Cowboys Rumors: 2 Big-Name RBs Eyeing Dallas as Landing Spot

One primary objective that the Dallas Cowboys have during this offseason is to add a running back to their group. Their running game needs to improve, and there are reportedly two notable running backs who are interested in the prospect of playing for the team.

According to Calvin Watkins of the Dallas Morning News, both Ezekiel Elliott and Dalvin Cook "have interest in potentially signing" with Dallas. 

Elliott, 28, is certainly a familiar face to Cowboy fans, as he spent the first seven seasons of his NFL career with the team. Over that span, he appeared in three Pro Bowls and was named an All-Pro in 2016. His tenure with the Cowboys ended last season when he joined the New England Patriots. In 17 games with the Pats, he had three touchdowns, 622 rushing yards, and 184 rushes. 

Cook, 28, also has had plenty of success over his career, as he was a Pro Bowler from 2019 to 2022. However, this past season was a nightmare for the veteran, as he had zero touchdowns, 67 rushes, and 214 rushing yards in 15 games with the New York Jets before being released. From there, he joined the Baltimore Ravens, where he had eight carries and 23 yards in one playoff game.

With the Cowboys needing a running back, they could take a chance on one of these former stars. We will need to wait and see what happens on that front from here. 

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