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  Saints | Latavius Murray held in check    Sun Nov 17, 05:39 PM

New Orleans Saints RB Latavius Murray rushed for 27 yards on 10 carries against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Week 11. He also caught two passes for five yards during the game.

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  Saints | Latavius Murray quiet in Week 10    Sun Nov 10, 05:06 PM

New Orleans Saints RB Latavius Murray rushed for 12 yards on five carries against the Atlanta Falcons in Week 10. He also caught two passes for seven yards during the game.

Footballguys view: The Saints never gave Murray a chance to get on track. He faces a tough Bucs run defense next week so he probably won't be a good play, but he is still worth a bench spot to see if the Saints offense gets on track for the stretch run.

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  Saints | Latavius Murray to remain involved    Fri Nov 8, 09:16 PM

New Orleans Saints RB Latavius Murray will continue to have a big role in the offense against the Atlanta Falcons in Week 10 despite the return of RB Alvin Kamara (ankle, knee), according to head coach Sean Payton. 'Week 1 of Alvin coming back,' Payton said. 'We'll be smart.'

Footballguys view: Murray worked well in Kamara's absence. The Saints should use Murray the way they used Mark Ingram in tandem with Kamara for a couple of seasons. That makes Murray a RB3 or flex option with upside for Fantasy GMs on a weekly basis.

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  Saints | Two touchdowns for Latavius Murray    Sun Oct 27, 05:02 PM

New Orleans Saints RB Latavius Murray rushed for 102 yards and one touchdown on 21 carries against the Arizona Cardinals in Week 8. He also caught nine passes for 55 yards and one touchdown during the game.

Footballguys view: Murray has been in beast mode while Alvin Kamara has been out, including a huge passing game role. Kamara should be back after the bye next week, but Murray deserves enough work each week to be a flex consideration going forward.

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  Saints | Latavius Murray rumbles over Chicago    Sun Oct 20, 10:46 PM

New Orleans Saints RB Latavius Murray rushed 27 times for 119 yards and two touchdowns and caught five passes for 31 yards in a 36-25 win over the Chicago Bears in Week 7.

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  Saints | Latavius Murray posts 79 total yards    Sun Oct 13, 04:16 PM

New Orleans Saints RB Latavius Murray rushed for 44 yards on eight carries against the Jacksonville Jaguars in Week 6. He also caught three passes for 35 yards during the game.

Footballguys view: Murray had a long catch and run touchdown called back by penalty and looked swift and powerful all afternoon. He might have a larger role going forward with Alvin Kamara nursing an ankle injury.

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  Saints | Latavius Murray not on injury report    Fri Oct 11, 04:18 PM

Updating a previous report, New Orleans Saints RB Latavius Murray (non-injury) did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 11, but is not on the injury report for Week 6.

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  Saints | Latavius Murray a no-go Friday    Fri Oct 11, 03:01 PM

New Orleans Saints RB Latavius Murray (non-injury) was not at the portion of practice open to the media Friday, Oct. 11, but head coach Sean Payton later clarified his absence was not injury-related.

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  Saints | Nine total touches for Latavius Murray    Sun Oct 6, 08:09 PM

New Orleans Saints RB Latavius Murray rushed seven times for 28 yards in Week 5 against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and he added two grabs for six yards.

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  Saints | Latavius Murray remains an afterthought    Mon Sep 30, 01:24 AM

New Orleans Saints RB Latavius Murray ran four times for 14 yards in Week 4 against the New Orleans Saints.

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  Saints | Latavius Murray does little in loss    Mon Sep 16, 12:16 AM

New Orleans Saints RB Latavius Murray carried the ball five times for seven yards against the Los Angeles Rams on Sunday, Sept. 15. He added one catch for 16 yards.

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  Saints | Latavius Murray scores in team debut    Mon Sep 9, 11:57 PM

New Orleans Saints RB Latavius Murray carried six times for 43 yards and a touchdown in the Week 1 game against the Houston Texans on Monday, Sept. 9. He also had two grabs for four yards on three targets.

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  Saints | Latavius Murray back on field    Sat Aug 3, 07:14 PM

New Orleans Saints RB Latavius Murray (undisclosed) participated in practice Saturday, Aug. 3. Murray missed the previous four practice because of an undisclosed reason.

Footballguys view: We can take Murray off of our camp injury watch list now. He's worth a bench pick as the Saints #2 back with some work at the goal line and to finish out wins.

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  Saints | Latavius Murray officially joins NO    Wed Mar 13, 09:47 PM

Free-agent RB Latavius Murray (Vikings) officially agreed to terms with the New Orleans Saints Wednesday, March 13.

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  Saints | Latavius Murray to join Saints    Tue Mar 12, 12:09 PM

Minnesota Vikings impending free-agent RB Latavius Murray plans to sign a four-year deal with the New Orleans Saints worth $14.4 million, according to a source.

