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Louis Murphy

Louis Murphy - #18 - WR

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 2"/ 200 lbs.
Birthday 05/11/1987
Birthplace St. Petersburg, FL
College Florida
Years played 5
Drafted 2009, 4th round, 24th pick by Raiders

NFC East best bets to break through in 2011

Posted June 21, 2011 @ 9:19 a.m. ET
PFW identifies four players from the NFC East who are ready for coming-out parties in 2011 (clockwise from left) — Sean Lee, Jason Pierre-Paul, Trent Williams and Antonio Dixon.  

Giants can't be stunned by Umenyiora unhappiness

Posted June 17, 2011 @ 2:41 p.m. ET
The on-again, off-again relationship between the Giants and DE Osi Umenyiora hit another snag with the news that Umenyiora said GM Jerry Reese lied to him about his contract.

Affidavit: Giants broke promise to Umenyiora

Posted June 16, 2011 @ 11:01 a.m. ET
Osi Umenyiora stated in a sworn affidavit that the Giants broke promises, likely explaining why he wants out of New York before the 2011 season.

Remembering Andy Robustelli

Posted June 03, 2011 @ 9:54 a.m. ET
Former Rams and Giants great Andy Robustelli, who passed away at age 85 earlier this week, was a winner and a pass-rushing pioneer.

Jacobs: 'No way' Burress joins Giants

Posted June 02, 2011 @ 7:49 p.m. ET
Giants RB Brandon Jacobs told ESPNNewYork.com that his friend, WR Plaxico Burress, will not be joining his old team next season.

Hall of Fame DE Robustelli dies at age 85

Posted May 31, 2011 @ 1:52 p.m. ET
Pro Football Hall of Fame DE Andy Robustelli, who played for the Rams and Giants from 1951-64, passed away on Tuesday at the age of 85.

Lockout limbo: Giants report

Posted May 29, 2011 @ 10:37 a.m. ET
With NFL teams stuck in a state of limbo thanks to the lingering lockout, we offer our take on where the Giants stand.

Giants will lean on Prince early

Posted May 25, 2011 @ 6:15 p.m. ET
Drafting CB Prince Amukamara was not quite the shocker for the Giants that people believe it was.

Report: Giants RB Bradshaw hires Rosenhaus

Posted May 21, 2011 @ 12:48 p.m. ET
According to Pro Football Talk, Giants RB Ahmad Bradshaw, who might be a free agent once the lockout ends, has changed agents.

Diehl doesn't see Burress returning to Giants

Posted May 20, 2011 @ 9:26 p.m. ET
Dave Diehl, the Giants' starting left tackle, believes Plaxico Burress will want to start over with a new team in a new city rather than return to New York.

Mara: 'We need to resolve our differences with the players'

Posted May 19, 2011 @ 4:13 p.m. ET
Giants president and CEO John Mara wrote an editorial on the team's website on Thursday explaining the owners' stance in the current labor dispute and why a new CBA is important.

Giants have immediate plans for DT Austin

Posted May 16, 2011 @ 11:44 a.m. ET
With DT Barry Cofield likely departing via free agency, rookie Marvin Austin has an opportunity to step in an contribute right away for the Giants, who believe he can be an active and dangerous interior rusher.

Readers: Lions had best draft among NFC teams

Posted May 05, 2011 @ 1:55 p.m. ET
Respondents to a PFW poll question asking which NFC team did the best in the 2011 NFL draft decidedly picked the Lions.

Prince Amukamara's draft diary, Part 10

Posted May 05, 2011 @ 10:33 a.m. ET
In the final edition of the draft diary, Prince Amukamara talks to PFW's Kevin Fishbain about his Draft Day experience and being a member of the Giants.

Fantasy outlook: WR Jerrel Jernigan

Posted April 30, 2011 @ 12:02 a.m. ET
Right now, Jerrel Jernigan's role will be as a punt returner, a big area of need, and perhaps as a slot receiver if Steve Smith leaves via free agency or returns slowly from injury.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted March 19, 2013
With leading receiver Victor Cruz still unsigned, the New York Giants have added Murphy.||||||| The Giants on Tuesday confirmed the signing of the speedy receiver who played last season with Carolina. The five-year veteran has 115 receptions for 1,707 yards and seven touchdowns, including 25 catches with the Panthers in 2012. Murphy was Oakland's fourth-round draft choice in 2009. As a rookie, he scored four touchdowns.
Posted Dec. 13, 2010
Murphy had six receptions for 59 yards with a touchdown in Sunday's loss to Jacksonville.||||||| Murphy was targeted a season-high 11 times.
Posted Sept. 27, 2010
Murphy had another impressive performance in Sunday's 24-23 loss to Arizona, catching five balls for a game-high 119 yards.||||||| Murphy seems to be emerging as the Raiders No. 1 receiver, and if he's still around in your free agent pool, you may want to think about snatching him up.
Posted Sept. 20, 2010
Murphy had six catches for 91 yards and a touchdown in the Raiders' 16-14 win over St. Louis on Sunday.||||||| Murphy has shown the most promise of the Raiders' young receivers, and seems to have clicked with backup Bruce Gradkowski. Monitor Tom Cable's choice at QB before definitely going with Murphy, but the young wideout should be able to get open against Arizona's secondary.
Posted July 31, 2010
Murphy is being held out of training camp practice with a concussion.||||||| Murphy says he got hurt when he was kneed in the helmet by teammate Nnamdi Asomugha during practice Friday. He has a bad headache and missed practice Saturday. Coach Tom Cable says Murphy will not return until he passes a series of tests that shows he has recovered. Murphy is being counted on heavily in his second year in the NFL. He led all Raiders wideouts with 34 catches for 521 yards and four touchdowns as a rookie last season.

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