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NBC Dallas- Fort Worth:
Felix Jones told reporters on Tuesday that he wouldn’t concern himself with what sort of role he’ll have alongside breakout star DeMarco Murray until after he returns from the high ankle sprain that has forced him to miss the team’s past four games.
“Man, they’re really just worrying about me getting back on the field first then once that happens we’ll start talking about what’s going on on the field,” Jones said, per ESPN Dallas. “Right now I’m just worried about my health and getting out on the field.”
Again, that was on Tuesday. Today, as we posted on this blog earlier, Jones returned to practice. So we’ll assume that Jones will begin to have an idea of what his new role might look like as the week goes on--though it’s worth noting that Jones stressed that neither he or the team wanted to rush his return to live action.
As for Murray, Jones said he’s been impressed by the rookie, who has 601 yards in the last four games, before continuing to discuss the injury that played s
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IRVING -Running back Felix Jones will return this week from the ankle injury that forced him to sit out the last four games, Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said Tuesday on his weekly radio show with KRLD-FM.
The Cowboys (5-4) play at the Redskins (3-6) on Sunday afternoon at FedEx Field. Felix Jones is expected to be suited up.
“That’s our plan,” Jones said. “It looks like he...
Dallas Cowboys running back Felix Jones is set to return Sunday from a high ankle sprain, but impressive rookie DeMarco Murray will remain the starter, team owner Jerry Jones said Tuesday.
Jones, who opened the season as the team's lead rusher, has missed the past four games but is expected to practice this week and play at Washington.
Murray has flourished in Jones' absence...
Felix Jones practiced with the Cowboys on Wednesday for the first time in four weeks.
IRVING -- Following Thursday's practice, Tony Romo talked about how the players in the Cowboys locker room are committed to each other and excited when a teammate does well. The day before that, Barry Church said the thing that surprised him most about becoming a Cowboy last season was that, despite being a rookie, everyone talked to him and provided a family atmosphere.
The return of Felix Jones to the Cowboys lineup has created a lot of questions.
How will his presence impact DeMarco Murray's role on offense? Who is going to carry the rock in crunch time? Will the offense struggle by trying to use both backs?
The Cowboys haven't done a great job of answering those questions this week. There's been hemming and hawing about which...
Say this for Dallas Cowboys rookie running back DeMarco Murray - he's a team player.
Murray reiterated his stance that he's "excited" about the potential return of running back Felix Jones, even if it comes at his own expense. On Sunday, the Cowboys (5-4) face the skidding NFC East rival Washington Redskins (3-6), who have lost five in a row.
Murray has flourished...
With Felix Jones set to return after missing four games with an ankle injury, the Cowboys were hopeful they would have their entire backfield available when they play at Washington on Sunday.
But coach Jason Garrett said Friday that won’t be the case after all. According to Garrett, fullback Tony Fiammetta will miss the game because of an illness.
Fiammetta’s crushing blocks...
It looks like we're finally going to get our answer about who the Cowboys' starting tailback will be for the rest of the season.
Jerry Jones took to the radio Tuesday morning to say that he expects Felix Jones will be in the lineup for this weekend's Redskins game. That means we will get our first look at the Cowboys' backfield with Jones active alongside DeMarco...
After missing the past four games with a high ankle sprain, the Dallas Cowboys expect running back Felix Jones to return for the team’s match-up with the Washington Redskins on Sunday. Some have worried that Jones’ return could slow down the production of rookie DeMarco Murray, who emerged as a star in Jones’ absence, but Tony Romo believes that Jones’ presence will only...
Wednesday will mark exactly one month since Felix Jones suffered a high ankle sprain at New England. It's also the day the Cowboys would like to see if he can return to practice.
1. DeMarco Murray shouldn't slow down much
Jerry Jones said Tuesday that DeMarco Murray would remain Dallas' top runner even upon the return of Felix Jones, who missed four games with a high ankle sprain.
With 682 yards from scrimmage and two touchdowns over those four games, boasting a robust rushing 8.0 yards per carry, Murray's performance left the Cowboys with...
IRVING -- DeMarco Murray's impressive showing as the Cowboys' starting running back has some wondering how the backfield will perform now that Felix Jones is healthy.
According to Tony Romo, there won't be any problems.
"There won't be anything that's going to be a downside," the Cowboys quarterback said Thursday. "Felix is only going to add to...
With Felix Jones set to return after missing four games with an ankle injury, the Dallas Cowboys entered the week hopeful they would have a full complement of backfield weapons available Sunday at Washington.
But it turns out that won’t be the case after all: The Cowboys ruled fullback Tony Fiammetta out with an illness Friday.
“We’re trying to get to the bottom of what it...