Footballguys view: The Saints get a veteran back who can grind on early downs while Alvin Kamara is set to have a more prominent role. Mark Ingram is unlikely to return with Murray in the fold.

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  Vikings | Latavius Murray not expected back with MIN    Sun Mar 10, 04:09 PM

Minnesota Vikings impending free-agent RB Latavius Murray is not expected to re-sign with the Vikings this offseason unless he does not receive a lot of interest during free agency.

Footballguys view: The Vikings are set with Dalvin Cook as their lead back. Murray is looking for a starting role on the open market.

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  Eagles | Latavius Murray a fit in Philly?    Fri Feb 1, 02:01 AM

Minnesota Vikings RB Latavius Murray could be a free-agent target of the Philadelphia Eagles, in the opinion of NJ.com's Zack Rosenblatt, who believes Murray's abilities as a receiver and reasonable price tag could make him part of a timeshare with holdover RB Josh Adams.

Footballguys view: Murray can work in a downhill running game, but he's a committee back through and through. The Eagles could also aim higher at the position in the draft or free agency. Murray wants to start again, but is unlikely to get a huge payday or workload in free agency.

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  Vikings | Latavius Murray wants to start    Wed Jan 2, 10:58 PM

Minnesota Vikings impending free-agent RB Latavius Murray said he is open to re-signing with the Vikings this offseason but is not content to being in the backup role and wants to start in 2019.

Footballguys view: Murray could be productive in a downhill running game but needs a good offensive line to succeed. Veteran backs usually take a step down in role when they have to go through a cycle of the free agent market with so many talented runners entering via the draft every year.

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  Vikings | Latavius Murray totals 11 touches    Sun Dec 23, 05:40 PM

Minnesota Vikings RB Latavius Murray rushed nine times for 22 yards in Week 16 against the Detroit Lions and he added two grabs for six yards.

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  Vikings | Latavius Murray quiet in road loss    Sun Dec 2, 09:41 PM

Minnesota Vikings RB Latavius Murray rushed four times for 11 yards in Week 13 against the New England Patriots and he added two catches for just three yards.

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  Vikings | Latavius Murray runs for 33 yards    Sun Nov 25, 11:51 PM

Minnesota Vikings RB Latavius Murray rushed 11 times for a team-high 33 yards in Week 12 against the Green Bay Packers.

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  Vikings | Latavius Murray a non-factor    Sun Nov 18, 11:36 PM

Minnesota Vikings RB Latavius Murray rushed four times for five yards in a 25-20 loss to the Chicago Bears in Week 11.

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  Vikings | Latavius Murray finds end zone    Sun Nov 4, 04:53 PM

Minnesota Vikings RB Latavius Murray ran 10 times for 31 yards and a touchdown in the Week 9 game against the Detroit Lions and he added a 16-yard grab on his only target.

Footballguys view: Murray had a touchdown that looked like a fumble at first to make an acceptable score for anyone that relied on him with the uncertainty about Dalvin Cook hanging over the Vikings backfield. He'll likely go back to being a mere handcuff after the bye, but one that has proven he is at the top of his game this year.

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  Vikings | Latavis Murray will serve as lead back    Sun Nov 4, 12:25 PM

Minnesota Vikings RB Latavius Murray will still serve as the team's lead back Sunday., Nov. 4, with activated fellow RB Dalvin Cook expected to see a package of 15-20 snaps coming off a hamstring injury.

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  Vikings | Latavius Murray primed for big day?    Fri Nov 2, 10:34 PM

Minnesota Vikings RB Latavius Murray faces the Detroit Lions in Week 9, and the Lions are allowing the second-most yards per carry and a league-high 144.6 rushing yards per game.

Footballguys view: Going up against the Lions as the lead back for the Vikings, Murray has RB2 appeal. He's done a good job of producing consistently while Dalvin Cook has been out.

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  Vikings | Latavius Murray totals 95 yards    Mon Oct 29, 12:09 AM

Minnesota Vikings RB Latavius Murray carried 13 times for 56 yards and a touchdown and added five catches for 39 yards in Week 8 against the New Orleans Saints.

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  Vikings | Latavius Murray pays dividends    Sun Oct 21, 05:11 PM

Minnesota Vikings RB Latavius Murray rushed 15 times for 69 yards and a pair of touchdowns in Week 7 against the New York Jets and he added two grabs for 14 yards on his two targets.

Footballguys view: Murray was timely with his big runs, including one long run for a score, and probably deserves to be more than a mere backup when Dalvin Cook is back. He'll be a low ceiling RB2 play against the Saints if Cook can't go next week.

