Felix Jones coming to the Eagles seems like a no-brainer for both sides. The Eagles wanted another talented RB to add to the mix. Jones wasn’t getting much in the way of free agent interest so now he comes to a team that can use his skill set and will likely play 3 RBs.
Matt Moseley writes for FOX Sports Southwest and offers a different take. I don’t think he’s very high on Jones. Here is the opening paragraph.
“The Dunkin’ Donuts stores in Greater Philadelphia received some wonderful news Tuesday when the Philadelphia Eagles signed former Cowboys running back Felix Jones to a one-year contract. The former Cowboys second-round pick showed up for training camp in July at least 10 pounds overweight, and promptly failed a conditioning test. “
The one point I would make to Moseley is that coming to Philly is perfect for Jones. Chip Kelly won’t allow Jones to be overweight. Kelly will have the nutrition guys all over Jones. They’ll be feeding him grass, soy, or cloud stew if that’s what it takes to get Jones into shape.
Jerry Jones country club ways are a thing of the past.