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Murray Suffers Fractured Hand; Will Require Surgery Leaving Status In Doubt

IRVING, Texas – While the Cowboys had one of their biggest wins of the season Sunday night in Philly, it came with a hefty price.

Running back DeMarco Murray, the NFL's leading rusher with 1,687 yards, suffered a fractured left hand that will require surgery. The injury occurred late in the fourth quarter with the Cowboys trying to run out the clock. Murray had X-rays immediately after the game.

While the Cowboys have yet to officially announce the injury, there is a chance Murray could miss Sunday's game with the Colts, but could be ready for the season finale against Washington.

The injury is similar to what Terrell Owens had in 2006 with the Cowboys when he missed one game and played the next few weeks with a small cast. Emmitt Smith had a similar injury in 1999, also missing a game.

Against the Eagles, Murray rushed for 81 yards on 31 attempts, but scored two touchdowns.

Head coach Jason Garrett will certainly address the injury at his press conference Monday afternoon at 3 p.m. (CST). 

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