DeMarco Murray RUMORS & NEWS

  • DeMarco Murray: Fumble won’t change the way I run; I’ll continue fighting for every inch

    Dallas Morning News "For a league-leading fifth time this season DeMarco Murray lost a fumble. Despite rushing for over 100 yards for an eighth consecutive game, the Pro Bowl running back lost the ball after a second quarter reception. While Murray was fighting for extra yards on the 36-yard gain, Washington..." October 29

  • Cowboys RB DeMarco Murray surprises offensive linemen with iMacs

    Fox Sports Southwest "The Cowboys' locker room isn't typically an exciting place this early in a game week --€“ though, it's not every day the equipment staff delivers a shipment of computers. Halfway through a sleepy afternoon locker room session, team employees delivered iMac computers to the lockers of Tyron..." October 23

  • Will Cowboys give new contracts to Dez Bryant, DeMarco Murray?

    Dallas Morning News "The Dallas Cowboys wouldn’t mind getting DeMarco Murray or Dez Bryant signed to a contract extension during the season. But Stephen Jones says it won’t be easy. “I think it’s very difficult,” the Cowboys chief operating officer said Friday afternoon on 105.3 The Fan [KRLD-FM]. “Everybody’s..." October 11

  • DeMarco Murray is willing to share the load

    Pro Football Talk "DeMarco Murray is leading the league in rushing by a pile, but the Cowboys want to be smart with his workload. But Murray said Friday he’s fine with that, and will happily accept whatever role the team wants him to play, even if that means Joseph Randle and Lance Dunbar carrying the ball more..." October 10

  • Jerry Jones: Now not the time to look at new contracts for Dez, Murray

    Dallas Morning News "Cowboys management has said repeatedly that they want receiver Dez Bryant and running back DeMarco Murray to be part of this team moving forward. Yet both players are in the final year of their contracts. Bryant mentioned going into the season that if the two sides couldn’t reach an agreement..." October 09

  • Cowboys will do 'anything and everything' to keep DeMarco Murray

    Fox Sports Southwest "DeMarco Murray could not have picked a better season to have a career year. Murray, who leads the NFL in rushing through five games, is in the final year of his rookie contract. Dallas Cowboys chief operating officer Stephen Jones said during training camp that they would put off contract..." October 07

  • Garrett: Cowboys will limit Murray's carries

    ESPN Dallas "Dallas Cowboys running back DeMarco Murray is on pace to tie Larry Johnson's single-season NFL record for carries in a season with 416, and coach Jason Garrett hopes Murray does not come near it. Garrett said he would like to lessen the load on the NFL's leading rusher going forward after..." October 06

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    Ed Werder @Edwerderespn

    Nothing imminent but #Cowboys willing to sign NFL rushing leader @DeMarcoMurray to contract extension during season if can agree on value.

  • Murray’s price tag rising, but the Cowboys have no regrets

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Vice president Stephen Jones always believed in running back DeMarco Murray’s ability to be a bell cow running back. But he admits surprise with the gaudy numbers Murray has posted so far. He is only the fourth back in NFL history to open the season with four 100-yard games and a touchdown in each..." October 01

  • Murray not consumed by rushing title or fumbling issue

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Dallas Cowboys running back DeMarco Murray leads the league in rushing with 385 yards through three games. He is on pace for a team-record 2,053 yards and has a chance to be the first Cowboys running back to lead the league in rushing since Hall of Famer Emmitt Smith did it in 1995. Murray,..." September 26

  • DeMarco Murray 'scratching the surface' on production?

