Former Titan DeMarco Murray retires from NFL

DeMarco Murray announces retirement from NFL after seven seasons

Former Titan DeMarco Murray retires from NFL
Former Titan DeMarco Murray retires from NFL

DeMarco Murray is calling it a career after seven seasons in the NFL.The former Dallas Cowboys, Philadelphia Eagles and Tennessee Titans running back announced Friday on NFL Live that he is retiring.

A three-time Pro Bowl selection, Murray began his career with the Cowboys as a third-round pick out of Oklahoma in 2011.

He led the NFL in rushing in 2014 with 1,845 yards on 392 carries, the most attempts of any player since 2000.He was signed a five-year, $42 million contract with the Eagles in 2015, but managed just 702 rushing yards on 193 carries in an acrimonious year with then-coach Chip Kelly.

Murray was traded to the Titans the following offseason and enjoyed a career resurgence in his first year in Tennessee, rushing for 1,287 yards on 293 carries.

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DeMarco Murray announces retirement from NFL after seven seasons

DeMarco Murray announces retirement from NFL after seven seasons

Tennessee Titans running back DeMarco Murray rushes the ball against the Pittsburgh Steelers during the third quarter at Heinz Field.

DeMarco Murray is calling it a career after seven seasons in the NFL.The former Dallas Cowboys, Philadelphia Eagles and Tennessee Titans running back announced Friday on NFL Live that he is retiring.

“I think it’s time for me to hang it up, as hard as it is,” Murray said.

A three-time Pro Bowl selection, Murray began his career with the Cowboys as a third-round pick out of Oklahoma in 2011.

He led the NFL in rushing in 2014 with 1,845 yards on 392 carries, the most attempts of any player since 2000.He was signed a five-year, $42 million contract with the Eagles in 2015, but managed just 702 rushing yards on 193 carries in an acrimonious year with then-coach Chip Kelly.

Murray was traded to the Titans the following offseason and enjoyed a career resurgence in his first season in Tennessee, rushing for 1,287 yards on 293 carries.

He was released by the Titans in March and did not sign with another team.

2014 top offensive player RB DeMarco Murray retires

2014 top offensive player RB DeMarco Murray retires

DeMarco Murray is retiring from the NFL. The 2014 Offensive Player of the Year made the announcement on ESPN on Friday, July 13, 2018, four months after being released by the Tennessee Titans.

DeMarco Murray is retiring from the NFL.The 2014 Offensive Player of the Year made the announcement on ESPN on Friday, four months after being released by the Tennessee Titans.

Murray was playing for Dallas in 2014 when he won the NFL rushing title and Offensive Player of the Year honors.

Murray ran for a league-best 1,845 yards, then signed a five-year, $40 million deal as a free agent with Philadelphia in 2015.With the Eagles, Murray started eight of 15 games played and ran 193 times for a team-best 702 yards.

Behind a revamped offensive line, Murray proved very durable, playing through a torn plantar plate in his right foot.

“I’m very blessed to have had the coaching staff and the players and teammates that I’ve been fortunate to play with the last seven years of my career,” Murray said.

Former Pro Bowl running back Murray retires

Three-time Pro Bowl running back and 2014 NFL Offensive Player of the Year DeMarco Murray announced Friday that he is retiring from the NFL. He made the announcement during an appearance on ESPN. “I’m very blessed to have had the coaching staff and the players and teammates that I’ve been fortunate to play with the last seven years of my career,” Murray said of his career.

The 30-year-old Murray ran for 7,174 yards and 49 touchdowns on 1,604 carries in seven professional seasons.

His best season came with Dallas in 2014, when he led the NFL in carries, rushing yards, rushing touchdowns and rushing yards per game.

That would be his last season with the Cowboys as he signed a five-year, $42 million contract with Philadelphia the following offseason.

He ran for 1,946 yards and 15 scores on 477 carries in his two seasons with the Titans, but third-year back Derrick Henry appears set to take to over the lead role in Tennessee.

The Cowboys drafted Murray in the third round out of Oklahoma in the 2011 draft.

Murray dropped some sort of hint on Thursday, posting to social media a photo of himself in a suit and tie in front of an original ESPN sign.

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