Former Cowboys and Raiders shoe-bearers, Darren McFadden, have been charged with impaired driving and resistance to arrest.


Former NFL running back, Darren McFadden, was arrested on Monday and charged with impaired driving and withstanding his arrest. According to a USA Today report, McFadden has fallen asleep at the passing of a window of a place located in Whataburger, a suburb of Dallas, Texas.

Collin County Court records show that the 31-year-old was charged with impaired driving and resistance to arrest after being found early Monday at a Whataburger home in McKinney. McFadden was taken to the county jail.

McFadden posted a bond and was released.

McFadden played for the last time in the NFL with the Cowboys in 2017. He was the team's fourth rider to return behind Ezekiel Elliott, Alfred Morris and Rod Smith. He retired at the end of the 2017 season after it became apparent that he would still work behind Morris and Smith during Elliott's six-game suspension for violating the driving policy. personal league.

McFadden had also spent the previous two seasons with the Cowboys, accumulating more than 1,000 yards in 2015 after usurping the former Cowboys draft pick, Joseph Randle, for the lead role after Randle began to have serious legal problems. McFadden spent the first seven years of his career with the Oakland Raiders, who selected him with the No. 4 overall pick in the 2008 NFL draft in Arkansas. His time with the Raiders was marked by injury and inefficiency, and the Raiders finally let him go when Latavius ​​Murray emerged. McFadden then found himself in Dallas and would still live in the area where the Monday night incident occurred.