Originally posted on NBC Dallas- Fort Worth  |  Last updated 10/26/11
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 Jones" Whether "it" will happen again seems...
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