ALAMEDA, Calif. – Oakland Raiders running back Darren McFadden went through a light practice Wednesday and will play against Dallas on Thanksgiving Day.
McFadden has not played since straining a hamstring early in the first half against Philadelphia on Nov. 3. He has missed four games total this season and 27 overall in five-plus years since being the fourth-overall draft pick in 2008.
The Raiders have run the ball much more effectively since McFadden — who will be a free agent in 2014 — has been out.
Rashad Jennings has rushed for 413 yards and two touchdowns over the last four weeks. The veteran backup has piled up more than 100 yards of total offense in each of the four games while helping fuel the league's fifth-ranked running game.
Oakland has lost three of its last four and hasn't won on Thanksgiving since 1968.