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DeMarco Murray

26-Year-Old Running Back – Dallas Cowboys

2014 Rush/Rec Stats

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351

Yds

1687

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11

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395

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2014 Rush/Rec Projections

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2014 Fantasy Football Outlook

The good news: Murray had his healthiest NFL campaign last year, setting career highs in practically every rushing and receiving category while posting the highest YPC (5.2) in the league among player...

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2014 ADP:  18.61

Rank (Overall): Hidden

Rank (RB): Hidden

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Bye Week:  11

STATUS:  Questionable     INJURY:  Hand      FRI PRACTICE:   Limited
HT: 6' 0"   WT: 219   DOB: 2/12/1988
College: Oklahoma  DRAFTED: 3rd Rd   Show ContractHide Contract

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DeMarco Murray Contract Information:

Signed a four-year deal worth $2.97 million with the Cowboys in July of 2011.

December 19, 2014  –  DeMarco Murray News

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Murray (hand) is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against Indianapolis, ESPN Dallas' Todd Archer reports.

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DeMarco Murray NFL Stats
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  Rushing Rush Distance Big Rush Games Receiving Kick Ret Punt Ret Fumbles
Year Age Team G Att Yards TD Avg 20+ 40+ 100+ 150+ 200+ Rec Yards Avg TD Tar Yds TD Yds TD Tot Lost
2011 23 Dal 13 164 897 2 5.5 8 3 3 1 1 26 183 7.0 0 35 36 0 0 0 1 0
2012 24 Dal 10 161 663 4 4.1 5 1 1 0 0 35 251 7.2 0 42 0 0 0 0 3 2
2013 25 Dal 14 217 1121 9 5.2 8 3 3 1 0 53 350 6.6 1 66 0 0 0 0 3 1
2014 26 Dal 14 351 1687 11 4.8 14 3 11 2 0 54 395 7.3 0 61 0 0 0 0 5 5
2014 Proj 26 DAL Subscribe now to see our 2013 projections for DeMarco Murray

Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

DeMarco Murray Fantasy/Red Zone Stats
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  Fantasy Points Per Game Rushing Stats Red Zone Runs Receiving Stats Red Zone Targets
Year Age Team G Standard PPR 0.5 PPR Att/G Yds/G In20 In10 In5 Rec/G Yds/G YPT In20 In10 In5
2011 23 Dal 13 9.2 11.2 10.2 13 69 20 8 4 2 14 5.2 4 2 1
2012 24 Dal 10 11.5 15.0 13.3 16 66 18 8 5 4 25 6.0 3 0 0
2013 25 Dal 14 14.8 18.6 16.7 16 80 39 21 15 4 25 5.3 7 1 0
2014 26 Dal 14 19.6 23.4 21.5 25 121 49 24 11 4 28 6.5 3 0 0
2014 Proj 26 DAL Subscribe now to see our 2014 projections for DeMarco Murray

Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

DeMarco Murray – Playing Time Overview

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#1 Running Back
  1. DeMarco Murray
  2. Joseph Randle
  3. Lance Dunbar
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Snap Count Stats

658

Offensive Snaps in 2014

DeMarco Murray was on the field for 658 of his team's snaps on offense in 2014.

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Special Teams Snaps in 2014

DeMarco Murray was on the field for 1 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2014.

Year Off ST
2012 471 0
2013 610 0
2014 658 1
DeMarco Murray 2014 Game Log
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  Snap Count Rushing Rush Distance Receiving Fumbles Kick Ret Punt Ret Red Zone Runs Red Zone Targets
Week Opp Off ST Att Yards TD Avg 20+ 40+ Rec Yards Avg TD Tar Tot Lost Yds TD Yds TD In20 In10 In5 In20 In10 In5
1 SF 61 0 22 118 1 5.4 0 0 3 25 8.3 0 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0
2 @Ten 56 0 29 167 1 5.8 1 0 1 6 6.0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0
3 @StL 44 1 24 100 1 4.2 2 1 4 31 7.8 0 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 1 1 1 0 0
4 NO 50 0 24 149 2 6.2 2 0 1 6 6.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0
5 Hou 67 0 31 136 0 4.4 0 0 6 56 9.3 0 8 1 1 0 0 0 0 5 1 0 1 0 0
6 @Sea 0 0 29 115 1 4.0 1 0 6 31 5.2 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 2 0 0 0 0
7 NYG 44 0 28 128 1 4.6 1 0 1 4 4.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0
8 Was 43 0 19 141 0 7.4 1 1 4 80 20.0 0 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
9 Ari 43 0 19 79 0 4.2 0 0 4 11 2.8 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
10 @Jax 36 0 19 100 0 5.3 2 0 6 31 5.2 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
11 BYE Bye Week
12 @NYG 51 0 24 121 0 5.0 0 0 2 22 11.0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
13 Phi 48 0 20 73 1 3.7 0 0 6 40 6.7 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 3 3 0 0 0
14 @Chi 58 0 32 179 1 5.6 3 1 9 49 5.4 0 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 5 1 1 0 0
15 @Phi 57 0 31 81 2 2.6 1 0 1 3 3.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 5 3 0 0 0
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17 @Was

A blank stat line is used above whenever a player was not on the field for any plays in the game that week.

