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August 27, 2013

Murray ‘marinates’ after being benched for portion of preseason game against Bengals

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IRVING, Texas —

Garrett’s usually not one to share when he’s trying to send a message, but didn’t hesitate when it came to Murray’s miscue — after the game or in Monday’s meeting with reporters. There’s just one area he didn’t really care to address — whether he would do the same thing in a regular-season game.

“Hypothetical decisions are hard to deal with from this podium,” he said with a smile.

Regardless, the message was received.

Notes: The Cowboys released DT Jeris Pendleton on Monday. More cuts are coming with Tuesday’s requirement to reduce the roster to 75 players. ... CB Morris Claiborne returned to practice 20 days after going out with a jammed left knee.

He isn’t sure if he will play against the Texans in order to make up for lost time. ... WR Cole Beasley returned to practice after spraining ligaments in his left foot in the second preseason game at Oakland. ... DT Jason Hatcher sat out with a sprained ankle but said it wasn’t serious.

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