Posted December 20, 2011 on AP on Fox
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The Dallas Cowboys are running out of running backs. Felix Jones missed practice Tuesday because of hamstring tightness, leaving the NFC East-leading Cowboys with Sammy Morris and Chauncey Washington. Neither was even with an NFL team at Thanksgiving. Coach Jason Garrett is hopeful that Jones will be able to practice this week and play in Saturday's regular-season home finale against Philadelphia (7-7). If not, Morris would be the likely starter a week after the 12-year NFL veteran was signed and made his season debut behind Jones with 12 carries for 53 yards against Tampa Bay. ''Sammy is the most logical choice, so he got a lot of the work (Tuesday), and we have another young back on our practice roster (Washington), so he'll get a chance to do some of that too,'' Garrett said. ''That's kind of the plan right now, but we're hopeful that Felix will be able to practice as the week goes on.'' Garrett didn't say which hamstring was bothering Jones, who wasn't in the locker room wh...
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