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The oft-injured back is working his way back from an offseason elbow injury when he supposedly slipped on wet cement. The Cowboys spent their fourth overall pick on running back Ezekiel Elliott, and he's the favorite to garner the bulk of the carries when the season rolls around. McFadden and Alfred Morris will compete for the change-of-pace gig, although some will argue that Elliott will be worked in slowly and either Alf or McFadden will be the feature back in the first few weeks of the season. McFadden had a healthier 2015 season than offseason, suiting up for all 16 games and running for 1,089 yards and three touchdowns on 239 carries.
Cooper was carted off the practice field with the injury. It's not known how severe the injury is, but this would be a big blow to the Patriot's offensive line. He's dealt with injuries throughout his career, breaking his leg in the preseason of his rookie season and trying to get back to the top of his game ever since. We'll wait for the Patriots to update his status further, and hopefully he won't miss the start of the season.
Peterson is a veteran who you won't see much work from in the preseason. The Vikings know he'll be ready to roll once the season starts, so they'll largely limit his workload until then. He carried the ball 327 times for 1,485 yards and 11 touchdowns last season, tacking on 30 receptions for 222 yards. It's justifiable to take him as high as the first overall pick in standard leagues this season as one of the few true workhorse backs remaining in the NFL.
Ware is competing with Charcandrick West for the primary backup role behind Jamaal Charles. Ware's only value coming into the season is as a handcuff in case Charles goes down with an injury again, but it would likely be a workload split between Ware and West in that scenario anyway. In 11 games last season, Ware had 72 carries for 403 yards and six touchdowns, but had only six catches for five yards.
One of the best young receivers in football wants his money now. He will begin camp as a hold out as he looks to get a new contract instead of playing in his final year of his rookie contract. This most likely won't last too long as he will be fined $40,000 every day he misses and he is due a $445,000 roster bonus on the 5th day of camp. That is a lot of money to miss out on, but the question is how much does that matter to DeAndre.