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News: ESPN: Felix Jones vs. Rashard Mendenhall

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    The sudden retirement of running back Rashard Mendenhall brings to mind what might have been with the Dallas Cowboys in the 2008 NFL draft. The Cowboys selected Felix Jones with the 22nd overall pick out of Arkansas. Jones was supposed to be a complement to bruising running back Marion Barber. Mendenhall went next to the Pittsburgh Steelers and there was a thought he was a better running back. Yet, Mendenhall was drafted to become an eventual starter while Jones was selected as a backup.

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