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Friday NFL Headlines: Talking Ezekiel Elliot suspension and a HUGE trade

From Ezekiel Elliott’s suspension to the Rams trade for Sammy Watkins, a lot has happened Friday morning...

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On this fine August Friday, you probably woke up expecting the NFL’s top stories for today to revolve around last night’s preseason action, with intriguing quarterbacks Mitchell Trubisky, DeShone Kizer, and Jimmy Garoppolo making their preseason debuts on Thursday night.

But then NFL news started dropping...

It started with the Zeke news when Adam Schefter reported that Ezekiel Elliott was going to be suspended for six games stemming from his July 2016 incident.

Then further reports came out suggesting that Elliott has been involved in as many as three domestic violence incidents...

According to reports, Cowboys’ owner Jerry Jones is furious. Elliott has three days to appeal his suspension. There’s a chance it gets reduced to four games.

While the NFL world was going crazy reacting the suspension of 2016’s leading rusher, Offensive Rookie of the Year, All-Pro running back, the Los Angeles Rams, Buffalo Bills, and Philadelphia Eagles decided to jump into the headlines...

In what appears to be a three-way trade (or possible two separate two-way trades), the Bills have dealt former top-ten pick Sammy Watkins and former second-round cornerback Ronald Darby.

Darby heads to the Eagles to help improve a suspect secondary in return for wide receiver Jordan Matthews, who has frustrated Eagles fans for a few years now with his inconsistency. Nelson Agholor will get his chance to shine next to Alshon Jeffery and Torrey Smith.

The Bills declined to pick up Sammy Watkins 5th-year option, meaning he would have been an unrestricted free agent after 2017. Now the Rams will likely attempt to negotiate a long-term deal with Jared Goff’s new number one receiver.

The Rams bid farewell to former 6th-round pick E.J. Gaines, who will take Ronald Darby’s cornerback spot with Buffalo.

Some draft picks were also exchanged between the teams, and the Bills will be set to add a mass amount of talent in the 2018 draft.

A lot is going on in the NFL. Might we see even more action? Stay tuned...