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DeMarco Murray

26-Year-Old Running Back – Dallas Cowboys

2014 Rush/Rec Stats

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51

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285

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2

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31

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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

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Bye Week:  11

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.

September 14, 2014  –  DeMarco Murray News

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Murray had 29 carries for 167 rushing yards and one touchdown and caught one pass on two targets for six receiving yards Sunday against the Titans.

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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 0 0 0 53 350 6.6 1 66 0 0 0 0 3 1
2014 26 Dal 2 51 285 2 5.6 1 0 0 0 0 4 31 7.8 0 6 0 0 0 0 2 2
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 2 21.8 23.8 22.8 26 143 3 2 2 2 16 5.2 0 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. Lance Dunbar
  3. Joseph Randle
Dallas Cowboys

Snap Count Stats

117

Offensive Snaps in 2014

DeMarco Murray was on the field for 117 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 0 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2014.

Year Off ST
2012 471 0
2013 610 0
2014 117 0
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
4 NO
5 Hou
6 @Sea
7 NYG
8 Was
9 Ari
10 @Jax
11 BYE Bye Week
12 @NYG
13 Phi
14 @Chi
15 @Phi
16 Ind
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
AVERAGE
Broad Jump:   130 in
ELITE
Bench Press:   21 reps
GOOD
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DeMarco Murray: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Murray carried the ball 22 times for 118 yards with a touchdown and added three receptions on four targets for 25 yards in Sunday's loss to San Francisco.

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Murray carried the ball eight times on Saturday for 34 yards, and added a 21-yard reception.

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Murray isn't expected to play in Thursday's preseason opener against the Chargers, the Dallas Morning News reports.

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Cowboys vice president Stephen Jones says the team has no plans to offer Murray a contract extension this season, the Ft. Worth Star-Telegram reports.

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Murray is coming off the best season of his career in 2013 and seems poised to do even better this year, but given his injury history, the Cowboys seem content to let him prove his value on the field before deciding whether to offer him a new contract.
Murray had 17 carries for 51 yards and added five receptions for 39 receiving yards on seven targets Sunday against the Eagles.

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Murray had 22 carries for 96 rushing yards and a touchdown, as well as three catches on three targets for 15 receiving yards and another score during Sunday's 24-23 win over the Redskins.

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Murray ran for 134 yards on 18 carries and scored a touchdown in Sunday's 37-36 loss to Green Bay. He also grabbed four passes on seven targets for 19 yards.

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Murray was a fantasy beast for the third straight week, ripping off yards in chunks, including a 41-yard scamper in the first half. He also scored a one-yard touchdown right before halftime. He probably wasn’t used as much as he should have been in the second half, with Dallas up by double digits. Continue to start him with confidence, as he should produce in Week 16 against a below average Washington defense.
Murray rushed for 145 yards on 18 carries in Monday's loss to Chicago.

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Murray picked up 63 yards and a trio of touchdowns on 17 carries in Thursday's 31-24 win over the Raiders.

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Murray rushed the ball 14 times for 86 yards, while adding three catches on three targets for 40 yards in Sunday's win over the Giants.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014

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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.