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NFL Draft: Did the Cowboys Drop the Ball by not Adding a Running Back?

Former Dallas Cowboys running back DeMarco Murray accounted for 37 percent of the team’s yardage output last year. He led the league in rush attempts, rushing yards and total yards. He was also named NFL’s Offensive Player of the Year. So when Murray decided to sign with the division-rival Philadelphia Eagles, the expectation had to be that the Cowboys would work hard to find...
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DeMarco Murray: 'I'm not worried about the Cowboys'

The Dallas Cowboys made it quite easy for running back DeMarco Murray to seek out other teams last month after they did not offer him the contract he desired. Along came the Philadelphia Eagles with their deep pockets, who signed Murray to a five-year, $40 million contract. This was a price tag that the Cowboys were not willing to pay to keep Murray playing in Dallas. Harboring...
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Philadelphia Eagles: The most interesting schedule in the world

Breaking down a schedule game by game and producing a mock win-loss record is a fairly useless exercise. The most prudent predictor for win-loss is the presence of a quarterback, not an easy schedule. There are outliers. Last season’s Browns cleared an initial jungle of annual juggernauts to open up into a cupcake section of Titans, Jaguars, Raiders, Buccaneers, and Falcons. A...
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Philadelphia Eagles: Fans should expect the unexpected

The 2015 NFL Draft is less than three weeks away. The closer it gets, the higher the level of excitement becomes for NFL fans all around the country. The draft is also important for the simple fact that it means that kickoff of the season is nearing. Before that happens though, a lot more speculations will be made about where certain star collegiate players will end up. Mock drafts...
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DeMarco Murray reportedly signing with Eagles

DeMarco Murray is reportedly expected to sign with the Philadelphia Eagles on Thursday. ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that Murray flew to Philly on Thursday morning with the expectation that he would become an Eagle. Schefter notes that the Dallas Cowboys have had numerous opportunities to re-sign Murray but have been unable to work out a...Read More
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March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

DeMarco Murray to visit with Eagles

The top remaining free agent on the open market may not remain unsigned for too long. Dallas Cowboys running back and reigning NFL Offensive Players of the Year DeMarco Murray will meet with his team’s division rival in Philadelphia on Thursday. So DeMarco Murray is flying to Philadelphia, C.J. Spiller is flying to New Orleans and RBs are going to start flying off the board...
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March 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Talk that Murray is re-signing with Cowboys

Good news, Cowboys fans: It looks like DeMarco Murray might be returning to Big D. Yahoo Sports’ Charles Robinson reports that the talk around the league from several sources is that Murray will re-sign with the Cowboys. Murray, a third-round pick by the Cowboys in 2011, led the league with 1,845 rushing yards last season....Read More
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March 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Barry Switzer urged Cowboys to draft Murray with great quote

DeMarco Murray was drafted by the Dallas Cowboys in large part thanks to a hearty endorsement from former Cowboys and Oklahoma coach Barry Switzer. Murray, 27, was drafted by the Cowboys in the third round in 2011. 70 players had already been drafted by the time Dallas selected him, so it’s not exactly like there...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Murray would reportedly give Cowboys hometown discount

As expected, the Dallas Cowboys decided to use their franchise tag on Dez Bryant rather than DeMarco Murray. Keeping both Bryant and Murray — in addition to Tony Romo’s massive salary — is going to be incredibly challenging for Jerry Jones and company. A hometown discount would help. ESPN’s Ed Werder reports that Murray is...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Cowboys to let DeMarco Murray test free agency?

Fresh off news that the Dallas Cowboys are going to place the franchise tag on wide receiver Dez Bryant before Monday’s deadline comes a bit of news everyone expected. According to team vice president Stephen Jones, the Cowboys are going to let star running back and reigning NFL Offensive Player of the Year DeMarco Murray test free agency (via Fox Sports Southwest). (Murray...
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March 01, 2015  |  Discuss

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