If you’re unfamiliar with Chad Jones‘ story, it’s a doozy.
Jones had just been drafted with the No. 76 pick in the 2010 draft by the Giants when his brand new car’s front-left tire got stuck in train tracks. He lost control of his car and it smashed into a telephone pole. Jones nearly had to have his left leg amputated due to severe injuries including a fractured tibia and fibula with muscle and nerve damage. His leg had giant gashes carved into it.
The LSU safety was cut by the Giants in May after he failed a physical, but now his NFL career could be starting anew. Jones had a workout with the Philadelphia Eagles on Monday, according to the USA Today. The workout was to keep tabs on Jones for the 2013 season.
“Leg feels great, man,” Jones said. “I feel good moving around on the field. I was moving around about 90 percent. My backpedal was crisp, my drive on the ball was good. I always have the ball skills, catching the ball. But I actually felt good being on another NFL field again...