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Marcus Murphy

26-Year-Old Running Back – Free Agent

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2017 Fantasy Football Outlook

There was no outlook written for Marcus Murphy in 2017. Check out the latest news below for more on his current fantasy value.

HT: 5' 9"   WT: 195   DOB: 10/3/1991  College: Missouri  DRAFTED: 7th Rd   Show ContractHide Contract

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Signed to the Bills’ practice squad in November of 2017.

November 6, 2017  –  Marcus Murphy News

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Murphy signed with the Bills' practice squad Monday, Chris Brown of the Bills' official site reports.

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Marcus Murphy NFL Stats
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  Rushing Rush Distance Big Rush Games Receiving Kick Ret Punt Ret Fumbles
Year Age Team G Att Yards TD Avg 20+ 40+ 100+ 150+ 200+ Rec Yards Avg TD Tar Yds TD Yds TD Tot Lost
2010 18 CFB 11 22 181 2 8.2 - - - - - 2 5 2.5 0 0 - - - - - -
2012 20 CFB 12 46 251 1 5.5 - - - - - 9 22 2.4 0 0 - - - - - -
2013 21 CFB 14 92 601 9 6.5 - - - - - 11 79 7.2 1 0 - - - - - -
2014 22 CFB 14 177 924 4 5.2 - - - - - 28 212 7.6 1 0 - - - - - -
2015 23 NO 13 1 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 300 0 261 1 3 1
2016 24 NO 3 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 3.0 0 1 105 0 57 0 0 0
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Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Marcus Murphy Fantasy/Red Zone Stats
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  Fantasy Points Per Game Rushing Stats Red Zone Runs Receiving Stats Red Zone Targets
Year Age Team G Standard PPR 0.5 PPR Att/G Yds/G In20 In10 In5 Rec/G Yds/G YPT In20 In10 In5
2010 18 CFB 11 2.8 3.0 2.9 2 16 - - - 0 0 - - - -
2012 20 CFB 12 2.8 3.5 3.2 4 21 - - - 1 2 - - - -
2013 21 CFB 14 9.1 9.9 9.5 7 43 - - - 1 6 - - - -
2014 22 CFB 14 10.3 12.3 11.3 13 66 - - - 2 15 - - - -
2015 23 NO 13 0.0 0.0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0
2016 24 NO 3 0.1 0.4 0.3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3.0 1 0 0
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Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Marcus Murphy – Playing Time Overview

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Offensive Snaps in 2017

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Special Teams Snaps in 2017

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Year Off ST
2015 0 0
2016 1 29
Marcus Murphy 2017 Game Log
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  Snap Count Rushing Rush Distance Receiving Fumbles Kick Ret Punt Ret Red Zone Runs Red Zone Targets
Week Opp Off ST Att Yards TD Avg 20+ 40+ Rec Yards Avg TD Tar Tot Lost Yds TD Yds TD In20 In10 In5 In20 In10 In5
1 FREE AGENT Free Agent
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3 FREE AGENT Free Agent
4 FREE AGENT Free Agent
5 FREE AGENT Free Agent
6 FREE AGENT Free Agent
7 FREE AGENT Free Agent
8 FREE AGENT Free Agent
9 FREE AGENT Free Agent
10 FREE AGENT Free Agent
11 FREE AGENT Free Agent
12 FREE AGENT Free Agent
13 FREE AGENT Free Agent
14 FREE AGENT Free Agent
15 FREE AGENT Free Agent
16 FREE AGENT Free Agent
17 FREE AGENT Free Agent

A blank stat line is used above whenever a player was not on the field for any plays in the game that week.

Measurables Overview for Marcus Murphy  (View College Stats & News)
As Compared To Other Running Backs
Height:   5' 9"
BELOW AVERAGE
Weight:   195 lbs
BELOW AVERAGE
40-Yard Dash:   4.61 sec
WEAK
Shuttle Time:   4.40 sec
WEAK
Cone Drill
Not Available
Arm Length:   31.00 in
ABOVE AVERAGE
Hand Length:   8.63 in
BELOW AVERAGE
Vertical Jump:   29 in
TERRIBLE
Broad Jump:   109 in
TERRIBLE
Bench Press:   11 reps
TERRIBLE

Marcus Murphy: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Murphy was released from the Jets' practice squad on Tuesday.

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Murphy signed with the Jets' practice squad on Monday, Rich Cimini of ESPN.com reports.

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Murphy was waived by the Jets on Monday, Eric Allen of the team's official site reports.

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Murphy received three carries for 15 yards during Saturday's preseason loss to the Lions.

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Murphy was claimed off waivers by the Jets on Thursday, Brian Costello of The New York Post reports.

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Murphy was waived by the Saints on Wednesday, Joseph Katzenstein of The Times-Picayune reports.

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Murphy appeared in only three games in 2016, gaining 105 yards on seven kickoff returns and 57 yards on six punt returns. He also caught one pass for three yards but did not receive a carry.

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Murphy (coach's decision) is inactive for Sunday's Week 7 tilt with the Chiefs, BJ Kissel of Chiefs.com reports.

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Murphy (coach's decision) is inactive for the Saints' Week 2 contest against the Giants.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2017

There was no outlook written for Marcus Murphy.

2016

Murphy, the Saints' seventh round draft pick in 2015, excelled as a return specialist in his rookie season, averaging 25 yards per kickoff return and nearly 10 yards per punt return, but an ankle injury ended his season in mid-December. At 5-foot-9, 195 pounds, the pint-sized Murphy is unlikely to contribute much in standard scoring leagues – he had only one carry and did not catch a pass all last year – but he may have some value in leagues that reward return yardage. Murphy's role, however, is not guaranteed, as he will need to hold off former Saints return man Travaris Cadet and 2015 seventh-round pick Daniel Lasco for a roster spot.

2015

Murphy was drafted by the Saints in the seventh round (230th overall) of the 2015 NFL Draft. At 5-foot-8, 193 pounds, Murphy is pint-sized, but he showed game-breaking ability as a runner, receiver, and kick returner. In his senior season at Missouri, Murphy finished 2014 with 177 rushing attempts for 924 yards and four touchdowns while adding 28 receptions for 212 yards and a score and returning three punts/kicks to the house. Still, he ran a disappointing 4.61-second 40-yard dash at the combine. Even though the Saints lost their incumbent kickoff returner (Travaris Cadet) in free agency, Murphy faces an uphill battle for a roster spot, with Jalen Saunders and Brandin Cooks capable of returning kicks and Mark Ingram, Khiry Robinson, and CJ Spiller holding down the fort at running back.