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Murray: "Five Rushing TDs In One Season Is Terrible"

The Cowboys had the second fewest rushing touchdowns in the NFL in 2011



    The Dallas Cowboys will reportedly make rushing better in the red zone a point of emphasis this year in training camp, which is probably a good idea. Dallas had just five rushing touchdowns all season a year ago, second worst in the league after the Cleveland Browns, who had four.

    DeMarco Murray, who emerged as the Cowboys’ No. 1 back in his rookie year, scored just two of the five and, of those two, one was a 91-yard dash.

    Discussing the paltry rushing touchdown total, the University of Oklahoma product doesn’t sugar-coat his feelings much.

    That is definitely unacceptable,” Murray said, per the Dallas Morning News. “Five rushing touchdowns in one season is terrible.

    “We had some injuries last year, and a couple of guys were nicked up. But it’s no excuse for that. We have to put some rushing touchdowns on the board to help the passing game.”

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