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Lance Dunbar

26-Year-Old Running Back – Dallas Cowboys

2015 Rush/Rec Stats

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5

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67

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215

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2016 Rush/Rec Projections

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2016 Fantasy Football Outlook

After three seasons with limited touches, Dunbar finally got a chance to show what he could do as an elusive pass-catching option in 2015 before suffering yet another knee injury. He's not expected to...

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Bye Week:  7

STATUS:  Questionable     INJURY:  Knee
HT: 5' 8"   WT: 195   DOB: 1/25/1990
College: North Texas  Show ContractHide Contract

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Lance Dunbar Contract Information:

Signed a one-year, $1.75 million contract with the Cowboys in March of 2016.

June 15, 2016  –  Lance Dunbar News

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Although he wasn't a participant during Tuesday's minincamp, Dunbar (knee) was able to run routes on the side, David Helman of DallasCowboys.com reports.

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Lance Dunbar NFL Stats
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  Rushing Rush Distance Big Rush Games Receiving Kick Ret Punt Ret Fumbles
Year Age Team G Att Yards TD Avg 20+ 40+ 100+ 150+ 200+ Rec Yards Avg TD Tar Yds TD Yds TD Tot Lost
2012 22 Dal 12 21 75 0 3.6 0 0 0 0 0 6 33 5.5 0 12 261 0 0 0 1 0
2013 23 Dal 9 30 150 0 5.0 1 1 0 0 0 7 59 8.4 0 7 28 0 0 0 1 1
2014 24 Dal 16 29 99 0 3.4 0 0 0 0 0 18 217 12.1 0 22 46 0 0 0 0 0
2015 25 Dal 4 5 67 0 13.4 1 1 0 0 0 21 215 10.2 0 23 146 0 4 0 0 0
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Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Lance Dunbar Fantasy/Red Zone Stats
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  Fantasy Points Per Game Rushing Stats Red Zone Runs Receiving Stats Red Zone Targets
Year Age Team G Standard PPR 0.5 PPR Att/G Yds/G In20 In10 In5 Rec/G Yds/G YPT In20 In10 In5
2012 22 Dal 12 0.9 1.4 1.2 2 6 2 0 0 1 3 2.8 3 1 0
2013 23 Dal 9 2.3 3.1 2.7 3 17 2 0 0 1 7 8.4 0 0 0
2014 24 Dal 16 2.0 3.1 2.5 2 6 1 0 0 1 14 9.9 2 0 0
2015 25 Dal 4 7.1 12.3 9.7 1 17 0 0 0 5 54 9.3 1 0 0
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Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Lance Dunbar – Playing Time Overview

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Snap Count Stats

92

Offensive Snaps in 2015

Lance Dunbar was on the field for 92 of his team's snaps on offense in 2015.

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Special Teams Snaps in 2015

Lance Dunbar was on the field for 41 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2015.

Year Off ST
2013 51 152
2014 125 175
2015 92 41
Lance Dunbar 2015 Game Log
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  Snap Count Rushing Rush Distance Receiving Fumbles Kick Ret Punt Ret Red Zone Runs Red Zone Targets
Week Opp Off ST Att Yards TD Avg 20+ 40+ Rec Yards Avg TD Tar Tot Lost Yds TD Yds TD In20 In10 In5 In20 In10 In5
1 NYG 33 15 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 8 70 8.8 0 8 0 0 70 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
2 @Phi 30 8 1 8 0 8.0 0 0 3 45 15.0 0 5 0 0 31 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 Atl 20 13 1 5 0 5.0 0 0 10 100 10.0 0 10 0 0 28 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 @NO 9 5 3 54 0 18.0 1 1 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 17 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 NE
6 @NYG
7 Sea
8 Phi
9 @TB
10 @Mia
11 Car
12 @Was
13 @GB
14 NYJ
15 @Buf
16 Was

A blank stat line is used above whenever a player was not on the field for any plays in the game that week.

Measurables Overview for Lance Dunbar  (View College Stats & News)
As Compared To Other Running Backs
Height:   5' 8"
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Weight:   195 lbs
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Dallas Cowboys Team Injury Report
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Lance Dunbar: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

The Cowboys aren't yet sure when Dunbar (torn ACL) will be able to resume football activities, and he could begin the regular season on the PUP list, Rob Phillips of DallasCowboys.com reports.

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The Cowboys and Dunbar agreed to a one-year, $1.75 million contract Thursday, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.

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Dunbar (torn ACL) finished the season with a career-high 21 catches in 23 targets for 215 yards in just four games, adding five carries for 67 yards.

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Dunbar (knee) was placed on injured reserve Saturday, ESPN's Todd Archer reports.

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Dunbar is slated to undergo surgery to repair his torn left ACL, ESPN.com reports.

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Per the report, Dunbar -- who is a candidate for IR -- also suffered a partially torn MCL during Sunday's game against the Saints. Now that he is no longer in the Cowboys' backfield mix, Joseph Randle, Darren McFadden and Christine Michael are left to handle the team's running back duties going forward.
The Cowboys fear that Dunbar (knee) tore the ACL and MCL in his left knee during Sunday's loss to the Saints, Todd Archer of ESPN Dallas reports.

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The injury didn't look good and the Cowboys aren't optimistic. Although nothing will be official until after Monday's MRI, Dunbar will likely miss a good chunk of the season, if not the rest of the year. His absence would leave a big void in the Dallas offense, as he caught 21 passes for 215 yards in the first three games, highlighted by a 10-catch, 100-yard outburst in Week 3. It's unclear whether the Cowboys prefer Joseph Randle or Darren McFadden for passing downs, as both likely represent a significant downgrade from Dunbar.
Dunbar left Sunday's game against the Saints with a knee injury and has been ruled out for the rest of the contest, Clarence Hill of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports.

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Dunbar led the Cowboys with 10 catches on 10 targets for 100 yards in Sunday's loss to the Falcons. He also carried the ball once for five yards.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2016

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2015

Entering last season, the Cowboys made it clear that they wanted to get Dunbar more involved in the offense, and with good reason. Before a knee injury ended his 2013 campaign early, the scatback appeared able to turn almost any play into a long gain, showing excellent elusiveness and flashing the sub-4.5 speed he had in college. DeMarco Murray's emergence as an every-down back scrubbed whatever plans the team had to get Dunbar those extra touches, however, and he had few chances to put his skills on display despite being active for every game. That could change in 2015, as Murray moved on to Philadelphia, leaving Dunbar to compete with the unproven Joseph Randle and the injury-prone Darren McFadden. If a committee develops and Dunbar wins a more clearly-defined change-of-pace role that gets him 10-12 touches a game, he could be surprisingly productive.

2014

Dunbar flashed some legitimate potential last year, averaging 5.0 YPC (albeit in a very small sample), but ended up missing the season's last four games due to a torn PCL in his knee that required surgery. Fully recovered, he's slated to serve as DeMarco Murray's backup, but durability questions are haunting Dunbar already, as he's already suffered a hamstring injury and two knee ailments in his two NFL seasons. When healthy, the undersized Dunbar possesses game-changing speed, and Murray himself certainly isn't immune to injury, so he should see some playmaking opportunities this season.

2013

Dunbar saw limited action in 2012, rushing for 75 yards on 21 carries, and he'll compete for the number three running back role behind DeMarco Murray and fifth round pick Joseph Randle.

2012

Depth RB could see more action than expected given the injury-prone nature of the players ahead of him.