NFL Notes: Police Suspend Probe Into Ezekiel Elliott for Bar Incident

FRISCO, Texas -- Dallas police have suspended an investigation into an incident at a bar involving Ezekiel Elliott, the latest off-field issue for the Cowboys' star running back.

Police said Wednesday the investigation was suspended "due to the lack of a complaint," and that no other witnesses had come forward. The statement said investigators had made several unsuccessful attempts to reach the 30-year-old man who was punched in the nose Sunday night.

Dallas coach Jason Garrett said Wednesday he hadn't spoken to Elliott about the incident but planned to when players report to the practice facility Friday, a day before the team flies to California for training camp. Elliott wasn't named in the original police report.

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Elliott hasn't been cleared by the NFL over a domestic dispute last year in Columbus, Ohio. The 2016 NFL rushing leader also was seen visiting a legal marijuana shop before a preseason game in Seattle last year, and was caught on video pulling down a woman's shirt at a St. Patrick's Day parade.

Jaguars: Police say Fowler hit man, broke his glasses
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Jacksonville Jaguars defensive end Dante Fowler has been arrested in Florida on simple battery and criminal mischief charges.

St. Petersburg police said in a news release that Fowler was arrested Tuesday after getting into a confrontation with a man who made a comment about his driving.

An arrest report says Fowler exchanged words with the man before hitting him. The man's glasses were knocked off and Fowler stepped on them before taking a grocery bag, which included liquor, from the man and tossing it in a lake.

Police say the man wasn't injured.

An attorney isn't listed on jail records.

The Jaguars said in a statement they're gathering more information. Fowler played for the University of Florida and was the Jaguars' first-round draft pick in 2015.

Panthers: Team brings back Hurney as interim general manager
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Marty Hurney believes he is better prepared to make personnel decisions this time around with the Carolina Panthers.

The Panthers Wednesday brought back Hurney to be their interim general manager, two days after owner Jerry Richardson surprisingly fired Dave Gettleman.

Hurney was the Panthers GM from 1998-2012. He is credited for building the core of a team that reached the Super Bowl two seasons ago -- most of which still remains intact -- but he also drew criticism for being too loyal to aging veterans by giving out too many big contracts.

Hurney said he needs to more analytical -- and less emotional -- in his decisions.

"When the emotional part takes over then that's not good a lot of times," Hurney said. "... With the great general managers, the analytical part of their brain makes decisions, not the emotional part" (see full story).

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