The Steelers finally ran out of patience with Jonathan Dwyer tired of his lack of dedication to his craft. In less than a week the team's leading rusher in 2012 went from being a starter for the final preseason game in Carolina to one of their final cuts.
Felix Jones who played well enough in a loss Thursday to the Panthers to convince the Steelers that Dwyer was no longer wanted on their 53-man roster.
Jones a former No. 1 draft choice of the Dallas Cowboys rushed for 56 yards on 14 carries and caught two passes for 9 yards against Carolina enough to earn him a spot as one of five running backs on the 53-man roster and push Dwyer out the door.
"His pedigree showed" Steelers coach Mike Tomlin said after the game. "His natural instincts showed."
But the question remains: Is this the Felix Jones who burst on to the NFL scene as a rookie in 2008 with a sensational opening three-game stretch?
Or the Felix Jones who failed a conditioning test in 2012 with the Cowboys and...