DeMarco Murray RUMORS & NEWS

  • DeMarco Murray doesn't think Eagles' RBs will alternate series

    CSN Philly "There are two positions in which the Eagles have more talented players than available starting spots: running back and inside linebacker. The ILB rotation with Kiko Alonso, Mychal Kendricks and DeMeco Ryans will work itself out with injuries and the personnel the Eagles' defense faces on a..." August 27

  • DeMarco Murray to sit out Eagles' preseason opener vs. Colts "DeMarco Murray's debut with the Philadelphia Eagles is on hold. NFL Media's Albert Breer reported that the All-Pro running back will sit out Sunday's preseason opener against the Indianapolis Colts, which will air live on NFL Network at 1 p.m. ET. The news comes as no surprise after Murray..." August 16

  • Eagles trying to lighten DeMarco Murray’s load

    Courier-Post "It was mentioned to Eagles offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur that the media hasn’t seen much of running back DeMarco Murray in practice during the first 10 days of training camp. “We have,” Shurmur shot back, referring to the coaching staff. Murray missed the first day of team drills during..." August 13

  • Emmitt Smith: DeMarco Murray left some opportunities on field, could've had 2,500 yards last year

    Dallas Morning News "On the Cowboys' running game: "I expect to see something very similar to what we had last year? Do I expect us to go out and run the ball exactly how DeMarco Murray ran last year? Probably not as an individual but I do see us collectively being able to run the ball as effectively as he did last..." July 21

  • 'Nerd' DeMarco Murray takes lead in Eagles' new-look backfield

    USA Today "Invoke the name DeMarco Murray, and familiar terms probably leap to mind. Pro Bowler. Workhorse. NFL rushing champion. (And probably a colorful range of adjectives if you support the Philadelphia Eagles or Dallas Cowboys.) But "nerd?" Believe it or not, that last one is actually..." June 16

  • Duce Staley on DeMarco Murray: 'He's a perfect fit for us'

    CSN Philly "In an era when passing and receiving records are shattered each year, it's rare to see a team invest as much into the running back position as the Eagles did this offseason, subtracting LeSean McCoy and Chris Polk while adding DeMarco Murray and Ryan Mathews to a backfield that still includes..." June 03

  • DeMarco Murray buys billboard in downtown Dallas to thank Cowboys fans

    Sporting News "Will this help patch things up in Dallas? DeMarco Murray, who left the Cowboys to sign with their division rival Eagles this offseason, bought a billboard in downtown Dallas to thank the fans for their support during his four years there. The billboard has a picture of Murray in his Cowboys..." March 19

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    DeMarco Murray's deal with Eagles is expected to be 5 years, $42 million, including $21 million guaranteed, per @mortreport and I.

  • DeMarco Murray plans to sign with the Eagles

    Pro Football Talk "If all goes as planned, DeMarco Murray will be an Eagle by the end of the day. That’s the word from Adam Schefter of ESPN, who says that not only is Murray visiting Philadelphia today, but he is expecting to sign a contract with the Eagles. The Cowboys and Murray have been in talks, and..." March 12

  • DeMarco Murray set to get $42M from Eagles

    Washington Post "Are the Dallas Cowboys about to lose the NFL’s leading rusher to the Philadelphia Eagles? DeMarco Murray, whom the Cowboys allowed to become a free agent on Tuesday, is flying to Philadelphia to meet with Coach Chip Kelly on Thursday and, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, there is “the..." March 12

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    Jon Machota @jonmachota

    DeMarco Murray said he was offered a couple of better offers than the one he accepted from the Eagles

  • DeMarco Murray holds “no hard feelings” as he leaves for Philadelphia

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "The old fashioned game of Texas stare down between the Dallas Cowboys and free agent running back DeMarco Murray ended in seemingly unthinkable fashion Thursday when the NFL’s Offensive Player of the Year got the money he wanted with a hated division rival. Murray flew to Philadelphia via..." March 12

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    Dez Bryant @DezBryant

    @DeMarcoMurray I wish you would have stayed but I understand your decision... Congrats bro you deserve it - #offenseMVPoftheyear

  • Cowboys reportedly offered Murray deal averaging $5 million a year

    Fox Sports "The Dallas Cowboys might want a do-over on their reported offer to free agent DeMarco Murray. The Cowboys offered Murray, last year's NFL's leading rusher, a deal that averaged about $5 million a season, Yahoo Sports reported Wednesday. FOX Sports 1 Insider Peter Schrager reports key Dallas..." March 12

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    ProFootballTalk @ProFootballTalk

    At least one of the teams pursuing DeMarco Murray believes he will be staying in Dallas.

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    Around The NFL @AroundTheNFL

    From @RapSheet on @NFLNetwork: Murray decision likely to come tonight. Raiders believed to be offering most money.

  • Cowboys waiting on DeMarco Murray to sign to trade for Adrian Peterson?

