Originally written on Dallas Cowboys And The NFL  |  Last updated 12/18/11
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TAMPA, Fla. – Sammy Morris didn’t have much time to prepare for his debut with the Dallas Cowboys after signing with the team last week. “I was trying to get as many mental reps as I could during the week,” Morris told DallasCowboys.com. “Just trying to study while you’re at the hotel – you’re trying to be prepared for whatever is thrown in front of you.”What was thrown in front of him Saturday night in Tampa was plenty of work. The 34-year-old Jay graduate logged 12 carries for 53 yards in the 31-15 victory over the Buccaneers on Saturday night.”I got a great opportunity with the Cowboys. I’ve just tried to make the most of it,” said Morris, an 11-year veteran who was contemplating retirement at his home in Boston when Dallas called.The Cowboys signed Morris, who was cut just before the start of the season by New England, to provide depth behind Felix Jones after rookie DeMarco Murray suffered a season-ending injury last week in the 37-34 loss to the New York Giants.Morris gained 15 y
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