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Latavius Murray

Minnesota Vikings
Running Back

Ht: 6.3 | Wt: 225

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Vikings | Latavius Murray shows up in ground game

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 13:26:36 -0800

Minnesota Vikings RB Latavius Murray notched 20 carries for 84 yards and a touchdown Thursday, Nov. 23.

Fantasy Tip: Give Murray some butter 'cause he's on a roll, now scoring four times in his last three outings. His main value is in standard leagues as he has only caught seven passes on the year. Still, he needs to be in the RB2 conversation going forward.

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Vikings | Latavius Murray punches two in

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 15:41:24 -0800

Minnesota Vikings RB Latavius Murray rushed 15 times for 95 yards and a pair of touchdowns in the Week 11 game against the Los Angeles Rams.

Fantasy Tip: Murray started out slow, but he has emerged as the top back in the Twin Cities. The former Raiders back has 15 or more carries in each of his past five games while finding the end zone four times in the past four outings. He'll look to keep it going on Thanksgiving against the Lions in Week 12.

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Vikings | Latavius Murray posts 68 yards, TD

Sun, 12 Nov 2017 17:50:43 -0800

Minnesota Vikings RB Latavius Murray rushed 17 times for 68 yards with a touchdown in the Week 10 game against the Washington Redskins.

Fantasy Tip: Murray has posted 12 or more rushes in each of his past five games, but he really has just one big game during the span. The good news is that he averaged 4.0 yards per tote in this one, his second-best average of the season, and he scored a touchdown for the second time in three games. He remains more of a low-end RB2 or flex fantasy option in most formats.

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Vikings | Latavius Murray held in check

Sun, 29 Oct 2017 09:54:04 -0700

Minnesota Vikings RB Latavius Murray rushed for 39 yards on 19 carries against the Cleveland Browns in Week 8.

Fantasy Tip: Murray received a season-high 19 carries against the Browns but was not able to build off his terrific Week 7 performance. He will continue to share work with Jerick McKinnon but probably will only be a flex option in most standard leagues.

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Vikings | Latavius Murray play well in Week 7

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 13:53:29 -0700

Minnesota Vikings RB Latavius Murray rushed for 113 yards and one touchdown on 18 carries against the Baltimore Ravens in Week 7.

Fantasy Tip: Murray had by far his best performance of the season against the Ravens and has received at least 12 carries in each of the last three games. He can be a solid No. 2 running back next week because of the matchup.

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Vikings | Tough sledding for Latavius Murray

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 20:48:08 -0700

Minnesota Vikings RB Latavius Murray is averaging 2.6 yards on 25 carries in the two games since RB Dalvin Cook (knee) was injured.

Fantasy Tip: Murray has been splitting time with Jerick McKinnon in Cook's absence, but McKinnon has been the more explosive and versatile back. Murray is a low-upside flex play against the Baltimore Ravens in Week 7, and McKinnon has RB2 upside in PPR formats.

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Vikings | Latavius Murray goes nowhere fast

Sun, 15 Oct 2017 16:20:12 -0700

Minnesota Vikings RB Latavius Murray rushed 15 times for just 28 yards in Week 6 against the Green Bay Packers and he added one catch for nine yards.

Fantasy Tip: Murray just doesn't look comfortable in the Minnesota offense, as Jerick McKinnon is much more familiar with the system and way more productive since Dalvin Cook went down. Murray admitted two weeks ago he isn't 100 percent after offseason surgery and he certainly looks like it.

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Vikings | Latavius Murray has quiet night

Mon, 09 Oct 2017 23:30:14 -0700

Minnesota Vikings RB Latavius Murray registered 12 rushes for 31 yards in the team's Week 5 game Monday, Oct. 9, against the Chicago Bears. He added two catches for 12 yards.

Fantasy Tip: In Minnesota's first game without Dalvin Cook, Murray actually began the game as the starter in the backfield, but it was virtually all downhill from there, as Jerick McKinnon took over shortly after and garnered significantly more touches than the former Oakland Raider. McKinnon seems to have taken over as the Vikings' lead back, which makes Murray droppable in the majority of fantasy leagues.

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Vikings | Latavius Murray not 100 percent

Mon, 02 Oct 2017 08:25:32 -0700

Minnesota Vikings RB Latavius Murray (ankle) said his ankle isn't 100 percent after offseason surgery, but he's ready for a big workload if needed in Week 5.

Fantasy Tip: Jerick McKinnon is also dealing with an ankle issue, and their health will be a big factor in how the load is split. Murray becomes a flex option if Dalvin Cook (knee) indeed tore his ACL.

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Vikings | Latavius Murray totals nine touches

Sun, 01 Oct 2017 15:04:50 -0700

Minnesota Vikings RB Latavius Murray rushed seven times for 21 yards in Week 4 against the Detroit Lions while adding two receptions for eight yards.

Fantasy Tip: Murray saw a season-high nine touches, as he and Jerick McKinnon are expected to shoulder the load now that Dalvin Cook suffered a knee injury and could be lost for the season. Murray is worth scooping up in all fantasy leagues, as he is fresh and should get plenty of looks going forward. The Vikings meet the Bears on Monday Night Football in Week 5.

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