This won’t come as a surprise to those reading this website, but the Dallas Cowboys have a hole to fill at the running back position. The Cowboys chose not to resign DeMarco Murray during the offseason, and that decision led to the loss of the NFL’s leading rusher in 2014 and 392 of the team’s 472 carries from a running back last season.
Joseph Randle has been the assumed starter and using our Net Expected Points (NEP) metric, that doesn’t seem like a truly terrible idea. NEP factors in on-field variables such as down-and-distance in order to compare a team or player’s production to historical expectation levels.
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