Demarco Murray practices Thursday, on track to start for fantasy owners

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The Cowboys will likely get their top rusher back into the huddle on Sunday. We break down the fantasy implications.

Dallas Cowboys running back Demarco Murray practiced fully on Thursday.

Murray also practiced at full capacity on Wednesday after missing the team's last two games due to a sprained MCL. The injury had never been suggested to be long-term, and barring a setback, it appears that the Cowboys will get their feature-back in action once again versus the Minnesota Vikings.

Fantasy Spin: Looks like Joseph Randle's fantasy owners can safely drop him or stash him now that Murray's slated to return. With the Vikings in their current state, this matchup has the potential to get out of hand, and quickly, which could lead to a steady ground-and-pound approach if the Cowboys jump out to a big lead.

On the season, the Vikings have allowed an average of 113 rushing yards per game and have allowed nine rushing touchdowns, which is a total that just two teams have topped. As a result, Murray is not only a high-upside RB2, but a good bet to find the end zone once again. Owners can start him with confidence in a week that includes six teams on a bye.

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