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Tagged: Latavius Murray (36 Results)

Mailbag: July 19, 2019

Ian Allan answers your fantasy football questions. In this edition. Why it's best to take a pass on A.J. Green. Weighing the goal-line potential of the four elite running backs. The best handcuff running backs. And using multiple keeper slots on quarterbacks. more »

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May
29

Saints add RB Allen

The New Orleans Saints signed veteran free agent running back JAVORIUS ALLEN to add depth to their backfield. Allen spent the past four seasons in Baltimore, but he now moves to New Orleans to back up ALVIN KAMARA and LATAVIUS MURRAY.

Source: Team Blog

Factoid: Alvin Kamara

The Saints have been putting up some pretty insane rushing numbers – 26 TD runs last year, and 23 the previous season. In this century, only two offenses have scored more rushing touchdowns in two-year periods.  more »

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Fantasy News: Love for Latavius

I think I’ll probably be drafting Latavius Murray in a lot of leagues. With how the Saints use their running backs, I expect he’ll outperform the No. 1 running backs on some of the league’s lesser teams.   more »

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Mar
14

Saints add RB Murray

With running back MARK INGRAM on his way to Baltimore, the New Orleans Saints have struck a deal with running back LATAVIUS MURRAY. Murray will join the Saints as the new backfield partner of star running back ALVIN KAMARA. Murray’s new contract is a four-year deal.

Source: New Orleans Times-Picayune

Around the NFL: Saints adding Murray

The Saints are signing Latavius Murray, and that looks like a solid move. He looks pretty similar to Mark Ingram, and he’ll likely be a lot cheaper.  more »

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Jan
3

Murray seeks starting role

Minnesota running back LATAVIUS MURRAY said this week that he’s not content in a backup role and that he’s looking to start. With Murray heading into free agency, it’s likely that his time in Minnesota may be coming to an end.

Source: NFL.com

Nov
8

Vikings claim RB Abdullah

The Minnesota Vikings claimed former Detroit running back AMEER ABDULLAH off waivers on Wednesday. Abdullah, 25, was the Lions’ leading rusher two of the past three seasons but he has mostlyMore been a fantasy disappointment. His chances to make a fantasy impact behind DALVIN COOK and LATAVIUS MURRAY appear very limited. Less

Source: Minneapolis Star-Tribune

Oct
27

Murray filling in nicely for injured Cook

Minnesota running back DALVIN COOK will miss his fifth game out of the past six on Sunday due to his injured hamstring. This will be the 17th game Cook has missedMore out of 24 in his two seasons with the Vikings. Fear not, fantasy owners. LATAVIUS MURRAY has filled in nicely, rushing for 224 yards the past two games while averaging 5.7 yards per carry. Less

Source: Minneapolis Star-Tribune

Oct
20

Cook out on Sunday vs. Jets

Minnesota running back DALVIN COOK will miss his fourth game of the season on Sunday when the Vikings play against the New York Jets. Cook continues to deal with a hamstringMore injury that has fantasy owners hamstrung. With Cook out, LATAVIUS MURRAY will lead the backfield. Murray is coming off a career-high 155 rushing yards last Sunday. Less

Source: Minneapolis Star-Tribune

Oct
15

Murray leads Vikings with career-high game

Minnesota running back LATAVIUS MURRAY rushed for a career-high 155 yards and a touchdown in Sunday’s win against the Arizona Cardinals. Murray started for the Vikings in place of DALVIN COOK, who has missed three of the last four games as he continues to deal with a hamstring injury.

Source: ESPN.com

Sep
22

Vikings RB Cook out vs. Bills

Minnesota running back DALVIN COOK will miss Sunday’s game against the Buffalo Bills due to a left hamstring injury. With Cook out of action, LATAVIUS MURRAY will get the start andMore handle the bulk of the workload in the Vikings backfield. Cook insists that he will be ready for the following week when the Vikings play against the Los Angeles Rams. Less

Source: St. Paul Pioneer Press

Around the NFL: Overlooked veterans

A couple of crusty old veterans caught my eye on the initial preseason games. Robert Turbin and Latavius Murray. Neither is what you would call a building-block player, but both might get some goal-line touches this year.   more »

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Jan
24

McKinnon looking for increased role

Minnesota running back JERICK MCKINNON will become a free agent in March and has made it clear that he is looking for an increased role in the backfield. With LATAVIUS MURRAYMore under contract for 2 more years and DALVIN COOK returning from an ACL injury, it’s likely that the expanded role McKinnon is seeking will not be in Minnesota. Less

Source: ESPN.com

Nov
20

Murray leads Vikings running game

The Minnesota Vikings continue to feature a committee backfield with running backs LATAVIUS MURRAY and JERICK MCKINNON. On Sunday afternoon against the Los Angeles Rams, it was Murray with the hot hand. While the carries were split almost evenly, Murray led the way with 2 touchdowns.

Source: Minneapolis Star-Tribune

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