Posted January 07, 2013 on AP on Fox
Dallas Cowboys running backs coach Skip Peete won't return following the worst 16-game rushing season in team history. The move, reported Monday on the team's website, comes after Dallas finished next-to-last in the NFL with 1,265 yards on the ground and averaged only 3.6 yards per carry. Starter DeMarco Murray missed six games with a sprained foot and was still the leading rusher with 663 yards. Peete just finished his sixth season with the Cowboys after nine years in Oakland. The Cowboys never had a 1,000-yard rusher under Peete but did finish seventh in the league in rushing in 2007. Dallas also might be moving on without backup Felix Jones, who is a free agent after finishing with 402 yards in an injury-plagued season. --- Online: http://pro32.ap.org/poll and http://twitter.com/AP-NFL
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