March: Chris Jones
Chris Jones; the Dallas Cowboys Swiss army knife. Jones played college football at Carson-Newman College, a left-footed kicker, and right-handed passer.
Jones was signed as an undrafted free agent by the Cowboys in 2011. He was released before the season started, then was signed to the team’s practice squad later filling in for an injured Mat McBriar in two games.
In 2012, the Cowboys decided to not resign McBriar and Jones entered the season as the starter.
In Week 16 of the 2016 season on a Monday Night Football game against the Detroit Lions, Jones garnered attention from social media for a big hit on Lion’s returner Andre Roberts during a fourth quarter punt return. Jones known for many big plays, including this fake punt in Week 15 against the Oakland Raiders.
Published by: Nicco Vocaturo