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    shalisemyoung shalise manza young
    league source says journeyman DB Nathan Jones - another Rutgers product - will fill #Patriots open roster spot
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    Re: Nathan Jones

    Nathan Jones, WOW, 6'10" 300 pounds now that is a DB

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    Re: Nathan Jones

    I just saw that guy yesterday in a Jet Li movie. Hercules O'Brien. Guess it's destiny.
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    Re: Nathan Jones

    Another JAG....lovely
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    Re: Nathan Jones

    Maybe, but it's against the rules to field a team of 10 men.
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    Re: Nathan Jones

    What else do we get this time of year?


    Aren't too many all pro's sitting on their asses.
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    Re: Nathan Jones

    Does this guy push Edelman down one spot on the DB depth chart?
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    Re: Nathan Jones

    Jones definitely pushes Adams and Ventrone down one on the depth chart.

    BTW, after a few practices he could be gone.

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    Re: Nathan Jones

    Adams was released this morning.
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    Re: Nathan Jones

    Reebok should start making the Pats jersey's with velcro so they can change the names and numbers more easily.
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    Re: Nathan Jones

    Nathan Jones
    He's been gone too long!
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    Re: Nathan Jones

    Rutgers should probably just have its next reunion in Foxboro, yeah? Pats just need to go and get Alex Silvestro back.
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    Per Jeff Howe:

    Pats sign defensive back Nate Jones. The thing that sticks out to me would be his 59 special teams tackles.

    So perhaps the move has as much or more to do with special teams than it does with play in the secondary.
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    Breer tweeted this :

    "Nate Jones's a good dude. Excellent blitzer, believe it or not. ... And was mainly a slot corner in Dallas"
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    He also used to return kicks...maybe they want him to help out with that as well?
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    I would trade him straight up for Revis right now.
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    I dunno. The way Revis played against the Bills I think BB would have released him the next day too.
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    That would certainly be a welcome bonus - though I believe the Pats shortcomings in that area has as much or more to do with their blocking as it does with whomever is returning kicks.
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    It might be that BB values a JAG corner who is an above average ST player over someone who is just a JAG corner...although the "sorry I wasn't perfect" tweet suggests that there were other issues with Adams or that the coaching staff was not pleased with his performance this week.
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    And the balance of power in the AFC has just shifted.
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    I don't know; I've never heard anyone in the media call Revis "a good dude."
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    Lets be honest guys anyone who pushes Sergio Brown one more notch down the DB dept chart is alright in my book.;)
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    Hopefully he can avoid the injuries that derailed the last guy to wear his number with the Pats.

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    The photo makes me wonder if he had never met Belichick prior to this? I would assume he had, for a workout and interview prior to the signing. Or maybe he's just saying 'thanks for the opportunity, glad to be here'.


    Some more on Jones: The book on Nate Jones - espnBoston.com
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    this guy is going to surprise! ;)
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    another veteran back there won't hurt....
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    Considering our ST players are now starters he could end up starting this week.
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