The Dallas Cowboys are getting much attention these days as rumors are swirling that running back Darren McFadden is getting interest from around the league. Rumors have it that the Washington Redskins are showing interest in McFadden.
NFL insider Ian Rapoport reported that the Cowboys want to keep McFadden. They may be in a tight situation in the said position. Aside from McFadden, the Cowboys also have Alfred Morris and rookie Ezekiel Elliott, who are both doing good in the pre-season.
The #Cowboys have received calls from teams seeking to trade for RB Darren McFadden, source said. DAL really wants to keep him, though.
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) August 30, 2016
Despite injuring an elbow, McFadden has remained a target for teams, such as the Redskins, which are in need of a solid runner. They may have lost quarterback Tony Romo due to a back injury, the Cowboys remain a solid front in rushing attempts. If the Redskins can make an enticing offer, then the Cowboys may think again if they need to let loose of McFadden.
Prior to his Cowboys gig, McFadden was the fourth overall pick in the 2008 NFL Draft by the Oakland Raiders. He played with them until the 2014 season before injuries slowed him down and eventually signing with the Cowboys.
NFL teams are reportedly interested in acquiring Darren McFadden from the Cowboyshttps://t.co/bNFzR9Sofi
— FOX Sports (@FOXSports) August 30, 2016
McFadden last season has a total of 239 rushing attempts for 1,089 yards to his name. That also included three touchdowns, making him an ideal target for teams to engage in a trade. McFadden is on the road to recovery after a surgery to his elbow following an accident.
Despite the many calls as clear of a show of interest on McFadden, the Cowboys are not yet keen on letting him go. The Cowboys may have an overloaded roster in the running back position. But they want to keep the problem throughout the season. It would look as an advantage for them to have such talent at their disposal.
With rookie Dak Prescott set to take the starting job this season, the Cowboys are looking to run all season long. With McFadden getting healthy in time, the Cowboys look to rodeo their way pass among teams.
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