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Carter, Murray Agree; Draft Class Set

On Thursday night the Cowboys reached contract agreements with second-round pick Bruce Carter and third-rounder DeMarco Murray, vice president Stephen Jones said, adding the final pieces to complete their eight-man draft class.

The previous six picks, including first-rounder Tyron Smith, signed contracts earlier in the day and were at Thursday's afternoon practice. Only Carter and Murray, who are each expected to enter camp with injuries, were not allowed to attend.

Carter, the 40th overall pick, will open the year on the Non-Football Injury (NFI) list following a torn ACL suffered late in his final season at North Carolina. The Oklahoma running back Murray, No. 71 overall, reportedly tweaked his hamstring this summer.

Murray is expected to pick up a share of the backfield workload following Thursday's release of Marion Barber, while Carter figures to settle in as a depth linebacker and special teams player in his rookie season. The team picked another middle linebacker, Sean Lee, in the second round last year.

Financial terms were not disclosed. All the draft picks will receive four-year deals.

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