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Eagles add to backfield, sign RB Felix Jones

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PHILADELPHIA (AP)

The Philadelphia Eagles have signed former Cowboys running back Felix Jones to a one-year contract.

A former first-round selection by Dallas in 2008, Jones has rushed for 2,728 yards and 11 touchdowns, averaging 4.8 yards per carry. He has 127 receptions for 1,062 yards and three TDs. Jones had 402 yards rushing and three TDs last year, along with 25 receptions for 262 yards and two scores.

The move was announced Tuesday. Wide receiver Marvin McNutt was released to make room for Jones.

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