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DeMarco Murray thanks his linemen with iMacs

10/22/2014

IRVING, Texas -- As an act of appreciation for his torrid start, Dallas Cowboys running back DeMarco Murray purchased an iMac desktop computer for each of the team's five starting offensive linemen.

The computers -- valued at $1,300 each and equipped with 21.5-inch monitors -- awaited Doug Free, Zack Martin, Travis Frederick, Ronald Leary and Tyron Smith in front of their lockers when they arrived Wednesday at the Valley Ranch practice facility.

"Yeah, pretty nice," rookie right guard Martin said. "We just walked in and he gave it to us. It's pretty cool."

Murray leads the NFL with 913 rushing yards, the best mark in franchise history through seven games and sixth-best in league history. After gaining 128 yards Sunday against the New York Giants, he became the first player in NFL history to reach 100 yards in each of the first seven games of a season.

"It's really a collective team effort which is the coolest thing," Martin said. "DeMarco is the guy with the numbers and all that and doing a lot of the work. Up front, tight end, receivers, quarterbacking us in the right looks, it’s really a full team effort."