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DeMarco Murray's effort questioned by anonymous Philadelphia Eagles player

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The Philadelphia Eagles' lacklustre 2015 season reached a new low on Sunday courtesy of a humiliating 45-17 home loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. 

The ugly defeat proved once again that the team is struggling to click out on the gridiron this year, and a report today suggests there is growing friction inside the locker room, too.

That's after one Eagles player, speaking to Philadelphia Inquirer reporter Jeff McLane on condition of anonymity, cited the actions of big-money running back DeMarco Murray as an example of the current lack of effort being put in by some players.

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Harking back to the Eagles' week 10 game against the Miami Dolphins, the unnamed player singled out a play in which Murray, the team's highest-paid player, slid short of the first down marker on a third-and-one play - taking himself out of the firing line of Miami cornerback Brice McClain in the process.

"Well, when you see DeMarco sliding before getting hit, you tell me. Was that giving full effort?" explained the mystery Eagle. "You see that (stuff), and it makes you wonder."

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Costly

Despite their 4-6 record, Philadelphia is still in the hunt for the playoffs due to the substandard quality of the NFC East this year.

If they are to stand any chance of making the postseason, however, then 100-percent effort and cohesion will be essential. 

Unfortunately for Eagles fans, with players anonymously calling out their teammates and others  getting into it mid-game, the chances of that happening appear to be rapidly decreasing.

Eagles fans: Who is to blame for the current issues, and will your team make the playoffs? Have your say in the comments below...

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