Originally posted on NBC Dallas- Fort Worth  |  Last updated 10/24/11
Okay, so it came against the worst run defense in all of football, and 91 yards of it came on a single run on which he was literally untouched. But history shows that, when you have a game like the one DeMarco Murray had against the Rams, it's usually a good omen for your career, and a lousy omen for whatever running back you replaced. Take a look: Before Sunday, there were six players in NFL history to run for more than 250 yards in a single game. This is the list: Adrian Peterson, Jamal Lewis, Jerome Harrison, Corey Dillon, Walter Payton, and OJ Simpson (did it twice). There's only one anomaly on that list, and that's Harrison, whose career has suffered from injury woes and being stuck in Eric Mangini's doghouse ever since he hung 296 yards on the Chiefs two years ago. The rest of that list is comprised of either Hall of Famers, future Hall of Famers, or players who went on to have relatively successful careers. That's the company Murray now keeps with his record-setting day Sunday,
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