Originally posted on The Football Fan Spot  |  Last updated 5/8/12
Jones is a pretty mediocre receiver. He’s been given plenty of chances to lock down a starting job with the Texans, but struggled to hold off Kevin Walter. He’s never gone over 51 catches for 562 yards in a season, which he did in 2010. Last year, even with Andre Johnson missing a lot of time, he still managed just 31 catches for 512 yards.He’s a decent return man, but shouldn’t be anything other than a #3 or #4 receiver. There’s a reason the Texans cut him to save 3 million dollars, after they couldn’t find a suitor for his contract through a trade. The Ravens needed receiver depth behind Anquan Smith and Torrey Smith because they have no proven depth, but I don’t understand why they forked over 7 million over 2 years to get him. That’s a lot to pay for a mediocre player, especially one available this late in the offseason and one who no one would pay 3 million in a trade a week ago.Grade: C- 
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