NFL Best Ball: Is Zeke Still a Top-Five Pick if He Holds Out?

Ezekiel Elliott was expected to be taken with one of the first few picks in most draft rooms, but a contract holdout may be a cause for concern. Our experts discuss how far, if at all, the stud running back has fallen down their rankings.

Is Ezekiel Elliott Still a Top-Five Pick if He Holds Out?

STLCards: It’s close, but I will say yes as of now. Elliott doesn’t have as much leverage as Melvin Gordon, especially given his occasional off the field troubles. With two years left on his rookie deal, I don’t see the holdout extending to the regular season. However, this is definitely something to monitor closely.

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