DALLAS (105.3 THE FAN) — Dallas Cowboys running back DeMarco Murray broke a bone in his left hand and will have surgery on Monday, COO Stephen Jones tells 105.3 The Fan.

He has not been ruled out for Sunday’s game against Indianapolis.

“Obviously, DeMarco Murray has a broken bone in his hand. At the same time, he hasn’t been ruled out,” said Jones with the G-Bag Nation on 105.3 The Fan. “It’s not something that if it responds well after surgery today, that he can’t come back and play this weekend. It’s probably a tough expectation to think that he can, but we’ll see.”

Murray injured his hand — a break of the fourth metacarpal — in the 38-27 win over Philadelphia, when he carried the ball 31 times for 81 yards and two touchdowns.

On the season, he has carried the ball a league-high 351 times for 1,687 yards.

If Murray is forced to miss time, Jones expects running back Joseph Randle to handle the bulk of the carries.

“I have a lot of confidence that Joseph Randle would step up and play big for us,” said Jones. “Anytime that he’s had a chance to run the ball this year — which maybe hasn’t been enough — he’s been very successful.”

Though with limited carries, Randle has averaged 7.0 yards per carry for 237 yards and two touchdowns this season. The second-year running back carried the ball two times for 13 yards against Philadelphia. His season high is seven carries.

Lance Dunbar, who has carried the ball 26 times and caught 16 passes this season, also figures to be in the mix.

“He’s a great change of pace running back that does some good things for us.”

Murray is just 86 yards shy of surpassing Emmitt Smith’s franchise record for rushing yards in a season at 1,773. According to Jones, the comparison doesn’t stop there.

“Emmitt Smith had this same injury against the Vikings,” said Jones. “He didn’t make it back the next week, but the week after that he was back and running well.”

The team “feels good about” right tackle Doug Free and right guard Zack Martin, who both suffered ankle injuries on Sunday night.

The Cowboys (10-4) are now a full game ahead of Philadelphia (9-5) in the NFC East. Dallas hosts Indianapolis before traveling to Washington for the season finale.

The Eagles finish the season with division road games at Washington and New York.

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