Dallas Cowboys running back Christine Michael has received some snaps with the first-team offense in practice this week, DallasCowboys.com reports.
"We've been giving him a few more reps this week to see how he's doing. I think he's doing a great job. We're excited to see him in the future here - I don't know how near that is. We make those decisions in the next coming days. But we're excited to have him," offensive coordinator Scott Linehan said Thursday.
The running back has been inactive for all three games so far since he was acquired from the Seattle Seahawks , but Michael could be getting closer to making his Cowboys debut. Joseph Randle is coming off a three-touchdown performance though, Lance Dunbar is off to an excellent start as the backfield pass-catching option and even Darren McFadden has done well when called upon, so barring an injury there wouldn't seem to be many snaps available for a fourth RB.
While running back
Although, it seems it would take an injury to the running back trio of Joseph Randle, Lance Dunbar and Darren McFadden before Michael gets his chance to make an impact.
"I do think if any time one of them has an injury or isn't 110 percent, then we'll see what Christine Michael has to bring to the table as well," Cowboys executive vice president Stephen Jones said Monday during a radio interview, per The Dallas Morning News.
With the recent acquisition of Fred Jackson, the
The injury caused Michael to leave the practice early, but the extent of the injury is not known.
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