Dallas Cowboys running back DeMarco Murray is getting the start for the second straight week since starter Felix Jones is going to be out with an ankle injury. This week against the Bills, Murray is expected to be a top-10 running back this week, according to numberFire. Murray will get the yards, but the touchdowns have not been there this season.
The past three weeks where Murray has seen an increase in carries and has averaged 155 yards per game but Murray had only one touchdown during that stretch. NumberFire considers Murray a high risk player to start this week and it is due to his lack of touchdowns.
CBS Sports fantasy offers some more insight about Murray against the Bills this week:
It has taken only three games for Cowboys RB DeMarco Murray to lead all NFL rookies in rushing with 539 yards. Murray has been on a roll since replacing the injured Felix Jones and carries that momentum into Week 10 vs. Buffalo. The matchup against Buffalo sets up favorable for the rookie to keep rolling. The Bills are allowing RBs to average 19.0 Fantasy points per week, which is 11th-highest in the NFL. RBs have totaled 10 touchdowns (eight rushing) against the Bills, and two RBs -- Cedric Benson and Ahmad Bradshaw -- have rushed for 100-plus yards against Buffalo.
Here is the complete running back rankings from numberFire:
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