Cowboys RB Joseph Randle undergoes thumb surgery
What are you looking for?
Latest NFL News and Rumors...

Maurice Jones-Drew and Darren McFadden are expected to provide the Raiders with an interesting one-two punch out of the ba... [read more] [All News & Rumors]
Bill Lazor has replaced Mike Sherman as the Dolphins' offensive coordinator this year, and one of the differences between ... [read more] [All News & Rumors]
As expected, the Raiders unloaded quarterback Terrelle Pryor on Monday. Less expected is that they actually got something ... [read more] [All News & Rumors]
Marquess Wilson has some more competition in his... [read more] [All News & Rumors]
Rams head coach Jeff Fisher said Sunday that quarterback Sam Bradford is doing really well as he rehabs from reconstructiv... [read more] [All News & Rumors]
A wide majority of NFL teams begin their offseason program this week. One of those teams is the Dallas Cowboys, who actual... [read more] [All News & Rumors]
 
 
 
 

Cowboys RB Joseph Randle undergoes thumb surgery

The Cowboys' desire to have rookie Joseph Randle @JRAN_1 be their No. 2 running back right away needs to be dialed back for a bit. Randle recently underwent thumb surgery and will be in a cast for at least six weeks. Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said the team knew about Randle's thumb issue when they drafted him in the fifth round. But Randle won't be completely out of action; Jones said Randle will still do some individual drills in minicamp and OTAs, and he is expected to be back to full strength by training camp.

Fantasy Analysis:

It's a significant development for Randle because his greatest strength as a running back may be his receiving skills. But assuming everything heals well, he should have a full training camp to prepare for the season behind injury-prone DeMarco Murray. Because Murray is a safe bet to miss games, Randle needs to be on your radar in every type of league. The underwhelming duo of Lance Dunbar and Phillip Tanner are the next two RBs on Dallas' depth chart.

Source:
Fort Worth Star-Telegram

0 Comments | Add Yours

There are no comments on this article yet.

You must login in order to comment:

If you do not have an account yet, register here -- it's free

Warning: You don't have cookies enabled in your internet broswer. Without cookies, you will not be able to login. Some web browsers allow cookies to be managed on a per-site basis.



News Archive
NFL News Feed: XML Feed
Subscribe to FFToolbox NFL News and Rumors by Email
Brian Murphy -
Follow on Twitter
Los Angeles, CA
FFToolbox Fantasy Football Writer since 2002
Follow me on Twitter: @Spokes_Murphy.

I have played fantasy sports since 2001, specializing in fantasy football and baseball. I wrote for FFToolbox from 2002-2005 and re-joined in 2009.

I am a journalism/mass communication grad student at Cal State University, Northridge. I am aiming to be a sports reporter for a website, newspaper, magazine, anything. I am a graduate from the University of Central Florida. I make my home in Long Beach, Calif.

While I grew up in California, my favorite football team has always been the New York Giants.
Partner of USA TODAY Sports Digital Properties