(Eds: With AP Photos.) DeMarco Murray and the Dallas Cowboys' running game have been stuck in neutral since an impressive start.
The unit that ran for 143 yards in a season-opening victory is now 29th in the NFL, averaging just 68 yards per game. And the only reason the Cowboys (2-2) are even that high is because of what they did against the New York Giants in that first game.
Coach Jason Garrett said Wednesday there are a lot of different reasons for the struggles, and that the Cowboys have to get better to be more balanced offensively.
''We've talked about some of the pre-snap penalties that got us in some bad situations in a couple of games. We had some minus runs and there are different reasons for that as well,'' Garrett said. ''Guys getting physically beaten up front or on the edges or wherever they need to be. We've played against some good run-defending teams, where there has been a lot of movement up front.''
Murray missed the final three games of his impressive rookie ...