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Dallas Looking For No. 2 RB in Draft

Starter DeMarco Murray missed six games last year due to injury and Felix Jones is as good as gone



    The Dallas Cowboys’ running game was ineffective as its ever been in 2012, as they set a franchise low for rushing yards since the league moved to a 16-game regular season.

    Add the fact that starting running back DeMarco Murray missed six games with a foot injury last year and has been unable to make it through a season yet without missing time due to something--and that Felix Jones is as good as gone--and it’s understandable that Dallas would look at running backs in the upcoming draft.

    According to executive vice president Stephen Jones, that’s exactly what they intend on doing this weekend.

    “If you do look, unfortunately, at DeMarco’s history, he had [injuries] at Oklahoma, although he was very productive,” Jones told The Blitz on 1250-AM in San Antonio, per the Dallas Morning News. “He’s had [injuries] here, so obviously without Felix Jones in the fold right now, we don’t have that answer in terms of having a complementary back to DeMarco, so that will be something that we have our eyes on as well.”

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