With starting quarterback Tony Romo out with a back injury, running back DeMarco Murray said this week that he’ll be ready if the team increases his workload to take some of the heat off of backup quarterback Kyle Orton.
“If they do, then great,” Murray said, per the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. "If they don't, then so be it. I'm preparing like I do any other week. I'm working hard, making sure I know my assignments and knowing my keys and things of that nature, so I'll be ready.”
Murray has been riding a hot streak of late. In the last three games, he has finished with 146, 134 and 96 yards rushing and two touchdowns. On the year, he has 1,073 yards and nine scores.
“We've been really jelling together,” Murray said. “I think the offensive line, they're doing a great job of blocking and I'm doing a great job of running and making guys miss. ... Since I've been here this is the best [it's been].”
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