Cowboys' backfield among worst in NFL, per NFL.com writer

BY foxsports • June 16, 2015

Not everyone is confident that the Dallas Cowboys' backfield can recover from the loss of DeMarco Murray. NFL.com writer Marc Sessler completed an in-depth breakdown and ranking of every NFL team's backfield, and the Cowboys ranked just 26th-best.

Sessler is worried about putting too many eggs in Darren McFadden's basket, and it's difficult to argue against that point. McFadden has been injured throughout his career, and his one breakout season came back in 2011. Here is Sessler's take on the new Cowboys backfield:

"I'm not riding the Darren McFadden Hype Train in Dallas," Sessler wrote, per NFL.com "but this is his best fit since playing under Hue Jackson in Oakland. Randle has talent, but I can't place the Cowboys much higher with Murray — last year's rushing champ — out the door."

Sessler neglected to mention Lance Dunbar's name, and that might be a mistake. Dunbar has made waves in OTAs, and it sounds like the coaches are finally ready to give him an expanded role.

(h/t NFL)

Photo Credit: AP Photo/Brandon Wade



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