Latest on Philadelphia Eagles CB Sidney Jones including news, stats, videos, highlights and more on NFL.com (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Sidney Jones . Originally selected by the Eagles in the 2nd round (43rd overall) of the 2017 NFL Draft, Sidney Jones recorded career highs with 10 PDs and 2 INTs during the 2019 season. Prior to the NFL Scouting Combine, he was ranked as the fifth-best cornerback in the draft by Pro Football Focus. Sidney Jones is arguably the best corner back in this highly rated draft class. Jones was projected to be a top-10 pick in the 2017 NFL Draft before going down with a torn Achilles. Jones played collegiately at the University of Washington, where he was a two-time f Heal up …
While Achilles injuries have in some cases been career-ending, there have been quite a few examples in recent years of players who recover to their full prior ability. Team Round PK(OVR) PHI: 2: 11(43) 2016 NCAA Football Stats. 8. Follow full coverage of Sidney Jones during the 2017 NFL Draft on ESPN.com. CB; Junior; 6-0, 186 lbs; Washington; Scouts Grade; Position Rank; Overall Rank; 40-YD Dash 4.47; Conference TBD; 2017 Draft Pick Info. Sidney is one of the 3 corners I believe in this draft that can start day #1, hold down the #1 corner position, and make an impact. Jones, formerly a surefire first-round selection in the 2017 draft, tore his Achilles at his pro day and subsequently fell to the second round, where the Eagles gambled on him with the 43rd overall pick. Sidney Jones 2017 NFL Draft profile including player stats, videos, combine results, and expert analysis. 7. Coming out of college, Jones was projected as a first-round pick by scouts and analysts. CB Sidney Jones Obviously, Jones has been a huge disappointment since the Eagles drafted him in the second round in 2017, but at least he showed a couple brief flashes last year that give us hope. Sidney Jones: Pos: CB, Career: 22 G, Eagles 2017-2019, born CA 1996 Sidney Jones. Tough break for #1 CB prospect in the 2017 NFL Draft, Sidney Jones going down with a leg injury at University of Washington NFL Pro Day. Quarterbacks were always afraid to throw his way because he gave their favorite targets virtually no room to operate. Turns 25: April 29, 2021. Tackles Sacks INT; 55 — 2: … He attended the combine and decided to forgo performing the bench press.On March 11, 2017, Jones participated in Washington's pro day. Sidney Jones is every Pac-12 offensive coordinators worst nightmare and it shows every single game you watch him play. Professional career. Sidney Jones Why the NFL Scouting Combine should stop doing physical drills Spreadsheet and spider-graph crusaders everywhere, grab your torches and pitchforks. SEATTLE, WA - SEPTEMBER 17: Defensive back Sidney Jones #26 of the Washington Huskies defends against the Portland State Vikings on September 17, 2016 at Husky Stadium in Seattle, Washington. Latest on Philadelphia Eagles cornerback Sidney Jones including news, stats, videos, highlights and more on ESPN Jones runs the routes with receivers and prevents them from getting separation. By PFF.com Feb 16, 2017 • Philadelphia Eagles. PFF scouting report: Sidney Jones, CB, Washington. Regardless, any team that picks up the talented corner is sure to have a day one starter on their hands.
Jones also is tall and physical to take on big receivers. Jones also is a willing run defender.
Jones is a first round talent that may slip only due to team needs in the first round. Follow full coverage of Sidney Jones during the 2017 NFL Draft on ESPN.com. He has quick feet and is very agile, plus can flip his hips open and run with receivers down the field. He is an asset in the red zone and able to win on 50-50 throws. While some may like other attributes from other players there’s no denying what Jones can bring to the table.