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Jones: Barber should shoulder late load

Updated: December 11, 2009, 2:41 PM ET
By Tim MacMahon | ESPNDallas.com

IRVING, Texas -- Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has stirred debate about when Dallas should best utilize running back Marion Barber, whose punishing running style can wear out defenses.

Speaking Thursday on KRLD-FM, Jones said: "I think the real question is, should he be finishing rather than beginning? In his Pro Bowl year, where he had his best year, [Barber was] finishing the game. If you recall, Julius Jones started the game. We injected the quickness of his speed there early.

"That ...

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