Minnesota Vikings
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  • 230
  • 28
  • 6 years
  • UCF
  • 2013 R6 O, None
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Historical Stats

Year Team Gms Plays Car Rush Yards YPC Rush TDs Fum Targets Catch Catch Yards Catch TDs Total Yards Total TDs 50+ Yd TDs 100+ Yard Gms 1+ TD Gms
2014 OAK 15 105 82 424 5.2 2 0 23 17 143 0 567 2 0 2 1
2015 OAK 16 319 266 1066 4.0 6 1 53 41 232 0 1298 6 0 3 6
2016 OAK 14 238 195 788 4.0 12 1 43 33 264 0 1052 12 0 4 8
2017 MIN 16 233 216 842 3.9 8 0 17 15 103 0 945 8 0 3 6
  Avg 14 202 170 707 4.3 7 0 32 25 175 0 882 7 0 3 5

Season To Date Statistics

Year Team Gms Plays Car Rush Yards YPC Rush TDs Fum Targets Catch Catch Yards Catch TDs Total Yards Total TDs 50+ Yd TDs 100+ Yard Gms 1+ TD Gms
2018 MIN 9 114 92 417 4.5 5 0 22 18 132 0 549 5 0 1 4

Recent Player News

  • Posted: 11/4/2018 1:53pm ET

    Minnesota Vikings RB Latavius Murray ran 10 times for 31 yards and a touchdown in the Week 9 game against the Detroit Lions and he added a 16-yard grab on his only target.

    Huddle Up: Dalvin Cook was back from injury and that hurt Murray's value, as it was back to an even split of the backfield carries. Cook averaging 8.9 yards per tote, while Murray had just 3.1 yards per rush. Murray's fantasy outlook after the bye in Week 10 is rather murky with Cook back.

  • Posted: 11/4/2018 9:25am ET

    Minnesota Vikings RB Latavius Murray will still serve as the team's lead back Sunday., Nov. 4, with activated fellow RB Dalvin Cook expected to see a package of 15-20 snaps coming off a hamstring injury.

    Huddle Up: Murray has been averaging a healthy 18.3 touches the last four weeks with Cook sidelined, but even if that total sees a slight decrease Sunday, Murray still remains a solid RB2 play with six teams on bye and facing a Detroit Lions defense surrendering the sixth-most fantasy points to opposing RBs.

  • Posted: 11/2/2018 7:34pm ET

    Minnesota Vikings RB Latavius Murray faces the Detroit Lions in Week 9, and the Lions are allowing the second-most yards per carry and a league-high 144.6 rushing yards per game.

    Huddle Up: Murray has been rolling the last three games, averaging 5.4 yards per carry and scoring four times. If Dalvin Cook remains sidelined in Week 9, Murray can be a RB2 against the Lions.

  • Posted: 10/28/2018 9:09pm ET

    Minnesota Vikings RB Latavius Murray carried 13 times for 56 yards and a touchdown and added five catches for 39 yards in Week 8 against the New Orleans Saints.

    Huddle Up: Murray had 28 yards rushing after three attempts on the first drive before the league's best run defense shut things down. Since coming out of the gates painfully slow over his first five games, Murray has been a fantasy stud in large part because he has found the end zone four times over that stretch. Assuming Dalvin Cook is forced to sit out at least one more game, Murray figures to be an easy RB2 start for his owners in Week 9 versus the Detroit Lions.

  • Posted: 10/21/2018 2:11pm ET

    Minnesota Vikings RB Latavius Murray rushed 15 times for 69 yards and a pair of touchdowns in Week 7 against the New York Jets and he added two grabs for 14 yards on his two targets.

    Huddle Up: Murray was a hot property off of the waiver wire in fantasy leagues this week with Dalvin Cook back on the shelf. As long as Cook is sidelined Murray is a solid RB2 in most fantasy formats. The Vikings host the Saints in Week 8 on Sunday night.

  • Posted: 10/14/2018 2:56pm ET

    Minnesota Vikings RB Latavius Murray rushed for 155 yards and one touchdown on 24 carries against the Arizona Cardinals in Week 6.

    Huddle Up: Murray received most of the work at running back with Dalvin Cook sidelined and made the most of his opportunity. It is not known when Cook will return to the lineup, so owners should take a wait-and-see approach with Murray next week.

  • Posted: 10/7/2018 9:59pm ET

    Minnesota Vikings RB Latavius Murray carried 11 times for 42 yards and caught both of his targets for an additional 14 yards in Week 5 against the Philadelphia Eagles.

    Huddle Up: Whereas Murray took advantage of a prolonged absence from Dalvin Cook last year, he has been thoroughly uninspiring in 2018. His 42 rushing yards tied his season high, and he has yet to score a touchdown this season after doing so eight times last year. He doesn't do enough in the passing game to make up for any inefficiency as a rusher, making him a weak flex option at best. Assuming Cook sits out again next week, Murray will have the best matchup he can ask for against the Arizona Cardinals.

  • Posted: 9/23/2018 1:41pm ET

    Minnesota Vikings RB Latavius Murray rushed just twice for one yard in Week 3 against the Buffalo Bills and he added five receptions for 30 yards on seven targets.

