I think Murray is out for the year

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by goshan, Nov 27, 2012.

  1. goshan

    goshan Well-Known Member

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    Not sounding promising?
    Place your bet on when Murray returns to the lineup.

    I am thinking he is done for the year based upon recent reports.
  2. DBOY3141

    DBOY3141 Well-Known Member

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    I think he is done. If he doesn't play Sunday and they lose, he is done for sure, playoffs are officially done with one more loss.

    Injuries and OL have wrecked this year.....always next year I guess.
  3. Yeagermeister

    Yeagermeister Active Member

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    Might as well go ahead and put him on IR because we aren't going to win out.
  4. jbravo316

    jbravo316 Benched

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    He might chip a nail and have to rehab it for 6 months, so I say he doesn't play.
  5. jayhouston12

    jayhouston12 New Member

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    if he is indeed done for the year then maybe we need to look at other options at running back, maybe drafting one as high as the 2nd
  6. UDcowboysfan

    UDcowboysfan Active Member

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    Done for the year? why has there been optimism for him to play the last 6 weeks? Am I missing something????? So many questions.
  7. Hostile

    Hostile The Duke

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    We need to even if he isn't. Round doesn't matter to me though. last night Philly had a UDFA kid gaining a lot of yards. He just needs to hang onto the ball.

    But Murray isn't done.
  8. 1fisher

    1fisher Well-Known Member

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    For the season or as a Cowboy?
  9. AbeBeta

    AbeBeta Well-Known Member

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    Record should have nothing to do with it. Guys need to play to develop
  10. big dog cowboy

    big dog cowboy THE BIG DOG Staff Member

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    We need another RB regardless if Murray is done for the year or not. 2nd round sounds high to me.
  11. stasheroo

    stasheroo Well-Known Member

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    I'd start with looking at a back from Tennessee.

    Seems they're turning out some good ones lately.
  12. PullMyFinger

    PullMyFinger Old Fashioned

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    For real

    Seems we have a lot of "glass" players
  13. Hostile

    Hostile The Duke

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    Both. He's probably going to play Sunday.
  14. Gaede

    Gaede Well-Known Member

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    There's quite a few good backs in the draft. We need to get one to split time w/ Murray. I'd prefer one with speed/versatility because we don't really have a lot of that. Someone that defenses need to account for on 3rd down.

    I hope he's not done yet, but it's not looking good so far.
  15. ETAG1

    ETAG1 New Member

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    They need to go find a bigger power back with speed like you find in the SEC; Murray has been hurt all through college and in both NFL years!
  16. vlad

    vlad Well-Known Member

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    Whatever you want to invest in a RB take about 70% and invest it in the o-line (unless you are already thinking late round pick)...with a quality o-line you can get very serviceable RBs, and then once the o-line is solved, go invest a bit more into the RB. That's how I'd approach it.

    Last year they tried to get Cyrus Grey in the 6th I think....just find some guy like that that can pass block, is a determined runner, smart, and reasonable athleticism. Its that last aspect that vaults players up the board, but you can do just fine with a 4.5 RB as opposed to a 4.3. Would like 4.3, but would take a big nasty linemen 7 days a week instead.

    A good line makes average skill players outstanding production players, an average line can be made to look good with HOF elite skill players, but a poor o-line sucks for everyone all around - RBs, WRs, TEs, and of course pinata QBs.

    I'd like to think Murray is a fluke thing given his track record at Oklahoma. Felix unfortunatley is not.
  17. Frozen700

    Frozen700 Well-Known Member

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    The real question is...

    Does it really matter?
  18. jayhouston12

    jayhouston12 New Member

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    there you go

    a fully healthy murray gets 12 touches a game

    a less than healthy murray gets 3 touches and maybe 2 swing passes

    and we'll be out of the playoff picture anyway
  19. Mansta54

    Mansta54 Well-Known Member

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    OMG!!! Here you go again! of course it matters, he's our starter and better then all the other RB's we have. You should really stop watching and move on to another sport. Obviously you've QUIT, thank goodness our team hasn't.
  20. burmafrd

    burmafrd Benched

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    Shannahan at Denver showed that as long as you had a good O line finding a back that can get you 1000 yards a season is not hard and does not need high picks

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