Although Cowboys running back DeMarco Murray leads the NFL with 244 carries, the team has no plans to scale back his workload, reports the Fort Worth Star-Telegram.
"I have seen no signs of overuse," coach Jason Garrett told the paper. "I don't think we want to limit his carries. He's certainly the bell-cow runner for us and we want to get him the ball as a runner and as a receiver as much as we can."
Pats DL Dominique Easley misses practice with knee problem
by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com
Patriots rookie defensive lineman Dominique Easley missed practice Thursday with a knee injury, reports the Boston Herald. He has 10 tackles, a sack and an interception entering Week 12 against the Lions.
Browns DT Rubin returns to full-go status Thursday
by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
Browns defensive tackle Ahtyba Rubin was a full participant in Thursday practice after missing the Wednesday session with a knee issue.
The Browns have been devastated by injuries in their front seven. Defensive lineman Phil Taylor and linebacker Karlos Dansby are out while defensive end Jabaal Sheard is not expected to play Sunday in Atlanta.
Buccaneers running back Charles Sims, who had ankle surgery in August and missed the first eight games, was limited in practice Thursday by an ankle injury, reports the Tampa Bay Times. Tampa Bay visits the Bears on Sunday.