DeMarco Murray is on pace to break the NFL’s single-season rushing recordPosted: September 29, 2014
Will be a tough pace to keep up vs better run defenses on schedule
Through four games of the 2014 season, Dallas Cowboys running back DeMarco Murray has gained 534 yards on the ground. That improbably puts Murray, who barely cracked anyone’s top 10 in preseason fantasy football rankings, on a pace for 2,136 rushing yards, a total which would break Eric Dickerson’s 30-year-old NFL record.
It’s still tremendously early, of course. We’re not even to October. Still, Murray and the Cowboys are one-fourth of the way through their season. And if the Dallas fans who’ve endured three straight 8-8 seasons and a 2-7 playoff record in the past 18 years can’t get a little irrational about Murray and the team’s 3-1 start, then what’s the point of fandom?