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DeMarco Murray

28-Year-Old Running Back – Tennessee Titans

2015 Rush/Rec Stats

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193

Yds

702

TD

6

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322

TD

1

2015 Rush/Rec Projections

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2015 Fantasy Football Outlook

Everything came together last season for Murray, who led the league in rushing by nearly 500 yards over the next closest back. After missing 11 games his first three seasons due to various injuries, h...

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2015 ADP:  15.41

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Bye Week:  4

HT: 6' 0"   WT: 217   DOB: 2/12/1988  College: Oklahoma  DRAFTED: 3rd Rd   Show ContractHide Contract

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DeMarco Murray Contract Information:

Signed a five-year contract with the Eagles in March of 2015.

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Murray will still be the primary piece of Tennessee's 2016 rushing attack, despite the second-round selection of Heisman-winning running back Derrick Henry in the NFL Draft, the team's official site 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 16 392 1845 13 4.7 15 3 12 2 0 57 416 7.3 0 64 0 0 0 0 5 5
2015 27 Phi 15 193 702 6 3.6 5 1 1 0 0 44 322 7.3 1 55 0 0 0 0 2 2
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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 16 19.0 22.6 20.8 25 115 58 28 12 4 26 6.5 4 0 0
2015 27 Phi 15 9.6 12.6 11.1 13 47 28 16 9 3 21 5.9 3 3 0
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DeMarco Murray – Playing Time Overview

Snap Count Stats

482

Offensive Snaps in 2015

DeMarco Murray was on the field for 482 of his team's snaps on offense in 2015.

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Special Teams Snaps in 2015

DeMarco Murray was on the field for 0 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2015.

Year Off ST
2013 610 0
2014 729 1
2015 482 0
DeMarco Murray 2015 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 @TB
2 @Cle 43 0 13 2 0 0.2 0 0 5 53 10.6 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 2 1 1 0
3 Ind
4 BYE Bye Week
5 Buf 43 0 20 83 1 4.2 1 0 7 37 5.3 0 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 2 1 0 0 0
6 Mia
7 Atl 39 0 18 65 0 3.6 0 0 2 5 2.5 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 0 0 0
8 @Hou
9 @NO 41 0 18 83 1 4.6 1 0 6 78 13.0 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0
10 Car 60 0 22 61 0 2.8 0 0 6 58 9.7 0 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 3 2 0 0 0
11 @Jax
12 Oak
13 Jax 14 0 8 24 0 3.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
14 @NYJ 25 0 11 34 0 3.1 0 0 2 3 1.5 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 @NE 8 0 2 3 0 1.5 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
16 Hou
17 @Ind 26 0 12 69 1 5.8 1 1 0 0 0.0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0

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:   217 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 )

Titans coach Mike Mularkey said Murray will play fewer snaps out of the shotgun than he did with the Eagles in 2015, The Tennessean reports. “It’s safe to say (Murray will be in the I-back role) more than he was last year,” Mularkey said. “Marcus (Mariota) will be under center more than he will be in the gun. I would say that for sure.”

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Murray was never comfortable in Chip Kelly's shotgun-heavy system, having done much of his damage with the help of a lead blocker during his time in Dallas. Murray may still play a lot of snaps in shotgun formations on passing downs, but it sounds as if the Titans mostly want Marcus Mariota to work from under center in 2016. Murray is a solid bounce-back candidate and may even be asked to handle a full three-down workload.
The Eagles traded Murray and a fourth-round draft pick to the Titans in exchange for a higher fourth-round pick in the 2016 NFL draft, ESPN's Adam Schefter reports.

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The Titans are taking Murray's hefty contract (which includes a $7,000,000 base salary this year) off the Eagles' hands, which explains the low cost of trading for him. In any case, Murray -- who led the NFL with 1,845 rushing yards in 2014 while with Dallas -- will look for a strong rebound year in 2016 in a Tennessee uniform.
The Eagles and Titans are finalizing a trade to send Murray to Tennessee, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.

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Murray's representation confirmed the news, noting that a new contract will be constructed in order to make the move official. One of the two free-agent running backs brought into Philadelphia last March -- also Ryan Mathews -- Murray shrugged off a slow start to finish the season as the Eagles' leader in every rushing category, totaling 193 carries for 702 yards and six touchdowns. Upon joining the Titans, Murray will be the unquestioned No. 1 RB behind second-year signal-caller Marcus Mariota.
Murray carried 12 times for 69 yards and a touchdown in Sunday's win over the Giants. He was targeted once in the passing game but did not record a reception.

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Murray rushed five times for 27 yards and a touchdown during Saturday's loss to Washington. He also caught three of four targets for 24 receiving yards.

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Murray had two carries for three yards in Sunday's 40-17 loss to the Cardinals.

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Murray finished with 34 rushing yards on 11 carries, and two catches for three yards on two targets Sunday against the Bills.

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Murray is active for Sunday's game against the Bills. However, Murray's workload for the contest remains very uncertain, with NFL.com's Ian Rapoport reporting earlier in the day that Murray could be as low as fourth on the depth chart at running back.

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Murray's first season in Philadelphia has been an extremely rocky ride, and after seeing just eight carries on 14 snaps last week against New England while seeing his rushing average plunge to just 3.5 yards per carry on the campaign, it appears that coach Chip Kelly is beginning to lose faith in the running back. The Eagles will keep all four of their running backs active Sunday, but it appears likely that either Ryan Mathews or Darren Sproles will spearhead the team's platoon at the position, potentially leaving Murray and Kenjon Barner to pick up the scraps. Given the likelihood that he'll see minimal carries Sunday, not to mention his ineffectiveness this season, it's difficult to justify starting Murray in most leagues this week.

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2015

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2014

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 players with more than 200 carries. The bad news: He still missed two games with a knee ailment and has now sat out 11 games over his three seasons in the league. That said, Murray did enter the offseason healthy, and there are currently no indications that the 6-foot, 219-pound bruiser – fifth in the league in broken tackles with 35 last year despite the missed time – will enter training camp in anything short of full health. So there's nothing aside from Murray's physical, high-risk running style to say that he won't play all 16 for the first time this year. Murray's team context is a good one for fantasy owners – the Cowboys have a decent pass game (which targeted Murray 66 times last year), a much-improved offensive line (further boosted by the addition of first-round draftee Zack Martin) and no serious competition for carries either in the middle of the field or at the goal line. Joseph Randle and Lance Dunbar certainly don't look like impact NFL players at this point, and the Cowboys seemed happy to give Murray 15 carries inside the five last year. If Murray can stay on the field, he certainly has the strength and the straight-line speed to end up among the NFL's top five rushers.

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.