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Ezekiel Elliott Has Honest Admission On Losing Snaps To Tony Pollard

Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott

Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott

The Dallas Cowboys dominated the Minnesota Vikings in all three phases Sunday in a 40-3 blowout victory. 

While an aggressive Cowboys' defense limited Kirk Cousins to 105 yards passing, Dallas' offense put on a show. 

Highlighted by Dak Prescott's two touchdown passes and a rushing attack that eclipsed 150 yards on the ground, the Cowboys moved to 7-3 with their decisive Week 11 victory. 

Dallas' typical change-of-pace back, Tony Pollard, set a game-high in both receiving (109) and rushing yards (80) for the Cowboys, while also adding two receiving scores. 

Asked if Pollard's increasing snap share bothers him on Tuesday, Ezekiel Elliott told reporters "no, not at all" and noted that he only cares about winning games. 

"No, not at all. I think we’ve all got the same goal - go out there and win football games, however we need to do that. You know, that's what matters," Elliott said when asked by Ed Werder if Pollard's increasing workload bothers him. 

With Pollard's recent emergence, Dallas now has two backs averaging over 60 rushing yards per game. 

If Elliott's rushing style can be described as thunder, Pollard is the Cowboys' lightning. 

Reportedly clocking in with a 4.38 40-yard dash time in his collegiate pro day, Pollard has displayed a burst this season that simply hasn't been seen with the aging Ezekiel Elliott. 

Further, Pollard has been one of the most efficient backs in football this season, averaging a whopping 5.9 yards per carry on 118 attempts. Elliott, despite carrying the ball six more times, only checks in at 3.9 yards per rush. 

A favorable matchup with the New York Giants awaits Pollard in Week 12. Against Detroit last Sunday, the Giants allowed 160 rushing yards and gave up four touchdowns to Lions' backs. 

Dallas, 7-3, will look to make up ground in the highly-competitive NFC East Sunday with a win over the Giants.