The Enigma That is Jacoby Jones


Published: September 20, 2009

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... potential, Jones has yet to make meaningful impact in his three NFL seasons.  Sure, he did have  two punt return touchdowns in 2008.  But he hasn't done much else since.

Similarly, the Texans have accumulated NFL caliber talent. But they have yet to take the next step and become a playoff team. The answer as to why the team, or Jones, has not taken the next step is not clear cut.

Jacoby Jones, out of Lane College, is blessed with speed to accompany his 6'2" frame.  He can beat almost any defensive back in the league in terms of speed. In addition to running like a deer, Jones is quick and can leap.

But, Jones has hands made of stone. In 32 career games, Jones has 20 catches. He also has seven fumbles and countless drops. 

On back to back plays against the Tennessee Titans, Jones dropped one pass and scored on the next play. Even on the touchdown, the ball rolled loose as Jones rolled into the end zone.

Every time he's involve...

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