Looking Away From Murray: Tevin Coleman

One of the biggest offseason questions facing the Dallas Cowboys after their 13-5 season, and one that will need to be answered sooner rather than later, is whether they bring back running back DeMarco Murray on the heels of his record-setting season.

Emotion and sentiment says it's a no-brainer, but logic might say otherwise.

So what if the Cowboys let Murray walk after the greatest season in franchise history for a running back? Where could the Cowboys go as an alternative? There's talk of the Cowboys looking to the draft to replace Murray, which would likely require a first-round pick (No. 27) and definitely no later than their second-round selection.

A guy that could possibly be there when the Cowboys come up at No. 27 is Indiana running back Tevin Coleman.

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The only running back in the nation to rush for more yards than Coleman's 2,036 yards was yesterday's entry, Wisconsin's Heisman runner-up Melvin Gordon. Coleman is a workhorse and can carry the load of being a No. 1 back, that is not a question, as he's probably one of just three running backs in the draft who could go in the first round.

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