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Report: Cowboys fear DeMarco Murray has ligament damage in foot

The Cowboys fear that running back DeMarco Murray has ligament damage in his foot. (Tom Pennington/Getty Images)


The Dallas Cowboys fear running back DeMarco Murray suffered ligament damage in his left foot in Sunday's 31-29 loss to the Baltimore Ravens, but the team believes it is not a season-ending Lisfranc injury, reports confirms that a MRI showed no broken bones, but there is some ligament damage in the foot. Murray's status for Sunday's game against the Carolina Panthers is unknown.

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Murray rushed 14 times for 93 yards before leaving the game in the third quarter with was diagnosed as a sprained left foot.  Backups Felix Jones and Phillip Tanner split the carries after Murray was injured and the Cowboys finished with 227 yards rushing.

Murray was not wearing a walking boot after he was injured and says he could have continued to play, but the coaches did not want to risk any long-term damage to the foot.