Felix bulks up

By Ryan Peterson - bio | email

SAN ANTONIO, TX (KLTV) -   Last year Cowboys running back Felix Jones earned the nickname 'Dash.' His running mate Marion Barber was known as 'Smash.'  Would you believe that 'Dash' now weighs more then 'Smash?'

Jones is listed two pounds heavier than Barber at 220 pounds. Jones added more muscle hoping to avoid injuries this season. If Jones and Barber can stay on the field, the Cowboys could be running in a lot of touchdowns this season.

"Things like that, it happens," said Jones about injuries.  "You're not always promised the next day but you strive to make the best of it and continue to get better."

So far in training camp, Barber has been taking snaps with the first string offense.  Jones says it doesn't bother him.  It's all about what you do with your chances.

"I believe once you get in there, you make the best of it," said Jones.  "When I get my opportunities I'm going to take advantage."

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