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January 26, 2012

Cowboys liked Murray's power at Senior Bowl last year, and Jerry says it's what separates him from Felix Jones now

The NFL Network experts are giving DeMarco Murray credit for raising his stock at last year’s Senior Bowl, and to the Cowboys for drafting him.

Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said it was Murray’s strength inside the tackles that made a difference.

“We knew he could be physical. We did not know he could run between the tackles,” Jones said in an interview with the NFL Network this week. “We didn’t see that a lot. But we knew he had the speed, could block, protect, and knew that he could really catch the ball.”

The Cowboys drafted Murray in the third round last year, and he wound up as the team’s leading rusher despite missing most of training camp with a hamstring injury and then missing the final three games because of a broken ankle.

Jones said Murray’s power separates him from Felix Jones.

“He’s just harder to bring down than Felix,” Jones said. “Felix has the quickness, the vision and can get outside. But Murray did bring that dimension of power, and there’s probably not five pounds’ worth of difference between the two. But he finishes. He’s just so powerful into the finish. And there’s no question that he really gave us a lift last year.”

-- Carlos Mendez

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Praying Murray comes back healthy, so he can be the starter. and move the 3rd string back to 2nd team.

He’s just harder to bring down than Felix,” Jones said. “Felix has the quickness, the vision and can get outside. But Murray did bring that dimension of power, and there’s probably not five pounds’ worth of difference between the two. But he finishes. He’s just so powerful into the finish. And there’s no question that he really gave us a lift last year.” TRANSLATED: Felix is a wussy and DeMarco ain't. DeMarco actually broke his ankle while Felix plays one game a sits out four with his famous hamstring problem. Felix is a BUST Jerry. Toss him, Bennett, Bueler, Newman, Jenkins and couple other dead weights out on their useless behinds.

Well i have to see how´s he does in the upcooming season, if he returns to his pre injury from, watch out guys!!!he can pick up more than 1,200 ydrs. And Félix Jones can says to his starting job: Bye,bye!

That's about the first smart draft choice that he has made in the last 18 years. He needs to dump Felix Jones. And find someone that can actually run.

Nice pick for a third rounder. Last years draft may actualy pan out to be one of our recent best.

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