Running back Alfred Morris doesn’t regret signing with the Cowboys even after Dallas drafted Ohio State’s star back Ezekiel Elliott.
Running back Alfred Morris doesn’t regret signing with the Cowboys even after Dallas drafted Ohio State running back Ezekiel Elliott, he told the team’s website on Monday.
The team depth chart currently lists Darren McFadden, Robert Turbin and Rod Smith as its top three running backs. With McFadden often out with injuries, Morris was slated to take over some of his missed playing time. But after the Cowboys selected Elliott with the No. 4 pick of the draft, Morris could get pushed even further down the bench.
“I get used to that, man,” Morris said. “When I was at the Redskins, every year they drafted another running back.”
Despite his possible displacement, Morris said he he has no regrets after signing his two-year, $3.5 million contract with the Cowboys this off-season.
“None at all,” Morris said. “This is where I'm supposed to be, and I’m excited about the opportunity and looking forward to it.”
Morris previously played four seasons for the Redskins after being selected in the sixth round of the 2012 NFL draft. He started all 64 games and rushed for 4,713 yards with 29 touchdowns.