IRVING Jason Garrett said Wednesday that Felix Jones will continue to return kickoffs for the Cowboys.
Despite Jones fumbling the opening kickoff last Sunday in Seattle and showcasing little ability to make defenders miss, the Cowboys coach defended his primary kick returner on Wednesday.
"Felix has been such a good player for us," Garrett said. "He's coming off the injury from last year and if you just look at his track record as a play-making type player, both on offense and in the kicking game, he's been pretty darn good."
Garrett pointed out the fumble but added that, "Felix does not have a huge history of having turnovers."
"When you really evaluate any player, you evaluate his most recent game but you also evaluate his body of work," Garrett said. "Felix's body of work has been pretty darn good. We will have Felix back there. We will have Dez back there, but we will also have some other options based on what the situations are both as a kickoff returner and a punt returne...