Darren McFadden

Cowboys' McFadden breaks elbow saving phone, out 2 months

Darren McFadden fractured his right elbow trying to keep his new iPhone from hitting the ground and cracking.

The Dallas running back is likely to miss the start of training camp as a result, and fourth overall pick Ezekiel Elliott is that much closer to starting.

McFadden's injury happened at home over Memorial Day weekend, and he missed the next voluntary practice that was open to reporters. But he returned to workouts last week, eventually telling trainers that the elbow was still bothering him.

The fracture showed up on X-rays as part of the physical before mandatory minicamp that started Tuesday, the same day of surgery for the Cowboys' leading rusher in...