Dallas Cowboys running back situation turning into a debacle

In just a few months, the Dallas Cowboys have gone from possessing the league’s 2014 lead rusher DeMarco Murray to possibly starting undrafted free agent running back, Gus Johnson, in Thursday’s preseason game. Wait, who? It has gotten that bad for Dallas with their current leading running backs all sidelined with injuries. Running back Joseph Randle is the latest of the Cowboys...
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5 Most Compelling Camp Competitions: #4 - McFadden vs Dunbar vs Randle

Last season the Dallas Cowboys found their identity and became a power running team. That philosophical change resulted in a 12-4 regular season, a playoff berth and a subsequent playoff victory. Although DeMarco Murray, who in the offseason departed to the Philadelphia Eagles, received the majority of the headlines after rushing for over 1,800 yards and 13 TDs, Dallas’ offensive...
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August 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Dallas Cowboys officially release RB Ryan Williams

So much for that theory. According to Nick Eatman of the Dallas Cowboys official website, the team has released running back Ryan Williams, who was considered an under-the-radar candidate to replace DeMarco Murray. Cowboys have officially cut RB Ryan Williams and LB Cam Lawrence — Nick Eatman (@nickeatman) July 28, 2015   According to ESPN’s Todd Archer, Williams underwent...
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July 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Emmitt Smith: Cowboys offense could be 'more potent' in 2015

Former Dallas Cowboys star running back Emmitt Smith is among those who believe the team’s offense won’t suffer after losing DeMarco Murray to the Philadelphia Eagles in free agency. Speaking with 1310 The Ticket in Dallas, Smith made it clear he expects the team’s running game to thrive without Murray: Emmitt Smith on @dfwticket said he expects Cowboys run game to have...
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July 20, 2015  |  Discuss

The Dallas Cowboys running back situation after Murray

The departure of Demarco Murray to the Philadelphia Eagles (via free agency) has left a lot of questions being asked as to who will be his successor. It is May 2015 and that question has not been answered yet. Although the Dallas Cowboys have signed Darren McFadden, they are still keeping their eyes peeled for a running back that can contribute to the team. Right now in OTAs, the...
June 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Am I The Only One? - NFL Offseason Edition

Dallas Cowboys fans are some of the tightest-knit football fans on the planet, with weekly meet-up groups from Los Angeles, to Denver, (to Boston...) and even to rival towns in Northern Virginia and NYC .Despite having a large, nationwide fan base in which to talk their beloved 'Boys, even Cowboys fans can feel alone in their opinions of the team, or with questions...
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May 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Chris Johnson could be the lightning in the bottle for the Dallas Cowboys

The Dallas Cowboys have a plethora of options when it comes to the running back position. They have newly acquired Darren McFadden, Joe Randle, Lance Dunbar and former first round pick Ryan Williams. In no way should the Cowboys go into this season thinking that they are fully set at running back because each one comes with their own problems. Darren McFadden only has one 16...
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May 08, 2015  |  Discuss

The Road Ahead after 4-1 Start

The 2014 NFL season has, for the most part, gone as planned over the first five weeks. The teams you expected to be good are just that, and the bad teams have also held form. You could make a case for the struggling New Orleans Saints as shocking, or you may not have expected the San Diego Chargers to be as good as a they’ve looked. But to me, judging by the reaction from around...
October 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Are The Cowboys Now Playoff Ready?

Now that the haze of Thanksgiving, and the tryptophan from the Cowboys victory, is out of our conscious, what’s next for the Cowboys?Besides a Monday night match-up with the Chicago Bears next week, the Cowboys have partial health and a potential playoff run ahead. Linebacker Sean Lee is expected back against the Bears, and Dallas’ schedule has a bit of ease to it.Before we get...
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December 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Backup tailback Dunbar has breakout game

ARLINGTON, Texas -- It only took 12 seconds Thursday for the Cowboys to dig themselves a hole against the Oakland Raiders. That's how long it took for rookie Terrance Williams to fumble the opening kickoff and watch Greg Jenkins return it 23 yards for a touchdown. It won't make a great Thanksgiving memory for Williams, but it will remain a footnote thanks to a breakout performance...
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November 28, 2013  |  Discuss
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