Lance Dunbar was limited to special teams work in the training camp scrimmage for the Dallas Cowboys.
Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones stubbornly refuses to call Felix Jones, the team’s 2008 first-round draft choice out of Jones’ Arkansas alma mater, a “bust”. The Philadelphia Eagles hope Jones is right.
Cowboys running back DeMarco Murray is likely to miss his sixth straight game Thursday against Washington with a sprained foot, and receiver Kevin Ogletree is out with a concussion.
“Felix Jones is one of the most conscientious, hardest workers that I’ve been around as a football player,” Jerry said. “You’ve got to almost shoot him to get him off of the practice field.”
Felix Jones gets a chance again. With DeMarco Murray out because of a sprained left foot, Jones is set to start Sunday when the Cowboys visit the Carolina Panthers.
The Cowboys are expecting to be without running back DeMarco Murray for Sunday’s game against the Panthers. Jerry Jones said that it “looks obvious” that Murray won’t play.
Where is the conflict? Where is the “power struggle’’? Do Cowboys followers truly believe Jerry Jones is storming into special-teams meetings at Valley Ranch?
While Jones isn’t having the kind of explosive plays the Cowboys want to see, coach Jason Garrett remained committed Wednesday to the primary backup running back returning kickoffs.
Yeah he’s bad, but Cowboys can’t cut Felix Jones because they’re not that good.
I know Felix Jones set a negative tone by fumbling the opening kickoff when he let John Phillips’ helmet knock the ball free, but he wasn’t alone in seemingly not being ready to play.
One of the most difficult things to do in the NFL is impress critics as a first round pick. Only great is good enough. Above average might as well be mediocre.
Cowboys running back Felix Jones and two other players have been cleared to practice starting Friday after passing their second-chance conditioning tests.