    Fox Sports "The league's leading rusher through three weeks isn't a fluke. During training camp, Cowboys head coach Jason Garrett said running back DeMarco Murray possesses "bell-cow traits". And, so far, it appears that the Cowboys are committed to squeezing out every drop of potential from him. With..." September 25

  • DeMarco Murray 'disappointed' in fumbles streak

    ESPN.com "It seems as if you can count on three things with DeMarco Murray each game. Murray will rush for at least 100 yards. He will score a touchdown. And he will fumble on the Dallas Cowboys' first series of the game. As pleased as Murray might be about his production, he’s awfully frustrated..." September 22

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    Jason La Canfora @JasonLaCanfora

    Garrett on Demarco Murray: "I see him as theleader of a committee, but boy he's got bell-cow traits." Me: He will see a ton of the ball

  • Cowboys starters Romo, Witten, DeMarco Murray not expected to play preseason opener

    Dallas Morning News "Tony Romo won’t play against San Diego on Thursday in the Cowboys’ preseason opener. But tight end Jason Witten and running backs DeMarco Murray and Lance Dunbar are also expected to sit out the game, according to a source. This isn’t a surprise. Last season, Romo, Murray and Witten were held..." August 07

  • Dallas Cowboys RB DeMarco Murray ‘feeling good, feeling strong’ entering fourth season

    Dallas Morning News "New offensive coordinator Scott Linehan has said the Dallas Cowboys’ running game will be the team’s strength this season. After finishing second-to-last in the NFL in rushing attempts a year ago, Linehan’s comments must be music to the ears of Pro Bowl running back DeMarco Murray. “It’s..." June 03

  • DeMarco Murray fined $21,000 for crown of helmet hit

    Pro Football Talk "Not only is DeMarco Murray watching the playoffs this weekend, his wallet is lighter for a hit last week. The Cowboys running back was fined $21,000 for leading with the crown of his helmet during last week’s loss to the Eagles, which kept the Cowboys out of the postseason. It was a huge hit..." January 04

  • What should the Cowboys make of DeMarco Murray?

    ESPN Dallas "With the way the NFL has morphed into a passing league, finding the so-called "franchise" running back is less important. Unless it is Adrian Peterson or LeSean McCoy, are there any other "franchise" running backs? There are solid runners. There are teams that win with OK runners. Cleveland..." January 02

  • DeMarco Murray was 'mad at situation' in loss to Pack, not Tony Romo or Cowboys coaches

    Dallas Morning News "Three days removed from his role as an observer on the Tony Romo interception that opened the floodgate allowing the Green Bay Packers to score their game-winning touchdown at AT&T Stadium, DeMarco Murray said he bears no animosity towards the quarterback or Cowboys coaches. Murray opted not to..." December 19

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    Ed Werder @Edwerderespn

    Confirmed this morning that RB DeMarco Murray is expected to start after missing two games with knee sprain. DeMarcus Ware TBA, doubtful

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    Rowan Kavner @KavnerDC

    DeMarco Murray practicing, Ware not in pads

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    Calvin Watkins @calvinwatkins

    I expect DeMarco Murray to play Sunday.

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    Todd Archer @toddarcher

    DeMarcus Ware going through on field rehab work. DeMarco Murray took first team rep in on air snaps

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    Bryan Broaddus @BryanBroaddus

    @ShaneT21: @BryanBroaddus any feeling on if Murray will give it a go this weekend?” I say he will.

  • Jones hopes Murray returns this week

    ESPN Dallas "Cowboys owner/general manager Jerry Jones said he hopes injured running back DeMarco Murray returns to practice this week. Murray missed the Philadelphia game on Sunday with a sprained left knee. Murray did some running on Monday along with some other injured Cowboys players including defensive..." October 22

  • Jones: Cowboys will take it slow with Murray, Ware

    San Antonio Express-News "When it comes to running back DeMarco Murray and defensive end DeMarcus Ware returning to action the Cowboys will take it slow with both players owner Jerry Jones said Tuesday on his radio show. Murray was inactive for Sunday’s 17-3 win at Philadelphia due to a knee injury. The former Oklahoma..." October 22

  • Cowboys not sold on Murray as franchise running back

    NFL.com "DeMarco Murray is expected to miss some time with an MCL injury but the Dallas Cowboys might be looking to permanently replace the running back. NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported on NFL Network's "NFL GameDay Morning" that the Cowboys no longer are sold on Murray as a franchise running..." October 20

  • Cowboys' Ware out at least one game; Murray likely sidelined, too

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "DeMarcus Ware said even if he were to play this week at Philadelphia he wouldn’t be able to get off the ball like he should. “If I go out there it wouldn’t be 100 percent” he said Monday at Valley Ranch. “No question. There wouldn’t even be a point.” Ware is likely going to miss a game for..." October 15

