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Source: NFLPA requests TRO to block Elliott ban

The NFL Players Association has filed a request for a temporary restraining order on behalf of Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott, seeking to put his six-game suspension on hold again, a source tells ESPN's Josina Anderson.

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Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

The Mavs signed SG Gian Clavell to a two-way contract, according to a source.

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Texas coach Tom Herman on the emotional aftermath of losing the Red River Showdown 29-24 to rival Oklahoma on Saturday: "We were hurt. That's one that stings for awhile...That was gut-wrenching and it should be."

Jake Trotter ESPN Staff Writer 

Texas Tech coach Kliff Kingsbury, on what would've happened if he'd doubled as a QB/LB in college like Iowa State's Joel Lanning: "I would have been a fraternity guy. Because it wouldn't have happened."

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Recruiting Insiders: Week 7 news

Top-10 teams Alabama and USC got the chance to post impressive wins in front of some of the two teams' current and future targets, including potential Trojans signal-caller Tanner McKee.

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Jake Trotter ESPN Staff Writer 

Oklahoma QB Baker Mayfield completed all six of his passes thrown 15 or more yards downfield against Texas, tied for his most such completions in an FBS game this season, according to ESPN Stats & Info.

ESPN Stats & Info

Jags stand out on special teams

Thanks to some great punting in its upset of Troy on Wednesday night, South Alabama grades out as the most efficient special-teams unit of Week 7. Baylor, Iowa State and Stanford had great showings as well.

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Frogs fantastic on D in Week 7

After holding Kansas State to just two field goals on Saturday, TCU graded out as the highest defensive efficiency of Week 7. Iowa State, Alabama and Cal stood out as well.