BBQ: Cowboys’ camp woes

Training camp is just a week old and injuries are the tale of the tape as well as contract talks. In today’s BBQ, those questions have come up. With the loss of DeMarcus Lawrence with a fractured foot, what is next for the beleaguered Cowboys defensive line? Who is tabbed to take his place?   Losing DeMarcus Lawrence, the second round pick of the Cowboys, has been a huge setback...
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Tyron Smith, DeMarco Murray, and Dez Bryant, Three Very Different Free Agent Considerations

Yes, no, and maybe.  In order, those are the answers to Tyron Smith, DeMarco Murray, and Dez Bryant, and whether or not The post Tyron Smith, DeMarco Murray, and Dez Bryant, Three Very Different Free Agent Considerations appeared first on Dallas Cowboys Nation.
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DeMarco Murray adds to Lance Dunbar hype

The Dallas Cowboys' offseason has been filled with plenty of buzz and positive coach-speak surrounding third-year running back Lance Dunbar. The bandwagon is filling up so fast that you might think that Dunbar is competing for a featured role. Murray and the coaches have made it clear that he's only a compliment, but in the new offensive scheme he will have a greater opportunity...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Cowboys Making 2014 a Prove It Year for DeMarco Murray

Not playing an entire season for the first four years of your career will likely cause you to lose money. Cowboys running back DeMarco Murray is finding that out the easy way.Team Executive Vice President Stephen Jones said that the team will not sign the young running back to a new contract this season. He didn’t allude to the Cowboys potentially parting ways with Murray after...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Cowboys will wait until after season to determine Murray's future

OXNARD, Calif. - DeMarco Murray is entering the final year of his rookie contract. He's coming off a Pro Bowl season. But that doesn't mean the Dallas Cowboys are concerned about working out a contract extension with their starting running back before the season starts. Cowboys chief operating officer Stephen Jones said Sunday that they haven't had contract talks with...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Will Cowboys stay committed to run game in 2014?

DeMarco Murray says he’s ready, the Dallas Cowboys say it’s coming, and the fans of both the NFL and the Cowboys simply don’t believe it. Once again, the higher-ups, the coaches and even the players have said that they are going to be running the ball more in 2014. Specifically, it was executive vice president Stephen Jones who made the simple statement: “We will be running...
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Cowboys key to success in 2014? Running the ball more

An interesting stat found its way upon my computer screen that sums up the Cowboys struggles pretty well. When it comes to running the football, the Cowboys are nowhere near the teams who made the playoffs in 2013.The Cowboys ran the ball 35 percent of the time and the 12 playoff teams from last year pounded it with almost 45 percent of their offensive plays.If Dallas wants a chance...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Dallas Cowboys add another big receiver to lethal corps

The Dallas Cowboys defense is riddled with question marks going into the 2014 season. How will they handle the loss of inside linebacker Sean Lee? Who’s going to step up as a pass rusher with Jason Hatcher and DeMarcus Ware gone? We’ll have to wait until fall to find out. One thing we don’t have to wonder about though is the Cowboys offense, which is always extremely potent...
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DeMarco Murray: This is the best Cowboys team I’ve been on

Running back DeMarco Murray believes this year’s Cowboys team is the best team he’s ever been on. “I think you can say that, yeah,” Murray said Wednesday. “From the leadership we have and the young guys, I think you can say that.” Murray is ready to get the season going. “I’m excited. I’m feeling great,” Murray said. “Excited to get out [to training camp] and...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

DeMarco Murray: 2014 Cowboys are the best team I’ve been on

Entering his fourth season with the Dallas Cowboys, running back DeMarco Murray says this is the best team he’s been on. “I think you can say that, yeah,” Murray said Wednesday to The Dallas Morning News. “From the leadership we have and the young guys, I think you can say that.” “I think we’re looking good,” he added. “I think we had a strong off-season workout...
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13 days ago  |  1 Comment

DeMarco Murray ready for larger role in Cowboys offense

The Dallas Cowboys have been a passing team in recent years. Fans and analysts alike have wondered why the Cowboys have been so slow to turn to the run, even while ahead. DeMarco Murray will again be the Cowboys lead running back this season and the 26-year-old wants everyone to know that he is ready for whatever is handed to him. “If they decide to do that with me, of course,”...
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Cowboys DeMarco Murray Says He Can Handle 300+ Carries

In his first three years in the NFL, Murray has average 179 carries a season. The number is low partly because of injuries and partly because the Cowboys have a pass happy offense. It would be beneficial to the Cowboys if Murray could shoulder more of the load. It would help the offense be more balance and let the defense catch its breath. Murray for his part is up to the task according...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

