Sean Jones: The Steal of Free Agency


Published: March 10, 2009


... Sean Jones. I bet you bust out with, "Who?!?"

In case you have been shielded from the world for the past week or so, the Eagles have brought in former Cleveland Browns safety, Sean Jones, to fill the void that Brian Dawkins left when he departed after 13 memorable seasons in Midnight Green.

Now, there is no "replacing" a Brian Dawkins, but bringing in a player with the hidden talents of Sean Jones is a very positive thing. Like two players I have already profiled (O.J. Atogwe and Ron Bartell) Jones is a very good defender, stuck on a horrible defense.

Over the past three seasons, Jones ranks third in the NFL in interceptions with 14. He has some great company above him though, O.J Atogwe (16) and Ed Reed (21).

He has been known in Cleveland as a very good hitter, tenacious ball hawk, and a gambler in the secondary, exactly what defensive coordinator Jim Jonson likes in a defensive back.

This is a step in the right direction for the Eagles....

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