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Emmitt Smith

Eagles' DeMarco Murray can't explain why he sat out of practice Sunday

DeMarco Murray practiced without issue on Monday, which would not be so noteworthy if he had done the same on Sunday. But Murray did not participate in team drills on the first day of Eagles training camp, and the prized free-agent signing did not have an explanation for his conspicuous absence. Murray, the defending NFL rushing champion with the Dallas Cowboys, said that his lack of participation was a coach's decision. He added that he was not injured. "You're always upset when you don't get the chance to go out there and compete and take the pressure off the other guys," Murray said. "Obviously, as a competitor I want to be out there, but it didn't...