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Jerry Thinks DeMarco Murray Could've Played

Murray missed a second straight game on Sunday with a lingering knee injury



    Cowboys running back DeMarco Murray missed Sunday’s loss to the Lions with that sprained MCL, the second game he’s missed after suffering the injury against Washington. But in a pretty strange twist, owner and general manager Jerry Jones said afterward that he believes Murray could’ve.

    "I think DeMarco Murray could have gone," Jones said, per ESPN Dallas. "I don’t know what risk we would have taken with him, but he could have gone."

    In Murray’s absence, the running game struggled, the combination of rookie Joseph Randle and Lance Dunbar going for a total of 42 yards on 19 carries. Phillip Tanner added eight yards on a pair of carries, and Dez Bryant and Terrance Williams got a carry apiece--Williams’ went for five yards and Bryant’s went for one.

    Also noticeably absent from the loss were defensive end DeMarcus Ware (quad) and receiver Miles Austin (hamstring).

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