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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 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
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Felix Jones, be afraid. Be very afraid. There’s a new sheriff in town and his name is DeMarco Murray. Okay, forgive my lame attempt at humor; I was just trying to ease the tension. Anyway, while I hate to be the bearer of bad news Mr. Jones I regret to tell you that your time as a member of the Dallas Cowboys has essentially come to an end. Sorry but that’s life in the NFL. You...
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...
It’s the question every Dallas Cowboy fan has been asking themselves since rookie running back DeMarco Murray ran over, around, and through the St. Louis Rams to the tune of 253 yards in Week Seven: What is Head Coach Jason Garrett going to do when starting running back Felix Jones returns from injury?Those, who at first, answered that question by saying they’d start Jones over...
Felix Jones practiced with the Cowboys on Wednesday for the first time in four weeks.
Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said Tuesday morning on his weekly radio show that he plans on running back Felix Jones to return from injury this week and play Sunday against Washington according to Brandon George of the Dallas Morning News. "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...
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...
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...
Cowboys coach Jason Garrett said Monday that the Cowboys are "more hopeful than last week" that running back Felix Jones will be able to play Sunday at Washington. Jones has missed the last four games after suffering a left high ankle sprain midway through the second quarter of the Cowboys' Oct. 16 loss at New England. In Jones' place, rookie DeMarco Murray has...
Jerry Jones has come to terms with a development that's been painfully obvious to anybody following his Cowboys of late: DeMarco Murray is starting material. Jones finally turned the corner Tuesday, acknowledging that Murray's 601 rushing yards in four games has earned him the starting running back role over veteran Felix Jones, who's set to return Sunday against the...
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...
Cowboys coach Jason Garrett said running back Felix Jones “looked good…fairly comfortable” in his return to practice Wednesday after missing four games with an ankle injury.
“He was somewhat limited, got a few reps, didn’t get a full complement,” Garrett told reporters in Irving. “But he looked like he was moving around well, cutting and running well. We’ll take his...
DeMarco Murray has emerged as a breakout star for the Dallas Cowboys in the past month, but owner Jerry Jones foresees a committee approach to the running back position when Felix Jones returns from injury.
Here are the Cowboys inactives for today’s game.
P Chris Jones
WR Miles Austin
CB Mike Jenkins
RB Felix Jones
OL David Arkin
DE Clifton Geathers