Murray (quadriceps) is inactive for Sunday's divisional-round game versus the Buccaneers, Amie Just of The New Orleans Times-Picayune reports. After making just one limited appearance at practice this week, Murray will take a seat as a result of a quad issue. With the veteran running back sidelined, Alvin Kamara likely is in line for a sizable workload, but Dwayne Washington, Ty Montgomery and fullback Michael Burton all are available out of the Saints backfield.
Murray (quadriceps), who is listed as questionable for Sunday's divisional-round game against the Buccaneers, isn't expected to play, Ian Rapoport and Jane Slater of NFL Network report. While managing the quad injury, Murray sat out practices Wednesday and Thursday before returning to work Friday on a limited basis. That level of activity was enough for Murray to take a questionable designation into the weekend, but unless he demonstrates more improvement in a pregame workout, the 30-year-old looks at risk of being ruled out ahead of Sunday's 6:40 p.m. ET kickoff. If Murray is active, both Dwayne Washington and Ty Montgomery would likely dress as reserve options in the backfield, but neither can be counted on to have a sizable role on offense behind lead option Alvin Kamara.
Murray (quad) is listed as questionable for Sunday's playoff game against the Buccaneers after returning to a limited practice Friday, Jenna Laine of ESPN.com reports. Back-to-back DNPs Wednesday and Thursday set the stage for Friday to be pivotal with regard to Murray's chances of suiting up this weekend. If available Sunday, Murray would be in line to work in a complementary role behind the team's lead back, Alvin Kamara.
Murray (quad) didn't practice Thursday, Amie Just of The New Orleans Times-Picayune reports. With Murray and Taysom Hill (knee) both missing practice for a second straight day, Alvin Kamara may be tasked with an even larger portion of the rushing workload Sunday against the Buccaneers. Murray injured his quad in the Saints' wild-card win over Chicago, missing the entire fourth quarter after he pulled up limping at the end of a play in the third quarter.
Murray was held out of practice Wednesday due to a quadriceps injury, Adam Caplan of SiriusXM NFL Radio reports. During this past Sunday's wild-card victory against the Bears, Murray pulled up at the end of a five-yard catch in the third quarter and eventually was deemed questionable to return with a thigh injury. With a few days to evaluate his health, he's officially tending to a quad issue. Murray is good for at least a handful of touches per game -- his season low is five, done twice (Weeks 2 and 14) -- but those could be up for grabs if he's unable to get healthy in time for Sunday's matchup with the Buccaneers.
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