Darren McFadden news, rumors and stats

 

Darren McFadden

Dallas Cowboys
Running Back

Ht: 6.1 | Wt: 210

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YearTmGRushRush YdsRush AvgRush TDRush 2ptRecRec YdsRec AvgRec TDRec 2ptTchsTot YdsFum Lost
2008OAK131134994.4240292859.83001427841
2009OAK131043563.42102124511.67001256013
2010OAK1322311575.19704750710.793027016643
2011OAK71136145.4340191548.11101327681
2012OAK122167073.2720422586.14102589652
2013OAK101143793.3250171086.35001314871
Average:147619440292609101768782
Total:8833712423017515579501058526911

Cowboys | Darren McFadden's arm an issue

Mon, 05 Sep 2016 13:28:26 -0700

Dallas Cowboys RB Darren McFadden (arm) said he can't straighten his right arm all the way yet, and he may not be able to fully straighten it again.

Fantasy Tip: McFadden is no stranger to injuries, and he'll take a backseat to Ezekiel Elliott this year anyway even if/when he is healthy. McFadden is still draftable, but he may not be worth starting in any given week as long as Elliott is healthy and with Alfred Morris also in the mix.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Dallas Morning News - Brandon George

Cowboys | Darren McFadden may miss first six weeks

Sat, 03 Sep 2016 12:12:35 -0700

Dallas Cowboys RB Darren McFadden (elbow) is expected to start the season on the Reserve/Non-Football Injury list. The Cowboys received trade interest in McFadden but they intend to keep him, according to a source.

Fantasy Tip: It appears like McFadden will not be able to play until around mid season, so owners probably should avoid him in their drafts. Ezekiel Elliott will receive most of the work at running back with McFadden out and should be a No. 1 running back in drafts.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: NFL Network - Ian Rapoport

Cowboys | Darren McFadden ready to return

Fri, 02 Sep 2016 09:34:16 -0700

Dallas Cowboys RB Darren McFadden (elbow) said he is "definitely" ready to return to practice Thursday, Sept. 1. McFadden will miss the first six games of the season if he is not activated from the Active/Non-Football Injury list before the final roster cuts Saturday, Sept. 3.

Fantasy Tip: Dallas has a crowded running back group with Ezekiel Elliott, Alfred Morris, Darius Jackson and Lance Dunbar also in the mix. Activating McFadden before Saturday could force the Cowboys to cut Jackson or Dunbar, so with McFadden also rumored to be involved in trade negotiations, his early-season fantasy value is extremely murky. At this point, it is best to downgrade him to a late-round target. His resurgence last season (4.6 yards per carry) was also likely more influenced by the Dallas offensive line than McFadden's running abilities.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Dallas Morning News - Brandon George

Cowboys | Teams interested in Darren McFadden

Tue, 30 Aug 2016 12:19:20 -0700

Dallas Cowboys RB Darren McFadden has drawn trade interest from multiple teams, but the Cowboys want to hold on to the running back.

Fantasy Tip: When healthy, McFadden will likely play second fiddle to Ezekiel Elliott in 2016. He was one of only seven running backs to run for at least 1,000 yards last season, but his injury history and status as a backup are too much to make him more than a deep flier.

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Cowboys | Two Dallas backs in pads Monday

Mon, 15 Aug 2016 15:36:30 -0700

Dallas Cowboys RBs Darren McFadden (elbow) and Lance Dunbar (knee) were in pads on the side for their rehabilitation work Monday, Aug. 15.

Fantasy Tip: Both Dunbar and McFadden would be beneficial to the Cowboys' passing game upon their return. It's not clear exactly when they will return, though, and Ezekiel Elliott remains the primary running back. Dunbar and McFadden are still worth mid- to late-round consideration, with added value in PPR leagues.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Dallas Morning News - Brandon George

Cowboys | Darren McFadden not close

Wed, 10 Aug 2016 14:26:45 -0700

Dallas Cowboys RB Darren McFadden (elbow) is working hard in his recovery from offseason elbow surgery but is not expected to play in the near future, according to head coach Jason Garrett.

Fantasy Tip: Owners should monitor the situation to see if McFadden will be ready for the start of the regular season. McFadden probably will be the primary backup running back this season and will see limited playing time. McFadden could be a late-round option in fantasy leagues as a handcuff to Ezekiel Elliott.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: DallasCowboys.com - Rob Phillips

Cowboys | Darren McFadden designation update

Fri, 29 Jul 2016 12:35:23 -0700

Dallas Cowboys RB Darren McFadden (elbow) was placed on the Active/Non-Football Injury list Friday, July 29.

Fantasy Tip: McFadden is expected to be ready for Week 1 of the regular season, but missing all of training camp is concerning. It'll plant him firmly behind Ezekiel Elliott on the depth chart, and there could be very limited touches behind the first-round selection, as Elliott is expected to be a true bell-cow back. McFadden is a depth grab in the later middle rounds of drafts, and he's also nice insurance for Elliott owners.

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Cowboys | Darren McFadden on track for opener

Wed, 27 Jul 2016 10:05:21 -0700

Dallas Cowboys RB Darren McFadden (elbow) received positive results from his bone scan, and he's on track for the season opener.

Fantasy Tip: The injury really couldn't have come at a worse time, and the buzz now revolves around Ezekiel Elliott. Some pundits have Elliott in line for 300-plus carries, which doesn't leave a lot of scraps for McFadden. He'll be active in the passing game, though, and he's still worth taking as an RB4 in PPR leagues.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: BleacherReport.com - Jason Cole

Cowboys | Darren McFadden eyeing preseason return

Fri, 22 Jul 2016 18:29:32 -0700

Dallas Cowboys RB Darren McFadden (elbow) will have a scan on his broken elbow Monday, July 25, and he said hopes to return during the preseason.

Fantasy Tip: McFadden should be owned in all formats in case something happens to Ezekiel Elliott on the field or if Elliott's recent off-field issues turn out to have long-term ramifications. However, McFadden is a merely a RB4 candidate if Elliott is available.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: BleacherReport.com - Jason Cole

Cowboys | Darren McFadden story revised

Wed, 29 Jun 2016 09:38:32 -0700

Updating previous reports, Dallas Cowboys RB Darren McFadden (elbow) said he was injured in a slightly different way than the team, who said McFadden was injured trying to save his cellphone, released to the public. McFadden said his phone was in his hand, but he slipped down and fell on the elbow. He said he still has a few weeks in a brace after June 14 surgery, and it's possible he could miss the season opener.

Fantasy Tip: Ezekiel Elliott has a golden opportunity in training camp and only has Alfred Morris to stave off. Morris has very meager RB4 or RB5 value in fantasy. Elliott has drawn rave reviews, but taking him as anything more than an RB2 is a risk. McFadden seems to have the upper hand over Morris because he's a better receiver than the former Redskin, but McFadden is an RB4 in fantasy.

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