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Broke Back: Five Ways To Fix McFadden

By Bess Shapiro




KANSAS CITY, MO - OCTOBER 28: Running back Darren McFadden #20 of the Oakland Raiders rushes for a first down against the Kansas City Chiefs during the fourth quarter on October 28, 2012 at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri
KANSAS CITY, MO - OCTOBER 28: Running back Darren McFadden #20 of the Oakland Raiders rushes for a first down against the Kansas City Chiefs during the fourth quarter on October 28, 2012 at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri

Oakland Raiders running Back Darren McFadden averaged only 3.3 yards per carry for 216 carries last season, which is down significantly from the year before. He has numerous talents and the Raiders should keep him, but he is injury prone, a factor that may out way his assets for a struggling Raiders team. There are five ways that could fix the McFadden situation.