Aqib Talib

Cowboys' Elliott accused of quitting; Garrett plans chat

Ezekiel Elliott was accused of quitting by Hall of Fame running back LaDainian Tomlinson in Dallas' 42-17 loss to Denver.

Cowboys coach Jason Garrett never directly disagreed Monday.

While heaping praise on quarterback Dak Prescott for continuing to show fight in his first blowout loss as a pro, Garrett said he eventually would talk to Elliott about the second-year running back twice failing to pursue a defensive back after an interception.

Garrett's comments to reporters came a few hours after his radio show, when he similarly passed on a chance to dismiss Tomlinson's criticism .

"Zeke is one of the most natural competitors I've ever been around,"...