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  Vikings | Latavius Murray has monster game    Sun Oct 14, 05:56 PM

Minnesota Vikings RB Latavius Murray rushed for 155 yards and one touchdown on 24 carries against the Arizona Cardinals in Week 6.

Footballguys view: The Cardinals run defense is eminently beatable no matter what the opposing running games were doing going into the matchup. Next week Phillip Lindsay and Royce Freeman will get to run against them. If Dalvin Cook isn't ready, Murray could be a solid RB2 play against the Jets.

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  Vikings | Another slow day for Latavius Murray    Mon Oct 8, 12:59 AM

Minnesota Vikings RB Latavius Murray carried 11 times for 42 yards and caught both of his targets for an additional 14 yards in Week 5 against the Philadelphia Eagles.

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  Vikings | Latavius Murray does nothing in loss    Sun Sep 23, 04:41 PM

Minnesota Vikings RB Latavius Murray rushed just twice for one yard in Week 3 against the Buffalo Bills and he added five receptions for 30 yards on seven targets.

Footballguys view: Murray was a dud and only bailed out folks who relied on him with some garbage time receptions. Dalvin Cook is supposedly going to be ready to play on Thursday against the Rams, but if he's not, this performance may make us think twice about plugging Murray in.

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  Vikings | Latavius Murray sees four touches    Sun Sep 16, 07:52 PM

Minnesota Vikings RB Latavius Murray rushed four times for 19 yards in Week 2 against the Green Bay Packers.

Footballguys view: Murray could get the start next week against Buffalo, which would instantly make him a top ten running back play for Week 3.

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  Vikings | Latavius Murray sees little action    Mon Sep 10, 08:14 AM

Minnesota Vikings RB Latavius Murray was utilized on 14 snaps (20 percent of the offense) Sunday, Sept. 9, in Week 1.

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  Vikings | Latavius Murray busy late in win    Sun Sep 9, 05:52 PM

Minnesota Vikings RB Latavius Murray rushed 11 times for a team-best 42 yards in Week 1 against the San Francisco 49ers.

Footballguys view: Murray got a lot of his work after the Vikings opened a lead. He's just an injury handcuff heading into a matchup with the Packers.

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  Vikings | Latavius Murray struggles    Sat Aug 18, 05:00 PM

Minnesota Vikings RB Latavius Murray rushed for 12 yards on six carries during the preseason game against the Jacksonville Jaguars Saturday, Aug. 18. He also fumbled the ball twice during the game.

Footballguys view: The fumbles aren't a good look for Murray. The veteran is in line to be the primary backup behind Dalvin Cook in 2018.

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  Vikings | Latavius Murray reworks deal    Thu Mar 15, 09:33 PM

Minnesota Vikings RB Latavius Murray has agreed to restructure his contract and will remain with the team, according to sources.

Footballguys view: Murray will back up Dalvin Cook, but isn't draftable in typical fantasy leagues. We'll keep him on waiver wire speed dial.

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  Vikings | Latavius Murray may be in danger    Thu Mar 15, 08:26 PM

Minnesota Vikings RB Latavius Murray could be released if he does not agree to restructure his contract. His $5.15 million salary for 2018 will become guaranteed if he is on the roster Friday, March 16.

Footballguys view: Murray performed admirably when Dalvin Cook went down, but he's a backup running back and the Vikings can fill that spot with a similar talent for a lot less than five million dollars. Every dollar matters after they signed Kirk Cousins, so they won't blink. Murray would be a minor committee back at best if he leaves Minnesota for greener pastures and more opportunity.

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  Vikings | Latavius Murray bottled up    Sun Jan 21, 11:10 PM

Minnesota Vikings RB Latavius Murray rushed six times for 18 yards and caught two passes for 11 yards in a 38-7 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles in the NFC Championship game.

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  Vikings | Latavius Murray runs for 50 yards, TD    Sun Jan 14, 08:50 PM

Minnesota Vikings RB Latavius Murray ran 19 times for 50 yards and a touchdown in the NFC Divisional Round playoff game against the New Orleans Saints on Sunday, Jan. 14.

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  Vikings | Week 17 game recap for Vikings    Sun Dec 31, 04:49 PM

Minnesota Vikings QB Case Keenum completed 21-of-29 pass attempts for 189 yards, one touchdown and no interceptions in the Week 17 game against the Chicago Bears. RB Latavius Murray galloped for 111 yards and two touchdowns on 20 carries, while RB Jerick McKinnon rushed 12 times for 44 yards. WR Stefon Diggs was the top receiver with 65 yards and a touchdown on six grabs, while WR Adam Thielen posted six receptions for 61 yards on seven targets. TE David Morgan was good for three receptions and 35 yards, with WR Laquon Treadwell adding three catches and 16 yards.

