DeMarco Murray's role shrinks again

ESPN - [Full Article]

DeMarco Murray’s role in the Philadelphia Eagles’ offense has been shrinking for weeks. On Sunday night, it disappeared almost completely.

Murray, who signed a five-year, $40 million contract in the offseason, carried the ball just twice against the Arizona Cardinals and gained 3 yards.

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The most noticeable time he wasn't on the field was a 4th-and-1 play where the Eagles went for it. The broadcast team noted Murray's record of success in the past in that situation, but the Eagles turned to Ryan Mathews instead and he was stuffed for no gain. Murray is a risky play heading into Week 16. Mathews did fumble twice in this game so it's really anyone's guess as to how the workload will be split. The Eagles are still alive for the division but need to win out, so it's hard to imagine the team going back to Murray in a must-win game if they feel he's not a good fit for the offense.

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