Murray thinks there is a chance he’ll return Sunday against the Browns

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by Gryphon, Nov 15, 2012.

  1. Gryphon

    Gryphon Merge Ahead

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    There is no denying. When he is healthy, he’s a stud back. However, that’s the problem in a nutshell, he never is. The knock on Demarco Murray coming out of the University of Oklahoma was that he just couldn’t stay on the field. That was the major reason why Murray fell to the third round - durability. In his second year with the Dallas Cowboys, Murray has managed to play in 5 games, amassing 330 yards and one TD. He's coming off a foot injury and the Cowboys are taking it slow with him. However, according to Schuyler Dixon of the Associated Press, Murray was present at practice, although he did not participate. “This is the best I’ve felt mentally coming in after working out,” Murray said. “I feel good.” When asked if he would play, he replied, “a chance.” “Today and this week is the best I’ve felt,... Once I feel like I can help this team and be ready to go and play like I’m accustomed to playing, I’m going to get out there.”

  2. Doomsday101

    Doomsday101 Well-Known Member

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    Murray had 1 season at OU where he missed any real time, his last season he started all 14 games they played.
  3. muck4doo

    muck4doo Least-Known Member

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    Too late. I'm starting Reggie Bush tonight rather than wait and see if Murray can play.

    /Have D. Martin as my other RB and Marcel Reese for my flex
    //Even if Murray plays sunday he probably will be used sparingly
    ///Hope we have him to run all over the skids
  4. marchetta

    marchetta Well-Known Member

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    We won't see him on the field again until we meet Philly after Thanksgiving. JJ wants him ready for a down-the-stretch run.
  5. TTexasTT

    TTexasTT Well-Known Member

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    where did you get this info?
  6. jayhouston12

    jayhouston12 New Member

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    i honestly think he should sit until he's 100 percent

    because if he goes back out he's going to be he bob sanders of running backs
  7. Risen Star

    Risen Star Likes Collector Zone Supporter

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    He's not guessing.
  8. tomson75

    tomson75 Brain Dead Shill

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    I think our "down the stretch run" needs to start yesterday. We aren't in the position to simply sit dinged players. That's a luxury teams with winning records and multiple game leads in their divisions can afford...
  9. panchucko

    panchucko It's Back

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    good idea I hope that is what is going to happen
  10. Rynie

    Rynie Benched

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    No kidding. If he can run, he needs to play. We're already at 5 losses. IMO, each game from this point on is a "must win".
  11. sonnyboy

    sonnyboy Benched

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    I feel ya. I just don't feel comfortable/confident in Jones. I'm of the opinion that he needs to play when he can play well.......but I'm also ready to risk putting him in as early as Thanksgiving.

    Conventional wisdom would be sit him for those extra 10 days. Problem is I feel we are really really really, going to need him Thanksgiving.
  12. Little Jr

    Little Jr Well-Known Member

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    Lol we're in the stretch run right now.
  13. Oh_Canada

    Oh_Canada Well-Known Member

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    He's not playing. Strikes me as a guy who has to be 100% or he won't go. I hope I'm wrong, but I doubt it.
  14. Idgit

    Idgit If you food, you gonna be ate. Staff Member

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    I agree. We need him.
  15. a_minimalist

    a_minimalist Well-Known Member

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    I'd much rather hear this from JG than Murray. Every player wants to play and thinks they can. It's the trainers or medical staff that need to approve him.
  16. Ren

    Ren Well-Known Member

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    This team is just the kind of team that can have trap games at 4-5, it wouldn't surprise me at all if they rested Murray for the december run
  17. anava

    anava Well-Known Member

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    Is would save him for Thanksgiving. Playing a game for the first time in a month then again in 4 days would be tough.
  18. Idgit

    Idgit If you food, you gonna be ate. Staff Member

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    He's a running back, not a pumpkin pie.
  19. Dodger

    Dodger Indomitable

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    Bullcrap...this is not true at all. If anything, Murray played through many injuries at OU, and he only missed 5 games during his 4 year collegiate career.

    Yardbarker? Lol...just a bunch of useless noise.
  20. cowboyfan4life2

    cowboyfan4life2 Well-Known Member

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    No one is 100 percent right now, I think he should give it a go asap, we are in must win mode.

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