In a radio interview, Cowboys owner Jerry Jones didn't rule out the possibility of trading Dallas' 2016 first-round pick for a running back.
Cowboys president Stephen Jones compared Darren McFadden to DeMarco Murray regarding the injuries they sustained early in their careers.
The Cowboys didn't address running back during the draft.
Coach Jason Garrett said the Cowboys' run-first approach last season "was a good style of football for us" and something the team "will try to continue to do."
The base value of Darren McFadden's two-year deal in Dallas is just $3 million.
The Cowboys reportedly targeted Darren McFadden as a "home-run hitting backup."
Cowboys agreed to terms with RB Darren McFadden, formerly of the Raiders, on a two-year contract worth up to $5.85 million.
The Raiders are not expected to re-sign free agent Darren McFadden.
Darren McFadden rushed four times for 13 yards and caught two passes for six yards in Sunday's Week 17 loss at Denver.
Darren McFadden rushed for 54 yards on nine carries in the Raiders' Week 16 win over the Bills.
Darren McFadden rushed two times for 13 yards Week 15 against the Chiefs.
Darren McFadden rushed four times for five yards in the Raiders' Week 14 win over the 49ers.
Darren McFadden managed 27 yards on 11 carries and two catches for 18 yards in the Raiders' Week 13 loss to the Rams.
Darren McFadden rushed 12 times for 29 yards in Oakland's Week 12 win over the Chiefs, adding two catches for an additional five yards.