Not that you can always gauge things off a walk-through, but the simple fact that DeMarco Murray got a heavy dose of reps Wednesday morning in just his second day of practice should be enough to suggest he will play against the Vikings this week.
Time is definitely not on his side so the fact he missed nearly a month with a hamstring injury can't be a huge factor now. The Cowboys need to see what Murray can do and it's likely he will have a package or two in place for Saturday night's game in Minnesota.
Coach Jason Garrett continues to evaluate Murray's status by the day and wouldn't announce if Murray would indeed play against the Vikings.
During the walk-through, Murray received a few snaps with the first-team offense, although many of the backs were rotating in, including rookie free agent Phillip Tanner.
But even with the practice at less than half-speed, Murray's involvement means there is some sort of plan for him come Saturday night.
Murray also worked back with the kickoff returners as well. Don't be surprised if he fields one this week in Minnesota although the Cowboys will also try to get rookies Raymond Radway and Dwayne Harris some looks on returns, along with Bryan McCann and Akwasi Owusu-Ansah.