NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported Friday that teams league-wide are receiving the following message in Indy: Murray remains unhappy in Philly. Trading the veteran runner will be difficult, but the Eagles will listen, per sources informed of the situation.
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Murray, 28, still has four years left on a five-year, $40-million deal that includes a $7 million base salary for 2016 and $9 million in guarantees. If he's cut prior to June 1, it would saddle the Eagles with a whopping $13 million cap charge.
Teams know that Murray's situation is unsettled, with Rapoport reporting the runner and his agent would have to step in to facilitate a trade. It's been made clear that Murray is willing to do that, with one preferred landing spot: the Cowboys. Murray's affinity for Dallas is evident -- he's building a house there -- but trading him to back to his old team inside the division isn't ideal for Philly.
Coming off a problematic campaign that saw the 2014 Offensive Player of the Year rush for just 702 yards -- with a career-low 3.6 yards per carry -- Murray won't entice a team to swing a monster trade for his services. Anything could happen here, though, including Murray forced to play another year in Philly.