Robert Turbin, Dallas Cowboys, 26 years old
The 2015 season was an odd one for running back Robert Turbin. He was coming off back-to-back Super Bowl appearances as the primary back up to Marshawn Lynch in Seattle. However, before the season began he was waived with the intention of being placed on inured reserve by the Seahawks due to an ankle injury.
Instead, he was claimed by the Cleveland Browns, where it looked like he had a chance to be their main guy after his ankle healed. The Browns used Turbin in just three games and ran the ball with him only 18 times. He finished his time there with just 60 yards (3.3 per attempt) and was again waived.
He then wound up in Dallas, replacing his former Seahawks teammate Christine Michael, who was just cut by the ‘Boys. Turbin became the primary back up to Darren McFadden and he wound up with 139 yards rushing on 32 attempts (4.3 yards per carry) and even recorded his first career rushing touchdown.
For his career, Turbin now averages exactly four yards per rush and may be looking to go somewhere he can compete for a starting job. Houston could be that place as the position should be wide open come 2016.
Another area he can help Houston is in the passing game. For his career, the 26 year-old back has 50 receptions for 450 yards and two receiving touchdowns. Those numbers could look even better if he were to get more snaps
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