Sports Illustrated’s Peter King picked Jones as his defensive player of the week for Week 1 of the preseason in his Monday Morning Quarterback column.
“I am reminded of what Mike Mayock said on draft day about Jones, the 21st pick in round one last April: He said Jones’ best football was ahead of him, and he’d turn out to be the best defensive player to come out of this draft,” King wrote.
Jones made his impact felt immediately in Thursday night’s preseason game "
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