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Cowboys RB Felix Jones likely lost track of down vs. Lions

Try to blame Tony Romo for this one.

The Cowboys stood very little chance of marching to a game-winning score in the final minute of their brutal loss to the Lions on Sunday, but an apparent brain cramp by Felix Jones ensured it wouldn't happen.

On fourth-and-20 from near midfield, Romo flipped the ball to Jones, who made a move then ducked out of bounds to stop the clock after a seven-yard gain.

Fifth-and-13, "America's Team" down to its final gasp. Oh, wait. Nevermind. Game over.

"I think he probably lost track of the down at the end," Cowboys coach Jason Garrett said Monday, according to the Fort Worth Star-Telegram.

Jones' gaffe marked the second awareness-related error in as many weeks for the Cowboys. In Week 3, Dallas' attempt to run out the clock against the Redskins was foiled when Tashard Choice voluntarily stepped out of bounds with less than two minutes to play.

To which we say: C'mon Romo! Get it together!

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