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Eagles to listen to trade offers for DeMarco Murray

INDIANAPOLIS -- DeMarco Murray insisted earlier this month that he was "committed" to the Philadelphia Eagles, but whispers at this week's NFL Scouting Combine suggest otherwise.

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.

It lines up with what Rapoport noted weeks ago, reporting that Murray and the Eagles "appear headed toward a stare-down regarding his future with the organization."

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.

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