Cowboys running back DeMarco Murray reportedly returned to the field on Wednesday after missing the first week of organized team activities with a minor hamstring injury, suffered in the team’s first session of the year last Tuesday.
Neither the team nor Murray ever thought the issue to be anything serious, but both approached his return with caution so as to avoid any setbacks.
"It's hard to sit out and watch at any time," Murray said this week, per ESPN Dallas. "But this is one of the times where I have to be smart. That’s what I've tended to do in the past--just push it--and sometimes I overwork myself and I take a step back. So I have to be smart and make sure I'm physically ready to go out there."
Despite the fact that he’s missed nine games over his first two seasons in the league, Murray dismissed the idea that he’s “injury prone” this week, and vowed to stay healthy through 2013.
"I'm very excited to be out here with my teammates ... to come out here and get better each and every week," Murray said. "I am going to play all 16 this year. I'm excited. It's going to be a great year for us."
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