Monday, December 24, 2012

ESPN Labels Jones Day 3 Draft Sleeper

In this blog post, Steve Muench, a "colleague" of Todd McShay, says that Chris Jones is a day 3 sleeper in the NFL draft.  Most projections I have seen show Jones as not being drafted, but here is what Muench says after he details the downsides to Jones...

Still, Jones is an intriguing late-round possibility for a 4-3 team looking for depth at defensive tackle. His quick first step, violent hands and motor make him disruptive, and he's relentless against both the run and the pass.

He sometimes gets overzealous and hits the quarterback late, like he did in the Buffalo game, but he doesn't back down and gets under the skin of his opponents. Jones appears to be the kind of prospect people love to play with and hate playing against. NFL comparison: Tennessee DT Karl Klug,

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