Cowboys’ Failure to Address RB in NFL Draft Will Be Team’s Undoing in 2015

May 6, 2015   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Each year in the NFL draft, there are picks that leave fans and pundits alike scratching their heads. It never fails.
2015 was no exception. However, for the Dallas Cowboys, it wasn't so much the picks they made as the one they didn't.
And unless the team pulls a rabbit out of their 10-gallon hats, the Cowboys' failure to address the running back position in the 2015 NFL draft will cost them dearly in the upcoming season.
After watching DeMarco Murray (who led the NFL in rushing in 2014) bolt Dallas for the Philadelphia Eagles in free agency, the prevailing wisdom was that Dallas would look to the backfield fairly early in this year's draft.
No dice. The Cowboys didn't draft a back on Day 1. Or Day 2. Or Day 3.
Team owner Jerry Jones told David Moore of The Dallas Morning News that the right opportunity to select a running back just never presented itself in Chicago:
Running back did not come our way. We would have liked to have drafted a running back...

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