    Larry Brown Sports "The Dallas Cowboys may end up losing DeMarco Murray over the next several days, but they reportedly have their sights set on Plan B if a deal can’t be reached. In fact, some believe Plan B may actually be Plan A at this point. Peter King of The Monday Morning Quarterback reports that Peterson..." March 11

  • Dez Bryant fires back at Malcolm Jenkins recruiting DeMarco Murray

    CBS Sports "DeMarco Murray is a free agent and NFL teams are pitching him about potentially joining their team. One such pitch came from Eagles defensive back Malcolm Jenkins. Malcolm Jenkins took to Twitter and told Murray to "come to the dark side."" March 11

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    Clarence Hill @clarencehilljr

    Jerry jones said the cowboys remain focused on retaining Demarco Murray. They want him back

  • Eagles, Jaguars, Raiders eyeing DeMarco Murray "After a flurry of trades, cuts and signings, DeMarco Murray remains the biggest of names left on the open market. So where will he land? NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported Tuesday that the former Dallas Cowboys running back is receiving interest from the Philadelphia Eagles and remains..." March 10

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    Adam Caplan on NFL Insiders just said the Eagles and Cowboys free agent RB DeMarco Murray have mutual interest.

  • Source: Cowboys, Murray's agent break ice

    ESPN Dallas "The Dallas Cowboys and the agent for DeMarco Murray have at least spoken after going a few weeks without communication, a source told ESPN. Cowboys executive vice president Stephen Jones and Bill Johnson, Murray's agent, spoke Monday night, according to a source. However, it's not clear how..." March 10

  • Could Bucs chase DeMarco Murray?

    ESPN "There has been a sudden flurry of reports that the Tampa Bay Buccaneers could be interested in running back DeMarco Murray. Could that be true? I’m told it’s a long shot, but not completely out of the realm of possibility. So we have something significant to keep an eye on as free agency..." March 10

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Now we know why DeMarco Murray has deleted Cowboys' references on his Twitter account: team has not called him since last week, per source.

  • Former GM says DeMarco Murray’s asking price is too high

    Dallas Morning News "With the official start of free agency about to begin in less than 24 hours, there hasn’t been much chatter regarding DeMarco Murray and offers from other NFL teams. That’s good news for the Dallas Cowboys. The Cowboys made it clear that they were going to allow Murray to test the market and..." March 10

  • DeMarco Murray is willing to move on from Dallas

    Pro Football Talk "Before free agency officially unofficially opened, the Cowboys did a nice job of getting the word out that running back DeMarco Murray would bring any non-offer offers that he receives during the three-day negotiating window back for the Cowboys to match, or at least come close to matching. Per..." March 09

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    Charles Robinson @CharlesRobinson

    Several league sources are talking about Ndamukong Suh to #Dolphins as if it has already happened. DeMarco Murray returning to #Cowboys, too

  • Sources: Murray favors Cowboys return

    ESPN Dallas "NFL rushing champion DeMarco Murray would likely return to the Dallas Cowboys if the offer the team makes to him is equal or similar financially to those he receives from other teams as an unrestricted free agent, league sources told ESPN NFL Insider Ed Werder on Tuesday. With quality teams..." March 03

  • History says Cowboys should be wary to sign DeMarco Murray beyond 2017

    Dallas Morning News "When Tony Romo sees DeMarco Murray, he sees an NFL rushing champion. When Jason Garrett sees Murray, he sees an NFL rushing champion. When agent Pat Dye sees Murray, he sees an NFL rushing champion. When the Cowboys’ fan base sees Murray, it sees an NFL rushing champion. But when..." March 02

  • Report: DeMarco Murray likely to explore options outside of Dallas

    Sporting News "Cowboys Vice President Stephen Jones believes running back DeMarco Murray will find his way back to the team before the start of next season, according to FoxSports Southwest. "(Murray) is probably going to, you know, get some peace and see what's out in the market and then we'll talk and see...." March 01

  • A relaxed Murray is heading into free agency prepared to stay or go

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Dallas Cowboys running back DeMarco Murray will head into free agency in three weeks with the same mindset he had carrying the football for a team-record 1,845 yards in 2014. He’s patient, focused and determined.  Murray wants the respect that big financial pay day will garner.  But his..." February 11

  • DeMarco Murray wants to remain with the Dallas Cowboys

    SB Nation "DeMarco Murray is now less than a month away from the expiration of his contract with the Dallas Cowboys and if the 26-year-old reaches the free agency market, he would certainly be the top running back in the class. He's hopeful though, that he doesn't reach that open market and told David..." February 11

  • DeMarco Murray named offensive player of the year

    Pro Football Talk "Cowboys running back DeMarco Murray was named the NFL’s offensive player of the year for the 2014 season. Murray finished the regular season with 392 carries for 1,845 yards and 13 touchdowns, plus another 57 catches for 416 yards. His production was a big part of the Cowboys snapping their..." February 01

  • DeMarco Murray doesn’t think he’s easily replaceable

    Pro Football Talk "Cowboys tight end Jason Witten said last week that it would be “silly” to think that any running back could have been dropped into the lineup and given the team what DeMarco Murray gave them during the 2014 season, a point he made in response to those who feel that the Cowboys offensive line and..." January 30

  • Signing bonus for Ryan Williams makes him Cowboys’ option for life after Murray

