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 can. I don’t know just exactly how on top of his game he’ll be, but, man, am I anxious to have both of those options (Felix Jones and DeMarco Murray) out there…that will be exciting.
With Felix Jones sidelined, Murray has rushed for 601 yards over the last four games. Jerry Jones suggested that the rookie will continue to get the bulk of the carries. The owner also said Felix Jones won’t be returning kicks.
“One thing that comes to my mind that Murray looks like the more he carries the more effective he gets,” Jerry Jones said. “If you think of that theoretically about a workhorse running back that they get better as t