It’s safe to say Jerry Jones is very confident in his young offensive line.
This week, the Cowboys owner and general manager went so far as to say that--behind that offensive line, and provided that he got enough carries--reserve running back Joseph Randle could average around 100 yards a game.
“We’ve got one that if he carried that ball 20 times a game, I think he would have outstanding numbers in the 100-yard up area. That is Joseph Randle,” Jones told 105.3-FM The Fan, via the Dallas Morning News. “We’re really proud of his progress, what he’s doing. When he’s gotten the ball, he’s been impressive. He’s been impressive away from the ball. Then, of course, we can’t seem to get for anybody’s satisfaction, mainly [Scott] Linehan or Jason [Garrett] or anybody involved, we can’t seem to get the ball in Dunbar’s hands enough.
“When you look at that, and then we’ve got a back on our practice squad, [Ryan] Williams that just absolutely is ready to go if called upon. So we’re in pretty good shape at running back.”
Here in his second season, Randle has 201 yards and a touchdown on 29 carries.
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