Cowboys running back DeMarco Murray was named NFL Offensive Rookie of the Month for his play in November.
Murray became the featured running back against St. Louis on Oct. 23 after Felix Jones injured his ankle. Murray led the team to a 4-0 record for the month of November, rushing 89 times for 434 yards (4.9 avg.) with one touchdown while adding 20 receptions for 156 yards (7.8 avg.) in the month. Murray is the second Cowboys player to receive the monthly offensive rookie award and only the fourth rookie honored.
NFL Offensive Rookie of the Month
2004 Julius Jones November
2011 DeMarco Murray November
NFL Defensive Rookie of the Month
1997 Dexter Coakley October
2005 DeMarcus Ware October
This marks the fourth NFC weekly or monthly winner for the club this season: