Found December 01, 2011 on The Landry Hat:
In the 2011 NFL draft, the Dallas Cowboys selected DeMarco Murray, University of Oklahoma running back standout in the third round.  For a Cowboys fan, and when I say Cowboys, I mean both Dallas and Oklahoma State, this was not ideal.  Kendall Hunter or even Roy Helu would have been preferred. In the game of football, for the fans, it is about passion which equates as love for your team and hate for the opponent or rival.  It is sometimes difficult to separate yourself from the two emotions.Layne Murdoch/Getty ImagesSo, why bring up all this emotion for Murray playing for Dallas today? Because it is Bedlam week (OSU vs. OU) and this writer is calling a truce with the star rookie running back.  The negative emotions subside, and now there is nothing but love for this Dallas Cowboy.  For those not familiar with the Bedlam game, much like the Dallas Cowboys / Washington Redskins rivalry, this series is very lopsided.  For the fans, rivalry games are about pride, they are personal, and ...

Murray confident he can handle workload

IRVING - DeMarco Murray has carried at least 20 times in five of the last six games since taking over as the Cowboys' lead back. With Felix Jones getting closer to full health, many are wondering if Jones will begin to get more carries and take some of the workload off of Murray's shoulders. "I definitely feel I can handle it," Murray said Thursday. "Been...

Cowboys RB Murray named offensive rookie of month

Dallas Cowboys running back DeMarco Murray was named the NFL's offensive rookie of the month for November. Murray, who has started the past six games after Felix Jones suffered a high ankle sprain, helped Dallas to a perfect 4-0 record in November. A third-round draft pick out of Oklahoma, Murray rushed for 434 yards and one touchdown in the month. He also caught 20 passes...

Murray named offensive rookie of the month

Cowboys running back DeMarco Murray's breakthrough in October led to him being named NFL Offensive Rookie of the Month for November.In four games in November, Murray rushed for 434 yards and a touchdown on 89 carries. He also caught 20 passes for 156 yards during that stretch. The Cowboys were 4-0 in November.Murray, a third-round draft pick out of Oklahoma, became the Cowboys...

Overworking Murray Shouldn't Be a Concern

In a perfect football world, you would be able to balance your team so that everybody was used in exactly the way that maximized their health and productivity. Running backs would rotate often enough to keep their legs fresh, receivers would shuttle in and out of the game at the moments that best utilized their skills and you'd have enough cornerbacks to cover everybody on every...

Murray Named NFL's Offensive Rookie of the Month For November

Rookie running back DeMarco Murray has been named the NFL’s Offensive Rookie of the Month honors for the month of November, which saw the OU product emerge from relative obscurity among Phillip Tanner and Tashard Choice behind Felix Jones, to a starter and a potential star. Murray put up a touchdown and 434 yards on 89 carries over the month--a span that saw Dallas go 4-0 and...

DeMarco Murray's Just Fine With Heavy Workload

Even with the return of Felix Jones two weeks ago, rookie DeMarco Murray appears poised to remain the Dallas Cowboys’ featured back, charged with doing most--or in the case of last week’s win over Miami, in which Jones didn’t have a carry--all of the work from out of the backfield. As Jones’ health steadily improves, the distribution of carries is likely to change somewhat...

Murray, Robinson, Bailey have put Cowboys on top

(Eds: APNewsNow. Will be updated. With AP Photos.) By JAIME ARON AP Pro Football Writer DeMarco Murray began the year buried on the depth chart. Laurent (la-RON) Robinson was cut a week into the season. Dan Bailey had to outlast four challengers for his job. But look at how things have worked out for them - and for the Dallas Cowboys, who probably wouldn't be riding a four...

Murray, Miller chosen as top rookies for November

Dallas Cowboys running back DeMarco Murray and Denver Broncos linebacker Von Miller have been selected as the NFL's top rookies for the month of November.

Found One

For years the Cowboys have taken a running back by committee approach, but those days are no more. In recent weeks, Demarco Murray has cemented himself as the team's every-down back.

The Picks: Cowboys at Cardinals

It’s that time of week. Time to man up and make your pick for this week’s game. Get it right, and you’ll be able to afford the American Dream: Eating all the cans of Pringles you like and getting periodic liposuction treatments to eliminate any unsightly weight gains as a result. Here we go: Peter King: Cowboys 33, Cardinals 10. “DeMarco Murray has five weeks to inject...
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