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Cowboys working out a bunch of backs


After losing Lance Dunbar for the rest of the season, just as he was showing up, the Cowboys are suddenly short at running back.

According to former personnel man Bryan Broaddus of the Cowboys’ official website, the team is working out a handful of backs this morning.

On hand for the Cowboys cattle calls are running backs Armando Allen, Curtis Brinkley, Delone Carter and Shaun Draughn and fullback Tyler Clutts.

Draughn and Carter have actually done some decent things at previous points in the league, but the Cowboys are scraping the bottom of the barrel here.

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17 Responses to “Cowboys working out a bunch of backs”
  1. dublindemonszfl says: Dec 3, 2013 10:12 AM

    Lawrence Maroney is ready to go, and Tiki Barber is flabbergasted.

  2. general74 says: Dec 3, 2013 10:15 AM

    Why doesn’t a guy like Beanie Wells get a look. I know he didn’t produce much in Arizona but he was also always hurt. If healthy he could be a nice pickup on the cheap to prove himself. Low risk high reward with a guy like that if you ask me.

  3. snaponrules says: Dec 3, 2013 10:33 AM

    That’s all they need is bottom of the barrel. They are playing the Bears defence who makes every back look like a pro bowler. An undrafted rookie for the rams ran for 100 yards in a HALF. Brandon Jacobs ran all over them after not playing, or even practicing for a year.
    The Bear defence is ranked 32’nd in the league for a reason.

  4. everest71 says: Dec 3, 2013 10:39 AM

    Screw it, call tebow. These guys need a prayer anyways haha

  5. donttrip22 says: Dec 3, 2013 10:48 AM

    Next man up its how we roll GO COWBOYS ! !

  6. hernandez0792 says: Dec 3, 2013 10:56 AM

    Herschel Walker thinks he can still play, is he available?

  7. chaunce922 says: Dec 3, 2013 10:59 AM

    Beanie Wells got several workouts this past summer and could barely finish them, or when he did finish them his knee would get all swollen and couldnt finish physicals.

    Its likely his career is over since he knee cant hold up but he’ll probably have one last chance this summer to prove he can stay healthy, if not he’ll be just another Ohio St running back that didnt make it in the NFL..


  8. dgilet1 says: Dec 3, 2013 12:01 PM

    Thomas jones, Michael turner, or Cedric benson…

  9. lovethelions says: Dec 3, 2013 12:03 PM

    Cowboys working out a bunch of backs…


    Go LIONS!!!

  10. bunjy96 says: Dec 3, 2013 12:13 PM

    What caused the big drop in Bears defense? Can’t be just the loss of their MLB.

  11. broncostevenp says: Dec 3, 2013 12:25 PM

    Where is Lance Ball on the list?

  12. mrgroovesd says: Dec 3, 2013 12:29 PM

    Beanie Wells actually tore his achilles during a workout recently so he’s out for awhile.

  13. bhindenemylines says: Dec 3, 2013 12:30 PM

    Wow, what a vote of confidence this is for Murray, Randall, and Tanner. I get that none of these guys are the change of pace RB that Dunbar was, but they all know the offense and the Cowboys won several games when Dunbar didn’t even play. At this point you just need to go with what you’ve got.

  14. cowpiesnotcowboys says: Dec 3, 2013 1:06 PM

    Based on his name alone Clutts is a perfect match for the Cowboys.

  15. tinbender2000 says: Dec 3, 2013 1:33 PM

    Cowboys working out a bunch of hacks

    That’s what I read when I first saw the headline.

  16. mikeking55 says: Dec 3, 2013 5:44 PM

    Give the 3 guys we have the respect they are due
    They have been there all season
    Not for some waste of space reject to turn up

  17. banditnoble says: Dec 4, 2013 1:59 PM

    His title is full back not tail back! Big difference.

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