NFL won't fine Ezekiel Elliott for Salvation Army kettle jump

    The Dallas Cowboys' Ezekiel Elliott celebrates in a Salvation Army kettle after scoring a touchdown Sunday.

    Story highlights

    • Salvation Army says it saw a 61 percent increase in online donations after Elliott jumped into the kettle
    • Elliott still will donate to the Salvation Army even though he won't be fined

    (CNN)Ezekiel Elliott saw the huge red Salvation Army kettle during warmups. Then he got an idea.

    It was Sunday night in Arlington, Texas, and the Dallas Cowboys were hosting the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Elliott, the Cowboys' rookie running ba