Measurables Overview for DeMarco Murray  (View College Stats & News)
As Compared To Other Running Backs
Height:   6' 0"
ABOVE AVERAGE
Weight:   219 lbs
ABOVE AVERAGE
40-Yard Dash:   4.37 sec
ELITE
Shuttle Time:   4.18 sec
GOOD
Cone Drill:   7.28 sec
TERRIBLE
Arm Length:   32.00 in
ABOVE AVERAGE
Hand Length:   9.25 in
AVERAGE
Vertical Jump:   35 in
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Broad Jump:   130 in
ELITE
Bench Press:   21 reps
GOOD
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DeMarco Murray: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said in an interview with KRLD-FM on Friday that he is "pretty positive" Murray (hand) will play Sunday against the Colts, NFL.com reports.

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Murray (hand) is practicing again Friday and is expected to do about as much as he did in Thursday's limited workout, Todd Archer of ESPNDallas.com reports.

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Murray (hand) was limited in practice Thursday, Brandon George of the Dallas Morning News reports.

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Murray was contained to a handful of individual drills Wednesday but was still deemed a non-participant. In lockstep with the upgrade in activity, he seemingly participated in all individual work and perhaps some team drills. However, his status remains clouded by the prospect of the broken bone in his left hand, which must be protected in some fashion in order to play Sunday against the Colts. If Friday's injury report doesn't provide the necessary clarity, a game-time decision could very well come to pass.
Murray (hand) didn't take part in practice Wednesday, the Dallas Morning News reports.

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Despite fitting in some individual drills, Murray didn't fit in enough activity to be considered a limited participant. The "will he or won't he" quandary will likely remain a question throughout the week, but if he does suit up, he'll be donning a padded glove to protect the broken bone in his left hand Sunday against the Colts.
Murray (hand) was on the field for Wednesday's practice and catching passes, Brandon George of the Dallas Morning News reports.

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It was an unpadded practice, but this is still an encouraging sign for Murray's Week 16 availability. The Cowboys likely won't make an official decision until game day, however.
Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said Tuesday he thinks it's possible Murray (hand) will play Sunday against the Colts, NFL.com reports.

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"I'm good. I'm great," Murray said Tuesday, a day after undergoing surgery to repair a broken bone in his hand. The Cowboys are reportedly exploring a few options that would allow him to play in Week 16, including a glove that would feature some added protective material, but his status is still very much uncertain. Jones also expressed confidence that the combination of Joseph Randle and Lance Dunbar would be able to get the job done if Murray is unable to go.
Though Murray, who will undergo surgery Monday on a broken bone in his hand, has not yet been ruled out for Sunday's game against the Colts, Cowboys VP Stephen Jones acknowledged the running back's status for that contest is cloudy, the Dallas Morning News reports. "It's probably a tough expectation to think that [DeMarco Murray] can [play Sunday], but we'll see," noted Jones.

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2013

Murray was derailed by injuries again last year, missing six games with a sprained foot. He's battled various maladies since his college days at Oklahoma and has now missed nine games in two NFL seasons – and missed most of May minicamp with a hamstring injury. If Murray could stay healthy for a full season, the versatile back has the skills – a powerful, slashing running style, great speed (4.41 40) and good hands out of the backfield (35 receptions on 42 targets) – to be one of the position's top producers. His environment could use some improvement, however – the Cowboys had a below-average offensive line last season, and the defense often forced the team to play from behind. Moreover, Murray saw only eight carries from inside the 10 (33rd) and five from inside the five (T-29th). Heading into 2013, Murray has the starting job all to himself – Felix Jones is in Philadelphia, leaving only rookie Joseph Randle as the primary backup.

2012

Murray had an impressive rookie campaign, including a signature performance in Week 7, when he ran for 253 yards (the ninth most by anyone in NFL history and the second most by a rookie ever) against the Rams, including a season-high 91-yard touchdown run on his first carry of the game. Murray had totaled just 25 carries up until then, so he took full advantage of his first real opportunity. It started a six-game stretch in which he totaled a whopping 915 yards before his season ended due to a broken right ankle in Week 14. Murray finished with just two touchdowns, but he got an impressive 5.5 YPC and established himself as the team’s lead back over Felix Jones, who continues to prove he works best in a change-of-pace role. Murray is something of a risk, being so unproven and coming off a serious injury, but he’s displayed explosiveness and is in what projects to be a potent offense, with Tony Romo, Miles Austin, Dez Bryant and Jason Witten as weapons. As the lead back who’s a dangerous receiver and the team’s best option at the goal line, Murray has a lot of upside.

2011

The Cowboys used their third-round pick to select Murray, who should immediately compete with Tashard Choice to back up Felix Jones. Murray ran an impressive 4.41 40 at the Combine, and his selection ended Marion Barber’s career in Dallas. Murray’s collegiate stats didn’t overwhelm at Oklahoma, but he could make an impact as a rookie if Felix Jones were to get hurt or show no improvement over his performance last season. The most likely outcome is a shared backfield in Dallas, and it may even become a three-headed monster, effectively ruining every back’s fantasy value.