Dec 16, 2012; Arlington, TX, USA; Dallas Cowboys running back DeMarco Murray (29) runs with the ball against the Pittsburgh Steelers at Cowboys Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports

DeMarco Murray Says He’s Capable of Rushing For 2,000 Yards This Season


Dallas Cowboys running back DeMarco Murray has never rushed for more than 1,000 yards in a season during his time in the NFL, but that hasn’t stopped him from setting his goals high. Murray was asked during an appearance on ESPN if he was capable of rushing for 2,000 yards this year and he showed a strong sense of confidence in himself.

I think I’m capable of anything,” Murray said, according to the Dallas Morning News.

Before Murray wants to think about rushing for 2,000 yards, he may want to focus on staying healthy for an entire season.

Nagging injuries have kept the former Oklahoma Sooners star out of action throughout minicamps and OTAs, but he believes that he is finally 100 percent heading in to training camp. If he is truly healthy, then the sky is the limit for Murray and the Cowboys rushing game.

Of course, he will have to count on the offensive line to open the holes and the offensive play-caller to call his number and run a balanced offense.

A lot goes in to rushing for 2,000 yards, but the Cowboys have to appreciate the confidence Murray has heading in to the season.

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