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DeMarco Murray trade rumors: NFL team interested in Eagles running back

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Maybe the Philadelphia Eagles will be able to trade supposedly disgruntled running back DeMarco Murray after all. According to a rumor from Tim Kelly of, there is at least one NFL team interested in Murray.

Then there's this note from Jason Ashworth, who once reported Jeremy Maclin's re-signing with the Eagles back in 2014.

No disrespect to these outlets, but we're obviously not talking about the likes of Adam Schefter and Jay Glazer here. So take these for what they're worth while we wait to hear more. In the meantime, it should be noted NFL insider Ian Rapoport has been pretty insistent that Murray isn't happy in Philadelphia and the Eagles have interest in moving on. The tricky part is that Murray has a big contract and he's coming off a terrible season so he's not the easiest player to trade.

Trading Murray would certainly fit Howie Roseman's objective of correcting Chip Kelly's mistakes from last offseason. The Birds are already set to trade Byron Maxwell and Kiko Alonso to the Dolphins. It's not unreasonable to think they also want to move on from Murray. Doing so would save the Birds $4 million in cap space.

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