  • Cowboys' Ware, Murray likely out week 7

    ESPN.com "Dallas Cowboys defensive end DeMarcus Ware has not missed a game since entering the NFL in 2005 but that streak could be in jeopardy in Week 7 against the Philadelphia Eagles. According to a source Ware and running back DeMarco Murray most likely will be unable to play against the Eagles..." October 14

  • DeMarco Murray could see more carries this week against the league's 31st rushing defense

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "The Redskins rank 31st against the run but DeMarco Murray knows every week is a new week. "You can never go on stats when you play a team like this and a game like this where it’s a division game" Murray said. "They're a great defense. [London] Fletcher is still there. [Ryan] Kerrigan and..." October 11

  • Cowboys’ DeMarco Murray hopes to relive the past against Rams

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "DeMarco Murray lacks a good answer for the Dallas Cowboys’ lack of a running game. Maybe the St. Louis Rams provide one. Murray received his first extended playing time against the Rams two years ago and he announced his presence by passing Tony Dorsett Emmitt Smith and Jim Brown in the record..." September 22

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    Calvin Watkins @calvinwatkins

    Interesting fact I discovered this week: DeMarco Murray weighs 208 lbs. Team wants him at 216.

  • Murray's ability to avoid tackles questioned

    ESPN Dallas "The Dallas Cowboys’ problems running the ball begin with poor blocking. That was the case last season when the Cowboys ranked second to last in the league in rushing offense setting a franchise record for futility. That was the case again last weekend in Kansas City when DeMarco Murray gained..." September 19

  • DeMarco Murray gets ready for more work

    ESPN Dallas "There was only one man in the NFL who touched the ball more than Dallas Cowboys running back DeMarco Murray in Week 1 -- Philadelphia Eagles running back LeSean McCoy with 32 touches. Murray touched the ball 28 times for 125 yards with no touchdowns in the Cowboys' season-opening victory..." September 15

  • Murray's benching sends the correct message to Cowboys

    San Antonio Express-News "Jason Garrett was angry last week after watching the Dallas Cowboys commit six turnovers in losing 12-7 to the Arizona Cardinals. “Inexcusable” he said of the sloppy performance. On Saturday night the coach's tough talk turned into action. The Cowboys entered their game with the..." August 26

  • Cowboys' future could rest with Murray and success of run game

    CBSSports.com "Tony Romo plays the most important position and pulls down the biggest salary on the Dallas Cowboys, but he's not the guy who makes the difference with this year's team. DeMarco Murray is. He's more than merely the Cowboys' starting running back; he's the key to their success. Because if..." July 24

  • DeMarco Murray: 'Back to where I need to be'

    ESPN Dallas "DeMarco Murray missed the first few organized team activities in May because of a slightly strained hamstring, but as the Cowboys finish up their mandatory mini-camp Thursday the running back is ready to go. “I definitely feel like I’m back to where I need to be,” Murray said. With the..." June 13

  • RB DeMarco Murray vows to play all 16 games this season

    Fox Sports Southwest "DeMarco Murray sat out the first four days of OTAs over the course of two weeks to protect his hamstrings, but sources tell FOXSports that the oft-injured running back did do limited "individual work" at Wednesday's Dallas Cowboys practice. Maybe that "limited work" is a step towards Murray..." May 30

  • DeMarco Murray says he’ll return to practice Wednesday and he’s not injury-prone

    Dallas Morning News "Organized team activities for the Dallas Cowboys started last week and starting running back DeMarco Murray still isn’t practicing. But he plans to return Wednesday. For the second consecutive week, Murray worked on the side with an athletic trainer at practice Tuesday as he continued to rehab..." May 29

  • Hamstring to keep DeMarco Murray out again

    ESPN Dallas "When the Cowboys begin their second week of organized activities Tuesday running back DeMarco Murray will continue his rehab work on a hamstring injury. Murray did not practice last week because of the injury, which has been called minor, but coach Jason Garrett said the hope is Murray could..." May 28

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    Calvin Watkins @calvinwatkins

    Demarco Murray missed 1 day of OTA because of a hamstring tweak.