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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 this offense. Felix is explosive and we'll be able to use him in a lot of good ways. It'll be good."
Jones entered the season as the team's starting back, but the emergence of Murray has everyone outside of the organization guessing on how the carries will be split this Sunday in Washington. Jones' best game this season was a 115-yard effort against the Redskins, his third-career 100-yard game.
While discussing the impact Murray has had in his rookie season, Romo mentioned that the combination of Murray and Jones will help the Cowboys "become even more explosive."
Since Jones went down with a high ankle sprain, Murray has been the starter the previous four games. During that time, the Oklahoma product has accumulated 601 yards on 75 carries, including a franchise-record 253 yards against St. Louis. More impressively, the Cowboys are 3-1 during that stretch.
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