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Felix Jones

Felix Jones - #28 - RB

Status Inactive
Height/Weight 5' 10"/ 215 lbs.
Birthday 05/08/1987
Birthplace Tulsa, OK
College Arkansas
Years played 6
Drafted 2008, 1st round, 22nd pick by Cowboys

Cowboys RB Jones appears ready to break out

Posted Sept. 10, 2011 @ 6:56 p.m. ET
One NFL insider who watched Dallas RB Felix Jones in the preseason says Jones looks like a "different guy" now, according to NFC Whispers.

Del Pilar's Mailbag: Wednesday edition

Posted Sept. 07, 2011 @ 10:59 a.m. ET
With the first game of the season just a day away, it's time to start answering fantasy questions from readers. Here's the first mailbag of the season.

Classy McNabb hiding true feelings about Redskins

Posted Dec. 25, 2010 @ 9:11 p.m. ET
Donovan McNabb has been judicious in not throwing his bosses under the bus, but that shouldn't obscure the inevitability of a parting of the ways in the near future, according to NFC East Whispers.

Choice again answers call when given shot

Posted Dec. 06, 2010 @ 2:15 p.m. ET
The Cowboys don't often call Tashard Choice's number in their crowded backfield, but when they do, it's almost always a success.

Cowboys must make their Choice

Posted Dec. 04, 2010 @ 8:09 p.m. ET
Tashard Choice might be getting more touches with Marion Barber out, but Choice is not likely to have a huge future with the Cowboys.

Ten most intriguing players of Week Six

Posted Oct. 13, 2010 @ 4:40 p.m. ET
In this week's list of the most intriguing players for Week Six, Pat Fitzmaurice says Giants WR Hakeem Nicks appears to be well on his way to becoming a full-blown superstar and a top-five receiver in next year's ...

Jones wrestles away lead in Cowboys backfield

Posted Oct. 11, 2010 @ 1:05 p.m. ET
In quite possibly the league's most erratic backfield situation, Felix Jones has regained the lead for carries in Dallas.

Dallas backfield tilting toward Barber

Posted Sept. 27, 2010 @ 2:48 p.m. ET
So much for Felix Jones finally getting his time to shine in the Cowboys' backfield. Through three games, Marion Barber is still the team's lead dog.

Cowboys say they remain committed to run

Posted Sept. 24, 2010 @ 9:29 a.m. ET
Cowboys offensive coordinator Jason Garrett has been at the controls of an offense that has called 100 pass plays and only 42 runs.

Portis ahead in Redskins' RB battle

Posted Aug. 01, 2010 @ 4:50 p.m. ET
Clinton Portis is the favorite to win Washington's starting RB job, according to "NFC Whispers," despite having more competition this year than in recent seasons.

Cowboys’ Jones reverses field on Barber

Posted May 27, 2010 @ 2:40 p.m. ET
Cowboys owner Jerry Jones previously had speculated publicly that RB Marion Barber might be better suited in a reserve role, but Jones hinted that Barber might remain a starter.

Don't assume Cowboys are peddling Barber

Posted April 08, 2010 @ 2:44 p.m. ET
The lack of workhorse-type backs in the draft makes a player such as Marion Barber an intriguing target, but there are reasons why the Cowboys might not trade him.

Jones hints that Cowboys might favor Felix

Posted March 26, 2010 @ 5:11 p.m. ET
Owner Jerry Jones spoke to a small group of media at the NFL's spring meetings and indicated that RB Felix Jones will get every chance to start next season.

Cowboys likely to keep all three backs

Posted Feb. 28, 2010 @ 4:49 p.m. ET
It's looking more as if the Cowboys will keep their deep stable of running backs rather than trading one for help elsewhere.

Cowboys will get Jones, Choice more work

Posted Feb. 05, 2010 @ 2:05 p.m. ET
One of the interesting subplots of the Cowboys' offseason will be the talk about how much more work Felix Jones and Tashard Choice will get — and perhaps how much less will be in the hands of Marion Barber.

Phillips: Barber 'wasn't feeling right' against Eagles

Posted Jan. 10, 2010 @ 3:04 p.m. ET
The health of Cowboys RB Marion Barber has become one of the few issues following the team's rousing playoff victory over the Eagles.


Posted Nov. 21, 2012
DeMarco Murray is likely to miss his sixth straight game against the Redskins, and Jones is battling a knee injury that could limit him.||||||| Without those two, the Cowboys would have to rely on a pair of undrafted players in rookie Lance Dunbar and Phillip Tanner.
Posted Oct. 25, 2012
With DeMarco Murray expected to be out again, Jones returned to practice and is on schedule to start Sunday's game against the Giants.||||||| Jones suffered a knee injury last week, but should see plenty of action this weekend with Murray out with a foot injury. He picked up 74 yards on 20 carries last week.
Posted Oct. 22, 2012
Jones ran 15 times for 44 yards on Sunday, getting the start in place of the injured DeMarco Murray. But Jones fell to injury himself, staying on the sideline for most of Dallas' last two drives because of a bruised knee.||||||| Second-year back Phillip Tanner got the majority of the work in Jones' absence, recording 30 yards on 13 carries.
Posted Oct. 18, 2012
With DeMarco Murray out because of a sprained left foot, Jones is set to start Sunday when the Cowboys (2-3) visit Carolina.||||||| Jones had only three carries in the first four games this season. When Murray broke his right ankle late last season, Jones responded with consecutive 100-yard games. Murray got hurt last week at Baltimore, and Jones finished that game with 18 rushes for 92 yards with a 22-yard touchdown.
Posted Aug. 01, 2012
Jones and two other players have been cleared to practice starting Friday after passing their second-chance conditioning tests.||||||| Jones, receiver Andre Holmes and newly acquired safety Brodney Pool failed the initial conditioning test Sunday. After two days of remedial running, the trio got another chance Wednesday and passed the test, a series of times sprints. Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has said Felix Jones was probably dehydrated during the initial test on the opening day of camp.