Originally posted on Fox Sports Southwest  |  Last updated 5/14/13
The Dunkin' Donuts stores in Greater Philadelphia received some wonderful news Tuesday when the Philadelphia Eagles signed former Cowboys running back Felix Jones to a one-year contract. The former Cowboys second-round pick showed up for training camp in July at least 10 pounds overweight, and promptly failed a conditioning test. Jones was thrust into a starting role whenstarter DeMarco Murray suffered a foot injury, but the running game never gained any traction with him. The Cowboys finished 31st in the league in rushing, which helped lead to the dismissal of running backs coach Skip Peete. Jones was chosen in the first round of the Cowboys' 2007 draft to complement the bruising style of Marion Barber. Then-offensive coordinator Jason Garrett had a big say in the selection of Jones because he didn't believe the Cowboys needed another feature back. The Eagles view Jones as a complementary piece to one of the most productive tailbacks in the league, LeSean McCoy. Jones' time w...
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