McFadden (groin) is listed as probable for Thursday's contest against the Panthers. Since taking over the No. 1 RB role in Dallas in Week 7, McFadden has recorded three 100-yard rushing performances in five games, while recording between 20 and 32 touches in each outing. Given such a massive workload, he should be able to produce against a staunch Carolina defense that has conceded 120.5 total yards and seven touchdowns to running backs in 2015.
McFadden (groin) was a limited participant at Tuesday's practice. McFadden didn't seem to aggravate his injury during Sunday's win over the Dolphins, finishing with 129 yards on 29 carries and 20 yards on three receptions. Assuming he practices in some capacity Wednesday, he should be fine to handle his usual massive workload in Thursday's game against a tough Carolina defense.
McFadden (groin) was listed as a non-participant on Monday's injury report, according to the Cowboys' official site. Monday's session was merely a walk-through, so McFadden could make a return to drills as early as Tuesday. His workload over the last month warrants a rest from time to time, as he's received between 20 and 32 touches in five consecutive games. As Thursday's outing against the Panthers approaches, expect his practice participation to confirm that he's again the Cowboys' No. 1 back.
McFadden carried 29 times for 129 yards and caught all three of his targets for 20 yards in Sunday's win over the Dolphins. In the return of Tony Romo, it was McFadden who carried the load on offense, setting a new season-high in total touches. The veteran stands to benefit from Romo's return, as teams will no longer be able to stack the box now that Dallas' down-the-field potential has returned. McFadden has now touched the ball at least 20 times in each of the last five games, and he has clearly established himself as the workhorse out of the backfield for as long as he remains healthy. The Cowboys will face a quick turnaround, with the Panthers coming to town on Thanksgiving.
McFadden (groin) is active for Sunday's contest in Miami, David Helman of the Cowboys' official site reports. Shrugging off a groin strain suffered mid-week, McFadden will continue to serve as the Cowboys' workhorse back, according to Brandon George of the Dallas Morning News. If he upholds his standard from four games as the starter -- he's received 31, 26, 28, and 20 touches during that span -- he shouldn't have a problem producing versus a Dolphins defense that's surrendered a league-worst 11 touchdowns to running backs in 2015.
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