Dunbar, 27, met with the Rams on Wednesday.
The Rams were seeking another backup for
Benny Cunningham was Gurley's backup in 2016, but he was placed on injured reserve for the last three games because of a neck injury. Cunningham, who also returned kickoffs, is a free agent.
Dunbar rushed for 422 yards in 94 carries in five seasons with the
Last season, playing behind rookie Ezekiel Elliott, Dunbar carried only nine times for 31 yards. He caught 16 passes. In 2015, he had five carries for 67 yards and caught 21 passes.
Dunbar joins a Rams running back corps that also includes Malcolm Brown and Aaron Green. Free agent
Dunbar originally signed with the Cowboys as an undrafted free agent after playing in college at North Texas.
Dunbar is the fourth free agent to join the Rams this offseason, joining receiver
The Rams gave center Ryan Groy a two-year offer sheet, and they are waiting to find out if the