    Huddle Up: Murray was shouldering the load, kinda, with Dalvin Cook on the shelf. However, the Vikings abandoned the run early with the Bills building a 27-0 lead by halftime. That wasn't what fantasy owners who scooped up Murray this week were expecting. With a short week, Murray won't have a lot of time to prepare for the defensive-minded Rams in Week 4. He is only worth a look as a low-end RB3 in most fantasy formats if Cook remains sidelined due to his hamstring injury.

  • Posted: 9/16/2018 4:52pm ET

    Minnesota Vikings RB Latavius Murray rushed four times for 19 yards in Week 2 against the Green Bay Packers.

    Huddle Up: Murray didn't have a very productive day, but he could be in line for a much bigger role after Dalvin Cook left in overtime with a hamstring injury. If Cook is forced to miss time then Murray could re-emerge as a solid RB3 or flex play in Week 3.

  • Posted: 9/10/2018 5:14am ET

    Minnesota Vikings RB Latavius Murray was utilized on 14 snaps (20 percent of the offense) Sunday, Sept. 9, in Week 1.

    Huddle Up: Murray has taken a backseat to Dalvin Cook, and he still holds RB5 value. However, there will be weeks like this.

  • Posted: 9/9/2018 2:52pm ET

    Minnesota Vikings RB Latavius Murray rushed 11 times for a team-best 42 yards in Week 1 against the San Francisco 49ers.

    Huddle Up: Murray was leaned upon late to salt the team away. He averaged 3.8 yards per carry, which wasn't great, but it was much more productive than Dalvin Cook's 2.5 yards per tote. Both players will look for much better results in the Week 2 road game against the Green Bay Packers.

  • Posted: 8/18/2018 2:00pm ET

    Minnesota Vikings RB Latavius Murray rushed for 12 yards on six carries during the preseason game against the Jacksonville Jaguars Saturday, Aug. 18. He also fumbled the ball twice during the game.

    Huddle Up: Murray will serve as the No. 2 running back for the Vikings this season and probably will only see limited touches each week. He could a handcuff to Dalvin Cook in some leagues but likely will be a No. 4 running back on most rosters.

  • Posted: 3/15/2018 6:33pm ET

    Minnesota Vikings RB Latavius Murray has agreed to restructure his contract and will remain with the team, according to sources.

    Huddle Up: Murray should have a solid role on offense in 2018 but will lose some work to Dalvin Cook. He can be a No. 3 running back in standard leagues but will be less valuable in point-per-reception leagues.

  • Posted: 3/15/2018 5:26pm ET

    Minnesota Vikings RB Latavius Murray could be released if he does not agree to restructure his contract. His $5.15 million salary for 2018 will become guaranteed if he is on the roster Friday, March 16.

    Huddle Up: Murray is coming off a solid 2017 season where he rushed for 842 yards and eight touchdowns, but he probably will lose touches with Dalvin Cook returning from injury. He would receive interest if he becomes available in free agency but likely will be part of a committee no matter where he plays. He can be a No. 3 fantasy running back in 2018 depending on his role.

  • Posted: 1/21/2018 8:10pm ET

    Minnesota Vikings RB Latavius Murray rushed six times for 18 yards and caught two passes for 11 yards in a 38-7 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles in the NFC Championship game.

    Huddle Up: It was a forgettable end to what turned out to be a solid season for Murray. However, Dalvin Cook is in line to return in 2018, so Murray will likely be no more than a handcuff.

  • Posted: 1/14/2018 5:50pm ET

    Minnesota Vikings RB Latavius Murray ran 19 times for 50 yards and a touchdown in the NFC Divisional Round playoff game against the New Orleans Saints on Sunday, Jan. 14.

    Huddle Up: Murray and Jerick McKinnon shared the backfield carries at a 2-to-1 split, with Murray doing most of the lifting. Look for the same distribution in the NFC Championship Game against the Philadelphia Eagles next week. Murray is a decent RB2 or flex fantasy option in DFS play next week.

  • Posted: 12/23/2017 8:49pm ET

    Minnesota Vikings RB Latavius Murray rushed 21 times for 69 yards and caught one pass for six yards in a 16-0 win over the Green Bay Packers in Week 16.

    Huddle Up: Efficiency hasn't been Murray's strong suit, but his heavy workload makes him a quality flex play with RB2 upside.

  • Posted: 12/17/2017 1:41pm ET

    Minnesota Vikings RB Latavius Murray rushed for 76 yards and one touchdowns on 20 carries against the Cincinnati Bengals in Week 15. He also caught one pass for 28 yards during the game.

    Huddle Up: Murray bounced back from his disappointing Week 14 performance and rushed for at least 75 yards for the four time in the last five games. He will continue to receive most of the carries during games and can be a No. 2 running back in most leagues.

  • Posted: 12/10/2017 2:18pm ET

    Minnesota Vikings RB Latavius Murray ran nine times for just 14 yards in Week 14 against the Carolina Panthers and he added two grabs for six yards on his two targets.

