DeMarco Murray had a beef with Eagles QB Sam Bradford earlier this season.

ESPN reported this morning that Murray had spoken to Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie. Murray was on the field for just 14 snaps and carried had eight carries for 24 yards in Sunday’s 35-28 victory over the New England Patriots. Kelly all but confirmed Murray’s demotion at his Monday news conference.

“We have to do what’s the best thing for the Philadelphia Eagles,” Kelly said. “We are not trying to win a rushing championship, or a passing championship or a receiving championship or anything in that stretch of the imagination. We’re going to do whatever we can do to win football games.”

And that apparently is not featuring Murray, signed last offseason to a five-year, $42 million contract. Murray is on track to have half as many carries this season as he did in 2014, Murray’s last with the Dallas Cowboys. He’s averaging 3.5 yards a carry this season, a yard shy of his career average.

DeMarco Murray is competitive, high-character player who must feel abilities not being used fully and promises not fulfilled. In tough spot

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