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Felix Jones’ status may depend on Giants result

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We’ve told you previously that the importance of the Cowboys-Eagles game rests largely with what happens between the Jets and Giants at 1 p.m. ET.

If the Giants win early, the Cowboys and Eagles both have much less to play for. Dallas may approach the game accordingly.

Matt Mosley of Fox Sports Southwest reports that Felix Jones won’t play a snap if the Giants win early. If the Giants lose, Jones is “50-50″ to play.

Jones didn’t practice during the week, but he’s listed as questionable. Sammy Morris will get the call otherwise.

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16 Responses to “Felix Jones’ status may depend on Giants result”
  1. jdandcoke says: Dec 24, 2011 9:16 AM

    i can understand not playing jones, but as for the rest of the team, they should be playing this game all out no matter what the giants do. players get hurt when they play not to win…..i think thats a bad way to approach a game, especially this late in the season when the boys are very close to making the playoffs.

  2. steelerhypocrite says: Dec 24, 2011 9:20 AM

    Is there any chance both NY teams can lose? Now that would be a real Christmas gift…that city of idiots watching the playoffs, crying, doing drugs, getting government handouts…

  3. n0hopeleft says: Dec 24, 2011 9:21 AM

    The Cowboys are soft.

  4. ghjjf says: Dec 24, 2011 9:32 AM

    So what is his status when the NY game ends in a tie?

  5. plymkr88 says: Dec 24, 2011 9:35 AM

    Losing D. Murray was a huge loss , Felix is important but to win this game the D has got to play better, it’s time they make a stop in a critical situation.

  6. mad55555 says: Dec 24, 2011 9:40 AM

    Truthfully they should want to play all out because they can make the playoffs in wildcard position if they beat the birds and lose to NJ.

  7. maddenwizkid says: Dec 24, 2011 10:01 AM

    Wow, bonehead coaching before the game starts guess these ARENT must win games this time of year in big d. the objective is to win every time regardless this is why teams shouldn’t worry about other teams. Damn lack of focus.

  8. howley1 says: Dec 24, 2011 10:15 AM

    I guess they are softly leading the division then.

  9. howley1 says: Dec 24, 2011 10:17 AM

    “Truthfully they should want to play all out because they can make the playoffs in wildcard position if they beat the birds and lose to NJ.”

    Not without a lot of help.

  10. cruester says: Dec 24, 2011 10:18 AM

    I typed up a nice comment and it posted and now it is gone????

  11. cruester says: Dec 24, 2011 10:19 AM

    This game is HUGE for Dallas!

  12. adm350 says: Dec 24, 2011 10:28 AM

    Show up..don’t show up. So big D can decide now? I thought that was just what they did anyways?? How is this different then any other game this year.

    Either way they better pull up their big boy pants. The birds are showing up. If the G men lose, the iggles are coming to spank that a–.

  13. 1509lucky says: Dec 24, 2011 10:40 AM

    They still win the game. Just can”t trust The Birds,even though i want to,sigh……………

  14. vmannj says: Dec 24, 2011 10:54 AM

    You play…to win…the game!

    Seriously though, if NYG lose Dallas could wrap up the division today. I’d much rather take my chances winning a home game against a team with a losing record than trying to win a road game with everything on the line next week. If Dallas goes to NYG needing a win, I’d put the odds at 44-6 that they lose.

  15. hellawaitsusall says: Dec 24, 2011 11:08 AM

    Get sick of hearing these teams and players winging it. “We’ll play this guy or that guy if this happens” Or “We’re gonna rest our guys the last game to keep them from getting hurt” Just nasty theology. It’s one thing if someone us hurt as opposed to just avoiding injury

  16. howley1 says: Dec 24, 2011 3:20 PM

    “If Dallas goes to NYG needing a win, I’d put the odds at 44-6 that they lose.”

    I’d put the odds at 24-0 than they win.

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