Found June 30, 2012 on Raiders Blog:
PLAYERS: Louis Murphy
TEAMS: Oakland Raiders
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Louis Murphy #18 College: Florida Height: 6’2⅜” Weight: 203 lbs Arm Length: N/A Hand Size: N/A   40 Yard Dash: 4.32 3 Cone Drill: 6.95 20 Yard Shuttle: 4.45 Bench Press: 12 reps Vertical Jump: N/A Broad Jump: N/A   Louis Murphy finds himself on the roster bubble heading into this year. Early on in his career he looked like he might be the next big play maker at receiver for the Raiders, but after hauling in 75 catches and 6 TD’s in his first two years he has struggled to stay healthy and only had 15 total receptions last year. Coming from a high-powered offense at Florida, Murphy was another one of those late round finds for the Raiders in 2009. He came into the league with a chip on his shoulder wanting to prove to the world that he was more than just another speed guy at wide receiver. He will need to recapture that determination if he plans to work his way back into the receiver rotation in Oakland. Starring him in the face are a hungry group of newcomers who believe their time i...
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