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Jon Ritchie used to be an NFL fullback with the Oakland Raiders and the Philadelphia Eagles. Now, he spends his days weighing in on topics on ESPN’s “First Take,” or whatever it’s called now--and yesterday, the topic of DeMarco Murray’s record-setting rushing performance against the Rams was brought up.
Ritchie, and Troy Aikman’s old pal Skip Bayless, then took turns positing that the performance was a fluke.
"Heading into this game he was averaging under three yards a carry," Ritchie said of Murray, via the Dallas Morning News. "This will never happen again, in my opinion. I like DeMarco Murray as a back, I do. And I think he catches the ball really well. I have issues with his pad level, at times, but against these Rams, it didn't matter. They're going in trying to tackle him high. No. 32 against the run coming in."
Added Bayless: "I’ll just say he's not the real deal. I'm not going to trust that DeMarco will save the day without Felix Jo...
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Cowboys rookie DeMarco Murray ran himself into the record books and into a get-together with Tony Dorsett on Tuesday.
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Cowboys rookie DeMarco Murray ran himself into the record books and into a get-together with Tony Dorsett on Tuesday. His 253-yard performance against the Rams on Sunday drew a series of tweets from Emmitt Smith, and so many calls and texts that more than 24 hours later he hadn't even checked them all.
Dallas Cowboys coach Jason Garrett said he and his staff haven't discussed their lineup for the next game, but rookie DeMarco Murray "certainly has
earned the opportunity to get the ball a lot, no question about