DeMarco Murray

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Team Grades: Cowboys Exploit Giant Weaknesses

The New York Football Giants (3-8) dropped another winnable game, as New York could not hold an early lead, and then allowed a late Tony Romo to Dez Bryant touchdown, as the Dallas Cowboys (8-3) remained tied for the NFC East lead with a 31-28 victory at the Meadowlands.

11/24/2014

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Giants Opponent Profile: Balanced Offensive Attack Keys Cowboys Resurgence

The New York Football Giants (3-7) have lost five games in a row, and the team will equal last year’s six game losing streak with a loss to the visiting Dallas Cowboys (7-3). The Cowboys were on their bye last week, but actually gained ground in the division race, as the Philadelphia Eagles lost to the Packers in Green Bay.

11/18/2014

Quarterback Peyton Manning #18 of the Denver Broncos waves to fans as he walks off the field after a 35-21 win over the San Diego Chargers at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on October 23, 2014 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Silverman: Manning, Murray, Rodgers Lead 5-Man MVP Race At Halfway Point

While the local teams are searching for answers, the NFL has seen some startling performances through the first half of the season.

10/29/2014

Tony Romo hands off to DeMarco Murray in the Dallas Cowboys' victory over the New York Giants on October 19, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Wesley Hitt/Getty Images)

Dottino’s Game Balls, Gassers: Giants Brutalized On Ground, End Of Story

Let’s make this as simple as possible. The Cowboys out-rushed the Giants, 156 to 104. You can start there, because everything else is secondary.

10/20/2014

Cowboys RB DeMarco Murray of the Dallas Cowboys runs against the tackle of Devon Kennard of the New York Giants in the first half at AT&T Stadium on October 19, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Wesley Hitt/Getty Images)

Giants’ Improved Play Isn’t Good Enough Against Murray, Cowboys

The Giants head into their bye week feeling as though they played an better game. But they still have consecutive losses to the two teams ahead of them in the NFC East.

10/20/2014

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Team Grades: Mediocre Giants Fall Flat Against Rejuvenated Cowboys

The New York Football Giants (3-4) looked to restart their season against the first-Place Dallas Cowboys (6-1) after a disappointing loss last week to the Philadelphia Eagles. But New York did not particularly fare well on either side of the football in another losing effort, 31-21 at AT&T Stadium.

10/20/2014

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Injury Report: Giants Adjustments Ahead In Wake Of Cruz, McBride Injuries

The New York Football Giants (3-3) head into an important clash with the division leading Dallas Cowboys (5-1) with an injury report that has just three members. But that does not tell the entire story as New York needs to revamp its lineup again after two more season ending injuries. The Cowboys had eight players who did not practice on Wednesday.

10/17/2014

DeMarco Murray runs against the Giants on September 8, 2013 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Dottino: 3 Keys To Giants’ ‘Must-Win’ Game In Dallas

The front seven — specifically LBs Jameel McClain, Jon Beason and Jacquian Williams — must hold their ground and fill those rushing lanes in order to contain DeMarco Murray.

10/17/2014

Eli Manning passes against the Dallas Cowboys in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Eli, Giants Head To Big D To Slow Surging Cowboys

DeMarco Murray could become the first running back to begin a season with seven 100-yard rushing games as the Cowboys seek a sixth straight victory when they host the Giants on Sunday.

10/17/2014

Giants quarterback Eli Manning looks to pass against the Eagles at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia on Oct. 12, 2014. (Photo by Rich Schultz /Getty Images)

Keidel: Relax Giants Fans, There’s A Reason This Franchise Has Earned Your Trust

After the way their team was vaporized by the Eagles, Big Blue devotees are back to the September song of death. Just 60 minutes turned the tune from elitism to defeatism.

10/16/2014

DeMarco Murray (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images); Tony Romo (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images); Dez Bryant (Photo by Steve Dykes/Getty Images)

Giants’ Humbled Defense Tasked With Stopping High-Powered Cowboys

The New York Giants are very aware of one thing. They are facing one of the best teams in the NFC in the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday, posing an enormous challenge to a struggling defense.

10/16/2014

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Opponent Profile: Win Over Seahawks Have Cowboys Riding High

The New York Football Giants (3-3) jump out of the frying pan and into the fire this week as the team travels to Texas to take on the Dallas Cowboys (5-1). The G-men are still smarting from a 27-0 pasting at the hands of the Philadelphia Eagles, while the Cowboys upended the reigning Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks 30-23 in Seattle.

10/14/2014

Running back LeSean McCoy #25 of the Philadelphia Eagles runs against the New York Giants during the first quarter of a game at Lincoln Financial Field on October 27, 2013 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Vick recovered the fumble. (Photo by Rich Schultz /Getty Images)

Fantasy Football: Top 10 NFL Running Backs To Draft

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.

08/13/2014

Tony Romo #9 of the Dallas Cowboys hands the ball off to DeMarco Murray. (credit: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

DeMarco Murray Is The Key To Dallas Cowboys Playoff Hopes

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.

08/02/2014

HONOLULU, HI - JANUARY 26: Matt Forte #22 of the Chicago Bears and Team Rice carries the ball against Eric Berry #29 of Team Sanders during the 2014 Pro Bowl at Aloha Stadium on January 26, 2014 in Honolulu, Hawaii (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Murray, Tolbert Help Rice Ice Pro Bowl 22-21

DeMarco Murray caught a 20-yard pass for a touchdown and Mike Tolbert plunged into the end zone for a 2-point conversion with less than 1 minute to give Jerry Rice a win over Deion Sanders in the first schoolyard-style Pro Bowl on Sunday.

01/27/2014

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