1. Welcome to CowboysZone!  Join us!  Come on!  You know you want to!

Time for the Dallas Cowboys to dump DeMarco Murray

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by Gryphon, Nov 25, 2012.

  1. Section444

    Section444 Well-Known Member

    4,333 Messages
    841 Likes Received
    Go even further back; Marion Barber, Julius Jones, Jamar Martin, Michael Wiley, etc...
  2. Novacek84

    Novacek84 Well-Known Member

    1,267 Messages
    137 Likes Received
    Unfair to put Barber on that list. He became ineffective because of the beating he took. He was a good player prior to wearing down.
  3. Section444

    Section444 Well-Known Member

    4,333 Messages
    841 Likes Received
    He had two(?) decent seasons?
  4. GOLDENCHILD1688

    GOLDENCHILD1688 Well-Known Member

    4,427 Messages
    55 Likes Received
    co-sign
  5. Novacek84

    Novacek84 Well-Known Member

    1,267 Messages
    137 Likes Received
    Considering his role and how he was used, he was a very good player from 2005-09. He was a first down machine and goal line beast when he was at his best. Think this team couldn't use Barber in his prime? I do.
  6. JonJon

    JonJon Injured Reserve

    11,032 Messages
    237 Likes Received
    It would be nonsense to dump him. I would look to add some dependable help though. I like Montee Ball in rounds 3-4.
  7. CxC1993

    CxC1993 Member

    285 Messages
    6 Likes Received
    I lol'd for some odd reason.


    But really, it's way too early to ditch Murray.
  8. jjktkk

    jjktkk Active Member

    1,658 Messages
    8 Likes Received
    Pretty pathetic, but I guess maybe thats how new generations of fans operate.
  9. tantrix1969

    tantrix1969 Well-Known Member

    959 Messages
    447 Likes Received
    with Murray running in the same hard hitting style might not be a bad idea to get another back and make it rbbc instead of trying to force one back to be a workhorse

    edit:but dont think we should give up on Murray yet
  10. Cowboyz88

    Cowboyz88 Well-Known Member

    3,746 Messages
    544 Likes Received
    I'm not saying he needs to be dumped, but the way he runs — Head First — scares me to death.

    I get he's trying to be physical, but leading with the noggin all the time doesn't seem like a sound running style.
  11. Dave_in-NC

    Dave_in-NC Well-Known Member

    11,480 Messages
    431 Likes Received
    Truth. These guys would have us dump every body.
  12. Future

    Future Intramural Legend

    16,240 Messages
    1,573 Likes Received
    Well you have to ask yourself, if we get rid of a bunch of guys, is this team going to be any different.

    Tony, Dez, Mo, Carr, Lee, Carter, Tyron, Ware

    If you get rid of everybody but them, are we worse than we are now?

    I personally don't think so.
  13. big dog cowboy

    big dog cowboy THE BIG DOG Staff Member

    50,299 Messages
    4,461 Likes Received
    Didn't we just spend a 3rd round pick on him 19 months ago? That simply makes zero sense.
  14. jobberone

    jobberone Genetically engineered moderating Orangutan Staff Member

    37,705 Messages
    3,923 Likes Received
    :laugh2: I would have something to say here but I just can't say it better constructively.
  15. Eskimo

    Eskimo Well-Known Member

    12,506 Messages
    78 Likes Received
    I agree about RB by committee. There was this tendency to try and run Murray 25 times a game plus 5 receptions a game back in his hot streak in 2011. It hadn't been an issue in 2012 because we couldn't really get the running game going this year for the most part. We do need to use the other RBs more even when Murray is 100% to conserve him for the season.

    I also would say that if he comes back and plays very well we should resist the temptation to ever give him a mega-deal. It makes more sense to bring in a cheaper vet or draft a new guy because Murray isn't a special RB, just a good one with some durability problems.
  16. Chuck 54

    Chuck 54 Well-Known Member

    9,334 Messages
    308 Likes Received
    Silly title...nothing about dumping Murray, and we do need another RB.

Share This Page