Cowboys' Ezekiel Elliott Is Demanding A Contract Extension In The Offseason

NFL insider Ian Rapoport has spoken to sources who gave him each indication Ezekiel Elliott is demanding a contract extension within the fseason. The timing this report could not be any worse from a fan’s perspective, with the Cowboys coming into the first-round  the playfs in a toss-up contest with the Seattle Seahawks over within the NFC.

Rapoport believes the premise for contract talks stems from a rise in Ezekiel Elliiot’s workload this season, and the ensuing need for safety given the odd likelihood harm. Lest we overlook Ezekiel’s spotty harm file which incorporates points together with his hamstring, neck, and a fractured wrist he suffered in school. All to say, Ezekiel Elliott gave himself as much as his restoration time, and it actually exhibits.

In his protection, Ezekiel has achieved the whole lot requested him by the Dallas Cowboys’ brass. Despite the various check-ups within the nurse’s fice, Elliott has been each bit the workhorse he describes in his pitch, courting again to 2016 on the outset his NFL profession. There is little precedent for operating backs within the NFL to obtain contract extensions earlier than their entry-level deal runs out, however Elliott is actually an distinctive case – particularly while you contemplate the power by which he entered the league in 2016. Elliott and the Cowboys do battle with the Seahawks tonight. Should they get the W, it will solely bolster his probabilities a increase within the fseason.


Chick-Fil-A Raises Wages To $17-18/Hour For Employees At Sacramento Location

Eric Mason, who owns a Chick-Fil-A franchise in Sacramento, has decided to increase some his employees hourly wages rather significantly. Those individuals known as “hospitality pressionals” will see their pay jump from $12.50-13/hour to a healthy $17-18/hour. In addition, these specialized staff members will also receive paid time f, while all employees can benefit from paid sick-days.

Mason recently spoke to a local television station about the decision, which was informed by a conscious effort to search for people “who are looking for long-term opportunity.” The company is creating a work environment that will help bolster an individual’s ability to “raise a family,” and “improve their lifestyle,” whilst stating how “the people are the real key to a successful business.”

As it stands, the minimum wage in California is $11/hour, and will increase nearly $0.50/year until it reaches $15 by the year 2022. 

Chick-Fil-A has always implemented more traditional business values, as they cease operation on Sundays, also known as the Sabbath Day. In the past, CEO Dan Cathy has expressed how his company staunchly supports “the biblical definition the family unit,” whilst decrying marriage equality as an opportunity to “invite God’s judgement.” Such comments inevitably spurred widespread outrage and a national boycott.