DeMarco Murray

DeMarco Murray

RB - TEN
Height: 6' Weight: 219 lbsAge: 29College: OklahomaDrafted: #71 (3rd Rd.)

2017 Outlook

Strength of Schedule:
4th easiest for RBs
Draft Rank (ECR) #15
Best / Worst #8 / #25
ADP #12

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It was clear that Murray wore down as the season went on, averaging just 3.5 yards per carry over the final six weeks, after averaging 4.87 over the first 10 weeks. There was just one game all season in which he didn't touch the ball at least 16 times, so he should still be a low-end RB1 by default.

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DeMarco Murray to lead Titans' backfield in 2017

Tennessee Titans head coach Mike Mularkey told the media running back DeMarco Murray will lead the team's backfield in 2017. "I've said it before: DeMarco Murray is our No.1 back," Mularkey said Tuesday. "He is our workhorse."

Fantasy Impact

As expected, Murray will lead Tennessee's backfield in 2017 despite the late-season emergence of Derrick Henry in 2016. Playing in all 16 games, Murray rushed for 1,287 yards and nine touchdowns that include five games of at least 100 yards rushing and a 4.4 YPC average. He also produced a 53-377-3 stat line as a receiver last season. Expect Murray to garner a similar workload next season as he had in 2016. However, it wouldn't be surprising if Henry received an expanded role in the offense as well to give Murray extra rest and extend his longevity.

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Projections
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Rush AttRush YdsRush TdsRecsRec YdsRec TdsFumblesPoints
254.210948.146.9333.82.21.8201
Statistics
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Rush YdsRush TdsRecsPoints
Last Week21011.9
Last 3 Weeks50.703.77.3
Season to Date80.40.64.215.1
Game Log
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OPPRush YdsRush TdsRecsPoints
Week 17vs. HOU21011.9
Week 16@ JAC42046
Week 15@ KC890614.1
Week 14vs. DEN921215.2
Strength of Schedule
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OppSummary
Next Gamevs. OAK11th easiest opponent
Next 3 GamesJAC, SEA, HOU23rd easiest opponents
Playoffs (?)ARI, SF, LAR15th easiest opponents
Rest of Season--15th easiest remaining opponents