DeMarco Murray thinks he can handle bigger workload

Is DeMarco Murray is ready to step up for the Dallas Cowboys and become their workhorse running back? The talented ball carrier appears prepared to handle what the team wants him to do, which could potentially include 300-plus carries. DeMarco Murray says he can handle 300 carries this year, but how many will the #Cowboys give him? — CBS Fantasy Football...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

DeMarco Murray feels he 'can handle' an elevated workload in 2014

The Cowboys running back has struggled with injuries over his first few seasons in the league, but he feels great moving forward.
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

5 Pro Bowl candidates for the Dallas Cowboys in 2014

With training camp just a few short weeks away the 2014 NFL season is just around the corner. In 2013 the Boys finished 8-8 again and will be looking to blast out of that rut. To help get you ready for the upcoming year, we made a list of the top five candidates who might make the Pro Bowl for the Cowboys in 2014. 1. DeMarco Murray The Cowboys have a reputation has a pass-happy,...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Dallas Cowboys: Will DeMarco Murray Break Free in Fantasy?

Isn't the definition of insanity, 'doing to same thing over and over expecting a different result'?And so it is when you start talking about the Dallas Cowboys and the elite fantasy football players on the roster. I look at DeMarco Murray and his yards per carry last season (5.2) and I simply scratch my head that the man only got 217 carries in 14 games. Can someone...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Analyzing the 2011 Draft: Dallas Cowboys

When it comes to grading team’s in the NFL Draft, it takes 3 years to properly asses a team’s success. I previously graded the Washington Redskins draft. That article can be found here: Next up in the NFC East is the Dallas Cowboys. “America’s Team” has been the epitome of mediocrity for the...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Formations Fantasy Football Review: Dallas Cowboys Edition

The Dallas Cowboys have a number of great options on their offense for your fantasy team. We know what Tony Romo and Dez Bryant are capable of, but there are other great possibilities. Star: DeMarco Murray (RB) 13 Stats: 217 carries-1,124 yards-9 TD, 53 catches-350 yards-1 TD Why He’s a Star: Murray has shown that […] The post Formations Fantasy Football Review: Dallas Cowboys...
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Dallas Cowboys Projected 2014 Offensive Starters

Training camp isn’t too far away, and the Cowboys will have to make some moves on their depth chart, and some decisions to make on the offensive side of the ball, especially with Scott Linehan, a new offensive coordinator, in town.  Here I project which players will start at each position.Quarterback – Tony Romo#459534595 / gettyimages.comThis is Tony’s job, and the Cowboys...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Cowboys Need More DeMarco Murray at Goal Line

For the last few seasons, fans have been clamoring for the Dallas Cowboys to run the ball more. Even though the team was very successful at running it last year, Dallas still finished the season ranked 31st in the league in rushing attempts for the second straight year.It was very puzzling why the Cowboys don't run the ball more last year, especially considering their offensive...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Expect a monster year for DeMarco Murray who is in a contract year

DeMarco Murray signed a 4 year / $2.97 million contract with the Dallas Cowboys, including a $662,500 signing bonus, $662,500 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $743,360, but his contract is over at the end of the year.  Last year Murray had a huge year, averaging over 5 yards a carry for the Cowboys. […] The post Expect a monster year for DeMarco Murray who is in a contract...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Dallas Cowboys Install ‘Vibration Machine’

This is a story that seems too unreal to be true. The Dallas Cowboys, who have been dealing with more injuries than most NFL teams over the past couple seasons, decided to go away from the norm when it comes to pre-game and workout equipment.  When we say “against the norm,” we really mean it. According to Brandon George of Dallas News, one such piece of equipment is simply...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Cowboys acquire LB Rolando McClain

The Dallas Cowboys have acquired linebacker Rolando McClain in a trade with the Baltimore Ravens. The Cowboys sent the Ravens a 2015 sixth-round pick and a 2015 seventh-round pick for McClain, who will come out of retirement. McClain was officially reinstated from the reserve/retired list Tuesday.  To make room for the move, the Cowboys placed linebacker Sean Lee, who suffered...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Dallas Cowboys Fantasy Football Outlook

The Dallas Cowboys continue to frustrate their fans and give Tony Romo haters a reason to root against them, as 2013 was another disappointing season for Jerry Jones and his team.  All Dallas had to do, to make the playoffs, was win the final game of the season against the Philadelphia Eagles. However they lost Romo in week 16 and relied on backup Kyle Orton to lead Big D to...
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June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

DeMarco Murray Says He’s Not Worried About A New Contract

Dallas Cowboys running back DeMarco Murray is entering the last year of his contract and is coming off a pro bowl season as well. That should bode well for Murray getting a new deal.  If DeMarco Murray is concerned about his contract, he’s not talking about it.  Murray told the media that he’s had few discussions with the Cowboys about an extension despite rushing for  1...
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June 19, 2014  |  Discuss
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