DeMarco Murray is unlikely to return for the Cowboys NFC East showdown with the Eagles in Philadelphia this Sunday, as he continues to recover from that sprained foot.
That’s bad. The running game has struggled mightily in Murray’s absence--in the three games since he’s been out, the Cowboys have yet to go over the century mark as a team in terms of rushing yards--and, as Jason Garrett himself will readily admit, this affects the Cowboys’ offense as a whole.
But Murray does appear to be getting closer to returning, and that’s good. The second-year starter out of Oklahoma did some light running last week and, on Wednesday, he returned to the practice field at Valley Ranch, though he remained limited to individual rehab work, according to ESPN Dallas.
Even still, it’s the most action Murray has seen since being hurt in the loss to the Baltimore Ravens and a positive sign for a team that clearly (and sorely) misses their No. 1 running back.
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