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DeMarco Murray must take next step

Cowboys need RB to build on rookie season and become reliable weapon

Updated: August 7, 2012, 2:24 PM ET
By Calvin Watkins | ESPNDallas.com

OXNARD, Calif. -- The Dallas Cowboys don't need DeMarco Murray to be Felix Jones (injured and inconsistent). Or Marion Barber (a barbarian turned delicate flower).

And the Cowboys surely don't need Murray to be Julius Jones (unfilled potential).

What the Cowboys need Murray to be is the guy who plays with a chip on his shoulder.

They need Murray to remember that five running backs were taken before him in the NFL draft. They need Murray to become a consistent 1,000-yard ...

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