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Cowboys star Ezekiel Elliott explains why allowing fans at games is an 'advantage' this season
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Cheering fans will provide the Dallas Cowboys with an edge on their rivals when NFL teams return to the field this month, according to the team’s star running back, Ezekiel Elliott.
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The Cowboys are one of just seven NFL teams expected to play with some number of fans in attendance this fall due to local health guidelines during the coronavirus pandemic. Elliott, 25, pointed out that Dallas will benefit from friendly crowd noise at their home games while their NFC East rivals, the Philadelphia Eagles, Washington Football Team and New York Giants, are unable to host fans.
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“I think there will be a little bit of advantage,” Elliott told FOX Business. “Just having some noise in that stadium, it’s going to be different for teams coming in because obviously most teams aren’t having any fans. It’s definitely going to be handy when you go to away games, especially those division rivalries when you know the fans are going to turn out, like in Philly or in New York or in Washington. It’s going to be weird going there and them being quiet stadiums because we’re not used to it at all.”
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