The Backfield Report (2014): Week 6, DeMarco Murray, and ‘I Told You So’

DeMarcoMurray During the 2013 NFL season, I did Tuesday rundowns of all the NFL backfield situations, and now I’m back to business as usual—if you can call what you’re about to read “usual.” Also, since these reports are quasi-actionable only in the loosest sense, check out RotoViz’s Buy Low Machine, RB GLSP Projections, and Efficiency App. By the way, thanks to Josh Klein from for doing the Week 5 Backfield Report. I was on bye (again.) Here we go!

Dallas Cowboys

With six straight 100-yard rushing games to open the season, running back DeMarco Murray has tied the NFL record held by Hall-of-Famer Jim Brown for over half a century. That’s impressive. But . . .

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