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Darren McFadden fractures elbow, will miss 2 months

Dallas Cowboys running back Darren McFadden will miss the next two months will an elbow injury.
Dallas Cowboys running back Darren McFadden will miss the next two months will an elbow injury. Star-Telegram

IRVING _ Dallas Cowboys starting running back Darren McFadden fractured his elbow during an accident at home over Memorial Day weekend and will be out for two months.

McFadden had surgery Tuesday morning to repair the break.

With McFadden out, the Cowboys still have rookie first-round draft pick Ezekiel Elliott and veteran off-season pickup Alfred Morris.

McFadden practiced last week with the injured elbow. The Cowboys didn't know it was a fractured until Monday.

McFadden finished fourth in the NFL with 1,089 rushing yards on a career-high 239 carries with three touchdowns. He had five 100-yard games.

The Cowboys are having a full-squad mini-camp this week at Valley Ranch.

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