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  1. Raiders' Latavius Murray cleared to playRead the original story

    Dec 4, 2014 | Boston Herald

    ... with a foot injury suffered in the preseason and began this year as the third-string running back behind Maurice Jones-Drew and Darren McFadden. He carried the ball just six times the first nine games despite Oakland being on pace to be the worst ...

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  2. Raiders Murray cleared to play against 49ersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | SFBay

    ... some heat after Murray rescued a struggling run game for two games, with older backs Darren McFadden and Maurice Jones-Drew taking a back seat. Murray gained 43 yards on four tries then in a loss to San Diego, while prognosticators ask the question ...

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  3. Raiders notebook: Latavius Murray cleared to playRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    ... McFadden has 449 yards on 136 carries, averaging 3.3 yards per attempt for the third consecutive year. Maurice Jones-Drew has 90 yards on 41 carries, 2.2 yards per attempt. Fullback Marcel Reece has other duties besides being a straight ...

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  4. Murray puts new spin on Raiders' running-backs rotationRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | SFGate

    ... to rotate." McFadden is averaging 3.3 yards a run (on 136 carries) for the third straight season. Maurice Jones-Drew , the original starter and now No. 2 on the depth chart, has just 90 yards on 41 carries this year. "I'm ready to show I can handle ...

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  5. Oakland Raiders Will Not Make Latavius Murray Feature BackRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | JustBlogBaby

    ... elevated his stock even more amongst Raiders fans who already wanted to see him earn more of a role while Maurice Jones-Drew struggled and Darren McFadden's feature back performances haven't been overly great. There will be plenty of carries for ...

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  6. 49ers vs. Raiders: Breaking Down Oakland's Game PlanRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | BleacherReport

    ... practiced on Wednesday, but his status remains uncertain. If he cannot perform at an optimum level, Maurice Jones-Drew and Darren McFadden need to be effective in the short passing game to attack the middle of the field. The Raiders' former ...

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  7. Latavius Murray practices, Menelik Watson does not for RaidersRead the original story

    Dec 3, 2014 | Silver And Black Pride

    ... day against the Rams while the situation at running back for the Raiders went back to Darren McFadden and Maurice Jones-Drew receiving the bulk of the carries. Marcel Reece also received some carries, though that had little to do with Murray not ...

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  8. Raiders' Latavius Murray cleared for 49ers gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    ... plays I get I just have to go out there and be effective." The Raiders used veterans Darren McFadden and Maurice Jones-Drew almost exclusively the first 10 games, with neither back being as productive as hoped for. Therefore, Sparano turned to ...

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  9. Latavius Murray expected to clear concussion protocol for 49ers-RaidersRead the original story

    Dec 3, 2014 | Niners Nation

    ... three receptions for 16 yards against the San Diego Chargers . When Murray went down, Darren McFadden and Maurice Jones-Drew were the Raiders primary running backs. Given that Oakland is playing for 2015 and beyond, it makes sense to get Murray as ...

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  10. 5 Bold Predictions For San Francisco 49ers vs. Oakland RaidersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | Rant Sports

    ... in their win over the Kansas City Chiefs, Latavius Murray is exciting for this Raiders team. The duo of Maurice Jones-Drew and Darren McFadden has been abysmal in 2014. If Murray is healthy in Week 14, don't be surprised if the Raiders dial his ...

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  11. Lack of Confidence in Offense, Talent Stunting Derek Carr's DevelopmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | BleacherReport

    ... quick to react to short pass, but he was out of position to cover seam route. Here, Carr hit running back Maurice Jones-Drew for a nice gain. As you can see, the Rams dropped into zone coverage, but they kept their eyes on Carr so they could quickly ...

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  12. QB snapshot: Derek CarrRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2014 | ESPN

    ... of the offense on his shoulders, and it's showing. His interception on a pass intended for running back Maurice Jones-Drew was symptomatic of a player trying to do too much and force the action. This was also the first time Carr faced a sustained ...

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  13. Tony Sparano Explains Lack of Carries for Marcel ReeceRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2014 | JustBlogBaby

    ... lead up to the game he wanted to see. Reece only had four carries on Sunday in the loss, one less than Maurice Jones-Drew (although in fairness MJD had his best game as a Raider and busted out a 13 yard run) and six less than feature back Darren ...

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  14. Raiders' gradesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    Derek Carr was 24 of 39 for 173 yards, threw two interceptions that led to 10 points and was sacked three times. Matt Schaub looked to have better rhythm with his receivers in a short stint, but made a bad decision rolling to his left that Trumaine Johnson returned 43 yards for a touchdown.

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  15. 5 Bold Predictions for Oakland Raiders' Week 13 MatchupRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2014 | BleacherReport

    ... However, it's hard to deny that the former sixth-round pick provided a spark neither Darren McFadden nor Maurice Jones-Drew failed to provide up to this point. In one game, Murray has the same amount of rushing touchdowns as McFadden and eclipsed ...

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  16. NFL: Fantasy football cheat sheetRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    ... combined first 11 games. Raiders haven't gotten much production from veteran backs Darren McFadden, Maurice Jones-Drew. Not fumble prone despite losing one against Chiefs. Downside: Raiders still not convinced Murray has earned sizable workload. ...

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  17. Former Jaguars RB Rashad Jennings eager to play in good weather Sunday with new teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | The Florida Times-Union

    ... in 2012 was marred by injuries. He started all during the preseason and the regular-season opener because Maurice Jones-Drew went through a long holdout. But Jennings injured his knee in the second quarter of the opener against Minnesota. He missed ...

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  18. Latavius Murray returns to Raiders practiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | ESPN

    ALAMEDA, Calif. Oakland Raiders running back Latavius Murray practiced Wednesday for the first time since suffering a concussion during last Thursday's victory over Kansas City.

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  19. Oakland Raiders' Third-Quarter Season GradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | Rant Sports

    ... against the Kansas City Chiefs , the Raiders have barely gotten production out of Darren McFadden and Maurice Jones-Drew . The duo was supposed to be one of the league's bests in 2014, but both have failed to really do much. On the defensive side of ...

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  20. Latavius Murray Is Key To Oakland Raiders Win Over St. Louis RamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | Rant Sports

    ... when it comes to running ball with an average of 73 yards per game. Darren McFadden and newly acquired Maurice Jones-Drew haven't been threatening at all on the ground. If the Raiders want to grab another win, then not only do they need a solid ...

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