It has basically been a given ever since the Baltimore Ravens traded WR Anquan Boldin this offseason that Jacoby Jones will be a starting wide receiver for the 2013 season. The question that is being overlooked is whether or not Jones will see less time as a returner.
If you look around the NFL, you will be hard pressed to find a starting wide receiver that returns kicks or punts as the primary option, nonetheless return both kicks and punts. So will Head Coach John Harbaugh still put Jacoby back to return kicks and punts as Baltimore’s primary option, while still allowing him to be a starting wide receiver?
Of course Harbaugh and the coaching staff have been quiet on this matter because there is no need to make that decision right now because Baltimore could still make a move for another wide receiver that would put Jones back in the three spot in the wide receiver core, thus keeping him more fresh.
In 2011, Jones started 10 games at wide receiver for the Houston Texans and put up ...