Originally posted on Eagles Eye  |  Last updated 5/15/13
On the surface the signing of Felix Jones makes roster sense for the Eagles.           Felix Jones, RB, 5-10, 217, 5th year out of Arkansas, drafted in 1st round by Dallas in 2008. Jones averaged close to 5.0-yards per carry throughout his career and is a very capable return man- an area where the Eagles could certainly improve. Jones averaged 24.0 yards per kickoff return throughout his career. While he only has one KR touchdown, he has longs of 69 yards and 41 yards. Any real impact Jones can have on the Eagles will depend on his health- something that has been a problem for him throughout his career. Jones has played in 16 games just twice in five years. If healthy, however, Jones could be a potential steal for Chip Kelly and an Eagles offense that seems to be a perfect fit for the former Arkansas Razorback. One thing Kelly is expected to do in his offense is get the Eagles running backs into space with the ball. Like LeSean McCoy, Jone...
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