Originally posted on SteelerAddicts  |  Last updated 10/10/13
The Pittsburgh Steelers drafted OLB Jarvis Jones in the first round of the 2013 to pair with LaMarr Woodley mostly because of one thing. Jones was known in college for getting to the quarterback and tallied 28.5 sacks in only two seasons at Georgia. That being said, the Steelers are notorious for allowing their rookies to sit and develop no matter where they were taken. A lot of fans were up and down during the offseason on whether or not the team would even give Jones the opportunity to play much in his rookie season given the incumbent Jason Worilds. The worry was whether or not Jones would be able to learn the defense and if he would hold up against the run. Four weeks into the Steelers’ season, Jones is the starting OLB and in my opinion, he has held up very well in the run game. Unfortunately for the Steelers, we have yet to see the passing rushing skill that Jones displayed in college. The Steelers as a team only have four sacks on the 2013 season and three of those have come...
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