Footballguys view: Murray delivered on the offseason investment that seemed superfluous after the Vikings drafted Dalvin Cook and he'll be a cornerstone in the playoffs. The Vikings passing game has cooled off in December.

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  Vikings | Latavius Murray logs 21 carries    Sat Dec 23, 11:49 PM

Minnesota Vikings RB Latavius Murray rushed 21 times for 69 yards and caught one pass for six yards in a 16-0 win over the Green Bay Packers in Week 16.

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  Vikings | Latavius Murray reaches end zone    Sun Dec 17, 04:41 PM

Minnesota Vikings RB Latavius Murray rushed for 76 yards and one touchdowns on 20 carries against the Cincinnati Bengals in Week 15. He also caught one pass for 28 yards during the game.

Footballguys view: The Bengals were no match for the Vikings, which allowed Murray to get 21 touches and post a strong fantasy afternoon. The Packers don't have much to play for next week, so he could have another strong game.

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  Vikings | Latavius Murray bottled up in Carolina    Sun Dec 10, 05:18 PM

Minnesota Vikings RB Latavius Murray ran nine times for just 14 yards in Week 14 against the Carolina Panthers and he added two grabs for six yards on his two targets.

Footballguys view: The Panthers met Murray in the backfield more than once in this game. He'll be a good RB2 play against the Bengals defense that collapsed against Jordan Howard and Tarik Cohen this week - if you survived his dud this week.

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  Vikings | Latavius Murray plays well     Sun Dec 3, 04:11 PM

Minnesota Vikings RB Latavius Murray rushed for 76 yards on 16 carries against the Atlanta Falcons in Week 13. He also caught three passes for 21 yards during the game.

Footballguys view: Murray continues to run well and the Vikings offensive line continues to open up holes for him. He didn't get the touchdown - that went to Jerick McKinnon - but he was still a solid play and remains an RB2 next week against the Panthers.

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  Vikings | Latavius Murray shows up in ground game    Thu Nov 23, 04:26 PM

Minnesota Vikings RB Latavius Murray notched 20 carries for 84 yards and a touchdown Thursday, Nov. 23.

Footballguys view: Murray looked very good, for the most part, as he gashed the Lions defense for some nice gains, including a 46-yard run. He and Jerrick McKinnon split work, but Murray was far more effective by far on Thursday. While losing Dalvin Cook was a blow, the backfield has settled into a decent rhythm.

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  Vikings | Latavius Murray punches two in    Sun Nov 19, 06:41 PM

Minnesota Vikings RB Latavius Murray rushed 15 times for 95 yards and a pair of touchdowns in the Week 11 game against the Los Angeles Rams.

Footballguys view: Murray was strong at the goal line and continued to be the stronger of the two Vikings backs on bread and butter running plays. He's an upside RB2 in winnable matchups for the Vikings, and the Thanksgiving game at Detroit appears to be one.

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  Vikings | Latavius Murray posts 68 yards, TD    Sun Nov 12, 08:50 PM

Minnesota Vikings RB Latavius Murray rushed 17 times for 68 yards with a touchdown in the Week 10 game against the Washington Redskins.

Footballguys view: Murray benefited from the Vikings leading a lot of the way in this one. He's a matchup RB2/Flex and worth a look in a home game against a good Rams team next week.

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  Vikings | Latavius Murray held in check    Sun Oct 29, 12:54 PM

Minnesota Vikings RB Latavius Murray rushed for 39 yards on 19 carries against the Cleveland Browns in Week 8.

Footballguys view: Murray was held in check by the Browns underrated run defense. He's just a matchup flex going forward, although the Vikings defense can create positive game scripts for him.

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  Vikings | Latavius Murray play well in Week 7    Sun Oct 22, 04:53 PM

Minnesota Vikings RB Latavius Murray rushed for 113 yards and one touchdown on 18 carries against the Baltimore Ravens in Week 7.

Footballguys view: Murray ran much better than he had in the two previous weeks, and will be a solid weekly flex with the Vikings defense able to keep them in conservative balanced game plans most weeks. He'll be a flex against Cleveland next week.

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  Vikings | Tough sledding for Latavius Murray     Fri Oct 20, 11:48 PM

Minnesota Vikings RB Latavius Murray is averaging 2.6 yards on 25 carries in the two games since RB Dalvin Cook (knee) was injured.

Footballguys view: Murray is still dealing with the ankle injury that caused him to miss offseason work. As he gets back into football shape, Murray could start performing better. However, he's clearly the backup behind Jerrick McKinnon in Minnesota.

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  Vikings | Latavius Murray goes nowhere fast    Sun Oct 15, 07:20 PM

Minnesota Vikings RB Latavius Murray rushed 15 times for just 28 yards in Week 6 against the Green Bay Packers and he added one catch for nine yards.

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