Why did We sign a small back who runs 4.65?

Jarntt

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I think I changed the title thread so it is what you intended.

Are you asking about Jones the RB the Cowboys signed today? The one with 2 Super Bowl rings?

2018 2nd rounder has won Super Bowls with Bucs, Chiefs. 505 carries, 2244 yards, 19 TDs in regular season. Helps fill void of Ezekiel Elliott release.
While true, his didn’t even have a yard in the entire postseason last year and had 70 yards in the regular season.
 

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2016-2018 Zeke was sub 4.4 I think.

It jumps off the tape when you watch him early in his career how much faster (and explosive) he was then. Gotta agree 100% with Chronic...Zeke was a 4.6 (or worse) his last two seasons.
 

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50/50 Jones makes the final roster, if that. This was pure insurance move.
 

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He had 17 carry’s in 6 games with the Chiefs last season!
He was in the doghouse and asked for his release and they wouldn't give it to him. They kept running Clyde Helaire who was awful and they never gave Jones a chance.
 

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50/50 Jones makes the final roster, if that. This was pure insurance move.
The position is up for grabs. They will have probably 6 backs in camp. Pollard and draft pick should make it and a 3rd back will. Everything could change with an early injury. We had a back get injured last year at the very end of a pre-season game. I think it was the rookie from Harvard.
 

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He ran a 4.48 at his proday....he ran a 4.60 with a pulled hamstring
People just google chit and don't really learn much about the players on film. I would say Malik Davis is likely also a tad faster than 4.6. If he's not, he probably times high somewhere during his start, or he wouldn't be a RB.

4.6 (with a pulled hammy)

Look again.

Cowboys will be going for a bigger back. Someone like Corum, Charbonet, Tucker, Spears, McBride, or Abinikanda, who is sneaky complete.
 

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People just google chit and don't really learn much about the players on film. I would say Malik Davis is likely also a tad faster than 4.6. If he's not, he probably times high somewhere during his start, or he wouldn't be a RB.
Well if you google as you say, there’s an article saying he had a better than expected pro day running a 4.6!
 

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He was in the doghouse and asked for his release and they wouldn't give it to him. They kept running Clyde Helaire who was awful and they never gave Jones a chance.
What he do…eat Andy’s donuts? Wasn’t Helaire injured much of the season?
 

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I suspect he might have been a product of the dime a dozen or 4th round picks
 

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We’re taking a Bijon if he is there. This is probably an insurance policy.
 

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While true, his didn’t even have a yard in the entire postseason last year and had 70 yards in the regular season.
What’s your point? Are you saying he sucks because he didn’t have a yard in the postseason and only 70 yards in the regular season?
 

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Just don’t see Jerry passing on the top RB on the board. Especially, with pollard coming off injury.
 

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Is he lightning quick? I’d never unless he has emmitt or Barry quickness
This is a MM pick, and mike has always favored bigger power backs, if you look at his GB years.
I think jones boys are getting the guys their coaches wanted, if they can get them at a decent or cheap price.
 

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I think I changed the title thread so it is what you intended.

Are you asking about Jones the RB the Cowboys signed today? The one with 2 Super Bowl rings?

2018 2nd rounder has won Super Bowls with Bucs, Chiefs. 505 carries, 2244 yards, 19 TDs in regular season. Helps fill void of Ezekiel Elliott release.
Taco got a ring, doesn't mean we should sign him. Rj was not the starting back on either SB team.
 
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