Dallas Cowboys RB Felix Jones Struggling Through Training Camp

Dallas Cowboys running Felix Jones has not made a positive impression in preseason play or even on the practice field. The latest report of Jones' uninspired play comes from ESPN's Calvin Watkins, who watched the team practice on Wednesday in Oxnard.

From Watkins:

This isn't a big thing, but Felix Jones hasn't really impressed us this training camp. DeMarco Murray has shown a burst, an ability to take contact and re-establish himself as the No. 1 running back. Jones? He's been blah. He caught a swing pass but didn't do much with it. Jones seems a little slow this camp not because of injury, but maybe the past leg injuries he's had in his brief career have taken their toll.

A standout player at the University of Arkansas, the Cowboys picked Jones with the 22nd pick in the first round of the 2008 draft. Since then, Jones has played in all 16 games just once. In 2011, he had 127 carries for 575 yards and one touchdown.

This is the final year of Jones' rookie contract. Owner Jerry Jones made it clear earlier this month that a decision on re-signing the running back would depend on how he plays in 2012.

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