An ankle sprain to Cowboys running back Felix Jones opened the door for his rookie replacement, DeMarco Murray.
And Murray has blasted through it.
After rushing for a franchise record 253 yards in October, Murray has been named the NFL offensive rookie of the month for November.
Murray had 89 carries for 434 yards in four November games, all victories. Murray added 156 receiving yards on 20 catches.
He’s the second offensive rookie of the month in franchise history, joining Julius Jones, who won the award in November 2004.