Ezekiel Elliott remains under investigation by the NFL for domestic violence allegations, but made it clear he isn’t in any other trouble.
The Cowboys running back on Sunday denied a report from TMZ that claimed he had been held by police at a nightclub Friday night in Columbus, Ohio.
“But all my boys, stand up. We strong, right? We strong! We strong, right? All my boys, tell me one time: I can do anything I put my mind to. Now a lot of boys aren’t supposed to be soft-spoken. You know what I’m saying? One day y’all are going to have a very deep voice like this (in deep voice). One day, you’ll have a very, very deep voice.
“But the ladies, they’re supposed to be silent, polite, gentle. My men, my men (are) supposed to be strong. I want y’all to tell me what the third rule of life is: I can do anything I put my mind to. Scream it!”
Winston tried to explain himself after receiving criticism for his words, but he didn’t exactly apologize.
From the Tampa Bay Times:
“I was making an effort to interact with a young male in the audience Cheap Green Bay Packers Jerseys who didn’t seem to be paying attention, and I didn’t want to single him out so I asked all the boys to stand up,” Winston said. “During my talk, I used a poor word choice that may have overshadowed that positive message for some.”