Cowboys: RB Felix Jones to play big role
Responding to an ESPN Dallas story on Tuesday that stated the team had “internal discussions” about trading Jones, executive vice president Stephen Jones said, “No discussions – or speculation – on the possibility of a trade involving Felix Jones have ever taken place among individuals in this organization who would have the authority to explore such a scenario. Any reports of apparent internal discussions along those lines would involve people who have no input or relevance in the process.”
Jones, one of the team’s two first-round picks in 2008, is entering the final year of his contract.
He missed four games in 2011 with a high ankle sprain and finished the year with 575 yards on 125 carries and one touchdown. He had three 100-yard games, including back-to-back efforts in December after regaining the every-down back role following DeMarco Murray's broken ankle. Jones also caught 33 passes for 221 yards.
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