It’s a weird world that we live in today. Late last week, former Ohio State running back Ezekiel Elliott was selected fourth overall in the 2016 NFL Draft by the Cowboys. So at the moment, Elliott should be making headlines for, you know, football. Or at the very least, football-related things.
But instead, Elliott is making headlines right now because he’s apparently the latest pro athlete to let his guard down and allow a woman to snap a photo of him sleeping in bed. First, it was Julian Edelman. Then, it was James Harden. And now, it looks like it’s Elliott. This photo of a woman and a man who appears to be Elliott has made the rounds on social media over the last 24 hours:
A short time after the photo came out, Bears offensive lineman Kyle Long took to Twitter to voice his frustrations over photos like this one:
And if you haven’t already seen, Giants draft pick Eli Apple’s mom also sounded off on the attention that many NFL rookies receive immediately after they are drafted:
Elliott is yet to comment on the photo above—and it's unclear whether or not it's a recent photo—but we’ll be sure to let you know if he has anything to say about it.
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[via The Big Lead]