Quarterbacks are breaking records left and right in the pass-happy NFL, but that makes high-caliber running backs all the more valuable. Many of last season’s top performers appear on this list, but keep in mind there’s usually a major bust or two, likely due to the heavy workload of the position causing a hangover effect.
The Dallas Cowboys enter the 2014 NFL season with one of the worst defenses in the NFL. This means that they have to keep their opponents off the field to win, making DeMarco Murray the most important player on the team.
A 2-point conversion with less than 1 minute to go gave Jerry Rice a win over Deion Sanders in the Pro Bowl Sunday.
By the time you read this, the Eagles-Dallas game will have been decided. Without Tony Romo, the Dallas Cowboys were expected to lean heavily on running back, De Marco Murray, who had been coming on strong of late. This season, he had surpassed 1,000 yards rushing for the first time in his three-year career.
Forget everything about what happened in the earlier meeting between the Eagles and Cowboys. The Eagles were in the midst of a quarterback revolving door between Nick Foles and Mike Vick and had not quite found their offensive identity. That has changed now. The Eagles offense is firing on all cylinders and should be able to play well against this Dallas defense that really struggles to stop much of anything.
The division lead will be on the line Sunday, when the Cowboys visit Lincoln Financial Field to face the Eagles. They may be doing so without two of their biggest weapons.
After breaking down some buy lows last week, this week it’s time to focus on some guys to sell high.
DeMarco Murray rushed for 175 yards and a touchdown and Tony Romo threw for three scores in a 31-7 victory Sunday.
By Merrill Reese: May these next four days fly by. The anticipation of an Eagles, Dallas game is tremendous and this one is steeped in significance. After an awful month The Eagles played better at […]