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "The Cowboys have yet to decide on what they will do with free-agent running back DeMarco Murray, who led the league in rushing in 2014 with 1,845 yards. He will be coveted on the open market and the Cowboys have to figure out how much they are willing to pay to keep him. All that has yet to..." January 28

  • DeMarco Murray loves Cowboys, but understands business ahead

    ESPN Dallas "DeMarco Murray purposely deflected questions about his future during the Dallas Cowboys' season. His focus was on 2014 and only 2014. Now that it is 2015, Murray has started to think about his future, which might lead to him wearing a different uniform as free agency looms in March. Last..." January 22

  • Heidi Mueller announces engagement to Cowboys RB DeMarco Murray

    Dallas Morning News "It looks like DeMarco Murray is getting a ring after all. Eight days after Murray and the Dallas Cowboys were eliminated from the NFL Playoffs, Murray and his girlfriend Heidi Mueller announced their pending nuptials on Instagram. Mueller, 32, is an actress best known for her work as Kay..." January 21

  • If DeMarco Murray Moves On, Should Dallas Cowboys Go Running Back Early in 2015 NFL Draft?

    Blogging The Boys "While I won't say that the 2015 NFL Draft running back class is overly "deep", I will say that there are some very intriguing prospects out there. The reason why this is even coming up at all is due to the fact that DeMarco Murray could have played his final down as a Dallas Cowboy. That's..." January 20

  • Jones: 'Challenge' to sign both Dez, Murray

    ESPN Dallas "Cowboys owner and general manager Jerry Jones said Thursday he would like to sign receiver Dez Bryant and running back DeMarco Murray, the NFL's leading rusher, but getting long-term deals done with each will require creativity and compromise. It's not that the Cowboys don't have the cap room..." January 16

  • DeMarco Murray, girlfriend Heidi Mueller back together

    Larry Brown Sports "As it turns out, that little social media break that DeMarco Murray and his girlfriend Heidi Mueller took from each other a few weeks ago may have been more of a fight than a breakup. Mueller posted the photo you see above on Instagram early Thursday morning. The Dallas Cowboys running back and..." January 15

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    Chris Wesseling @ChrisWesseling

    Per @RapSheet, Cowboys have had a 4-year deal worth more than $16M on the table for DeMarco Murray. No wonder he hasn't signed.

  • DeMarco Murray in no hurry to talk about future

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "DeMarco Murray wasn’t ready to think about his future and if he’ll wear a Dallas Cowboys uniform again. He’s set to become a free agent and will garner much interest after setting the Cowboys’ single-season rushing record with 1,845 yards in the regular season. “I’m not worried about it,”..." January 12

  • DeMarco Murray -- Ex-Teammate Apologizes ... My Wife Didn't Bang You After All

    TMZ "DeMarco Murray did NOT score with his ex-teammate Brennan Clay's wife after all ... at least according to Clay who's snuggling his wife again -- but also eating a big serving of crow. Clay and Gina D'Agostini look like the picture of wedded bliss in the pic he just posted ... where she appears..." December 25

  • Cowboys Face a Tough Situation with Impending Free Agent DeMarco Murray

    Sportsnaut "With the news that the Dallas Cowboys plan to place the franchise tag on wide receiver Dez Bryant, it’s looking more and more likely that the team will not be able to retain star running back DeMarco Murray. Dallas will enter the offseason about $10 million under the projected $140 million..." December 23

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    Ed Werder @Edwerderespn

    Expectations are @DeMarcoMurray will play vs. #Colts. Final decision Sun. morning. Murray: "I have to do right thing for myself and team."

  • Cowboys RB DeMarco Murray: Decision to play vs. Colts is mine

    SI "Dallas Cowboys running back DeMarco Murray said the decision about whether he will play Sunday against the Indianapolis Colts will be made by him. Murray had surgery Monday to insert a plate and screws, stabilizing a broken bone in his left hand. He went through a limited number of plays at..." December 19

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    DeMarco Murray has high threshold for pain. Said one source: "We primarily left it up to him, in which case he will definitely opt to play."

  • DeMarco Murray practices on Wednesday

    Pro Football Talk "Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said it was not “unrealistic” for running back DeMarco Murray to play against the Colts on Sunday despite having surgery to repair a broken bone in his left hand on Monday. Murray’s presence in the lineup didn’t get any less realistic on Wednesday. Murray was able to..." December 17

  • Murray feels great, backups set to go

    ESPN Dallas "DeMarco Murray made a quick appearance in the Dallas Cowboys’ locker room on Tuesday, less than 24 hours after undergoing surgery on his left hand. Murray was sporting a heavy wrap on his hand, but he said he felt great. He also said he has done a fair amount of research on his injury -- a..." December 17

  • DeMarco Murray is first player in 5 years to top 40 touches

    Pro Football Talk "Cowboys running back DeMarco Murray carried a workload unseen in the NFL in five years on Thursday night. Murray had 32 carries for 179 yards and nine catches for 49 yards in the win at Chicago. That total of 41 touches made him the first NFL player to go over 40 touches in a game since Jerome..." December 05