; St. Louis Rams tackle Jake Long (77) blocks against San Francisco 49ers outside linebacker Aldon Smith (99) during the third quarter at Candlestick Park. The 49ers defeated the Rams 23-13. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

NFL Players Association executive director DeMaurice Smith discussed Ezekiel Elliott's six game suspension that was handed down by the NFL on Friday morning in an interview with the MMQB's Albert Breer.

Elliot was suspended after multiple domestic violence incidents that amount to a violation of the leagues Personal Conduct Policy.

The league announced the news on Friday after multiple reports indicated he would miss time. Six games has been the leagues standard for a domestic violence punishment. The NFL cited an extensive investigation into the matter and found substantive and persuasive evidence that Elliott was physically abusive toward his ex-girlfriend, Tiffany Thompson.

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