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November 30, 2011

Murray named NFL Offensive Rookie of the Month

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.


Previous winners

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:

Week 2 Tony Romo NFC Offensive Player of the Week
Week 3 Dan Bailey  NFC Special Teams Player of the Week
Month Sean Lee NFC Defensive Player of the Month – September
Month DeMarco Murray NFC Offensive Rookie of the Month - November

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The info came straight from a Cowboys' press release, so they are the "knuckleheads." For your information, you are confusing awards. This is an award given by the NFL. The others are sponsored awards. The information is correct.

I hate it when articles are written and they don't even have accurate info. You'd think these knuckleheads would take the time to research before they write anything. After all, it is their job. The facts are this is the 7th award for Cowboys players this year. Murray received Rookie of the Week and Ground Player of the week in Week 7 and Romo received Air Player of the week in week 10

Yes he is the real deal but we need to keep a complimentary back so that we wont run Mr Murray into the ground and on the IR list

This kid is the real deal!

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