In American Professional Sports, athletes are role models no matter what they tell you or want to believe about the public eye on them. You've heard the famous Charles Barkley quote, you know what guys like LeBron feel about the standards they are held to, but you can't argue the fact that players are emulated by the youth who are lost in their fandom.
That is why Ezekiel Elliott should remain suspended for six games, despite the fact that our legal system did not deem him guilty.
It's a difficult argument to make, and one even harsher for people who only provide words on a page on your cell phone right now, so let me do my job and get you the full take.
Colin Cowherd is calculated, he lays out what he feels, and it's in the audio right here: