Jones subsequently said he his remarks were misinterpreted, but one thing is clear: Barber is still hurt.
Barber played the next two games against the Giants and Ravens and has not been effective.
In the two games combined, he's gained 2 yards on 10 carries.
His injury hasn't gotten better, and he may not be an imposing back for the rest of the season. He can't cut off of his right foot. He will be a game-time decision Sunday against the Eagles.
"Maybe we shouldn't have played him at all," Cowboys coach Wade Phillips said. "Maybe he'd be well now. There's a second guess right there. Maybe we should have just left him out, but he only played a few plays last game. Hopefully it'll clear up pretty soon."
TUESDAY LEFTOVERS: RB Marion Barber (dislocated toe) didn't practice on Tuesday and is questionable for the Eagles game. Barber has 10 carries for 2 yards the past two games as he continues to be bothered by the toe.
--LG Montrae Holland (ankle) missed practice Tuesday and is doubtful for Sunday's game against the Eagles.
--SS Keith Davis practiced on Tuesday. He is hampered by a sprained knee and neck strain.
--FS Ken Hamlin (foot) practiced Tuesday for the first time in three weeks.
--LB Bobby Carpenter returned to practice Tuesday after missing last week's game with a strained calf.
Barber Still Hurting
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