    Huddle Up: Murray had been gobbling up huge chunks of real estate in the past few weeks, averaging 4.0 yards or better per carry in each of his past four games with four rushing touchdowns. He struggled against the stout Panthers rush defense, however. He'll try and rebound in Week 15 against the visiting Bengals.

  • Posted: 12/3/2017 1:11pm ET

    Minnesota Vikings RB Latavius Murray rushed for 76 yards on 16 carries against the Atlanta Falcons in Week 13. He also caught three passes for 21 yards during the game.

    Huddle Up: Murray has rushed for at least 76 yards in each of the last three games and has four touchdowns in the last four games. He should continue to see more of the carries during games and can be a No. 2 running back in standard leagues.

  • Posted: 11/23/2017 1:26pm ET

    Minnesota Vikings RB Latavius Murray notched 20 carries for 84 yards and a touchdown Thursday, Nov. 23.

    Huddle Up: Murray has been on a roll, now scoring four times in his last three outings. His main value is in standard leagues as he has only caught seven passes on the year. Still, he needs to be in the RB2 conversation going forward.

  • Posted: 11/19/2017 3:41pm ET

    Minnesota Vikings RB Latavius Murray rushed 15 times for 95 yards and a pair of touchdowns in the Week 11 game against the Los Angeles Rams.

    Huddle Up: Murray started out slow, but he has emerged as the top back in the Twin Cities. The former Raiders back has 15 or more carries in each of his past five games while finding the end zone four times in the past four outings. He'll look to keep it going on Thanksgiving against the Lions in Week 12.

2018 Game Logs

Wk Opp Car RYd RTD Cat CYd CTD
1 SF 11 42 0 0 0 0
2 @GB 4 19 0 0 0 0
3 BUF 2 1 0 5 30 0
4 @LAR 2 2 0 2 16 0
5 @PHI 11 42 0 2 14 0
6 ARI 24 155 1 1 3 0
7 @NYJ 15 69 2 2 14 0
8 NO 13 56 1 5 39 0
9 DET 10 31 1 1 16 0

2017 Game Logs

Wk Opp Car RYd RTD Cat CYd CTD
1 NO 2 6 0 0 0 0
2 @PIT 3 6 0 0 0 0
3 TB 2 5 0 0 0 0
4 DET 7 21 0 2 8 0
5 @CHI 12 31 0 2 12 0
6 GB 15 28 0 1 10 0
7 BAL 18 113 1 0 0 0
8 @CLE 19 39 0 1 8 0
10 @WAS 17 68 1 0 0 0
11 LAR 15 95 2 1 1 0
12 @DET 20 84 1 0 0 0
13 @ATL 16 76 0 3 21 0
14 @CAR 9 14 0 2 6 0
15 CIN 20 76 1 1 28 0
16 @GB 21 69 0 1 6 0
17 CHI 20 111 2 1 3 0
P2 NO 19 50 1 2 17 0
P3 @PHI 6 18 0 2 11 0

2016 Game Logs

Wk Opp Car RYd RTD Cat CYd CTD
1 @NO 14 59 1 1 13 0
2 ATL 8 57 1 6 44 0
3 @TEN 10 37 1 1 1 0
4 @BAL 8 19 0 2 5 0
7 @JAC 18 59 2 2 4 0
8 @TB 11 48 0 5 23 0
9 DEN 20 114 3 1 13 0
11 HOU 12 33 0 5 59 0
12 CAR 19 45 1 3 43 0
13 BUF 20 82 2 3 23 0
14 @KC 22 103 1 0 0 0
15 @LAC 13 81 0 1 11 0
16 IND 15 40 0 2 11 0
17 @DEN 5 11 0 1 14 0
P1 @HOU 12 39 1 1 12 0

2015 Game Logs

Wk Opp Car RYd RTD Cat CYd CTD
1 CIN 11 44 0 7 36 0
2 BAL 15 65 1 3 22 0
3 @CLE 26 139 1 1 10 0
4 @CHI 15 49 0 3 12 0
5 DEN 13 39 0 3 18 0
7 @LAC 15 85 1 1 1 0
8 NYJ 20 113 0 1 6 0
9 @PIT 17 96 0 2 -1 0
10 MIN 12 48 0 5 29 0
11 @DET 13 28 1 0 0 0
12 @TEN 22 59 0 1 23 0
13 KC 20 86 1 4 11 0
14 @DEN 16 27 0 0 0 0
15 GB 21 78 0 1 2 0
16 LAC 19 79 1 5 38 0
17 @KC 11 31 0 4 25 0

2014 Game Logs

Wk Opp Car RYd RTD Cat CYd CTD
1 @NYJ 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 HOU 1 6 0 0 0 0
3 @NE 3 1 0 0 0 0
4 MIA 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 LAC 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 ARI 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 @CLE 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 @SEA 0 0 0 2 12 0
10 DEN 2 4 0 1 7 0
11 @LAC 4 43 0 3 16 0
12 KC 4 112 2 0 0 0
14 SF 23 76 0 2 9 0
15 @KC 12 59 0 2 17 0
16 BUF 23 86 0 3 22 0
17 @DEN 10 37 0 4 60 0

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