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Lance Dunbar

26-Year-Old Running Back – Dallas Cowboys

2016 Rush/Rec Stats

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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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2016 ADP:  271.14

Rank (Overall): Hidden

Rank (RB): Hidden

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Bye Week:  7

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.

November 6, 2016  –  Lance Dunbar News

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Dunbar (knee) is active for Sunday's game in Cleveland, David Helman of the Cowboys' official site 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
2009 19 CFB 12 200 1378 17 6.9 - - - - - 28 300 10.7 2 - - - - - -
2010 20 CFB 12 274 1553 13 5.7 - - - - - 28 332 11.9 3 - - - - - -
2011 21 CFB 12 269 1115 10 4.1 - - - - - 29 350 12.1 2 - - - - - -
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
2016 26 DAL 9 6 11 1 1.8 0 0 0 0 0 8 71 8.9 0 11 16 0 0 0 0 0
2016 Proj 26 DAL Subscribe now to see our 2016 projections for Lance Dunbar

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
2009 19 CFB 12 23.5 25.8 24.7 17 115 - - - 2 25 - - - -
2010 20 CFB 12 23.7 26.0 24.9 23 129 - - - 2 28 - - - -
2011 21 CFB 12 18.2 20.6 19.4 22 93 - - - 2 29 - - - -
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
2016 26 DAL 9 1.6 2.5 2.0 1 1 3 2 1 1 8 6.5 1 0 0
2016 Proj 26 DAL Subscribe now to see our 2016 projections for Lance Dunbar

Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Lance Dunbar – Playing Time Overview

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Snap Count Stats

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Offensive Snaps in 2016

Lance Dunbar was on the field for 88 of his team's snaps on offense in 2016.

67

Special Teams Snaps in 2016

Lance Dunbar was on the field for 67 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2016.

Year Off ST
2014 125 175
2015 92 41
2016 88 67
Lance Dunbar 2016 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 17 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 1 16 16.0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 @Was 9 0 3 6 0 2.0 0 0 2 26 13.0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
3 Chi 6 6 1 1 1 1.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0
4 @SF 17 10 1 2 0 2.0 0 0 2 14 7.0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0
5 Cin
6 @GB
7 BYE Bye Week
8 Phi
9 @Cle 6 10 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 @Pit 8 17 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 Bal 15 8 1 2 0 2.0 0 0 2 14 7.0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 Was 5 7 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 1 1 1.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 @Min 5 8 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
14 @NYG
15 TB
16 Det
17 @Phi

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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Lance Dunbar: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Dunbar (knee) was a full practice participant Friday and is listed as questionable for Sunday's game in Cleveland, Nate Ulrich of the Akron Beacon-Journal reports.

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Dunbar (knee) was a full participant in Wednesday's practice, David Helman of DallasCowboys.com reports.

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Dunbar (knee) is inactive for Sunday's game against the Eagles, Drew Davison of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports.

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Dunbar (knee) is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Eagles, David Helman of the Cowboys' official site reports.

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Dunbar (knee) was a limited participant in Wednesday's practice, David Helman of DallasCowboys.com reports.

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Dunbar (knee) is inactive for Sunday's game against the Packers, Drew Davison of the Fort Worth Star Telegram reports.

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Dunbar (knee) is listed as questionable for Sunday's game in Green Bay despite failing to practice for a second straight week.

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Dunbar (knee) did not practice Wednesday, David Helman of the Cowboys' official site reports.

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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.