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RB Matt Jones - Washington Redskins

6-2, 231Born: 11-17-1992College: FloridaDrafted: Round 3

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Summary

Matt Jones' future in Washington is in question after the team drafted Samaje Perine, who joins Robert Kelley in the competition for 1st and 2nd down touches. Jones burst onto the scene with a 123-yard, two touchdown performance in his second NFL game in 2015, but has never been the same. Jones' inability to stay in the lineup last year in spite of pedestrian alternatives speaks volumes. Jones is tentative and plays like a scatback in direct contradiction to his frame (6'2", 231 pounds). Speculation abounds that Jones will be a training camp casualty. If he remains on the roster, his fantasy value remains limited unless injuries befall both Kelley and Perine in the early season. (August 12)

FBG Staff Rankings

RB Redraft - 80, 59
RB Redraft PPR - 81, 59

Stats and Projections

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2015 WAS 13 144 490 3 25 19 304 1 4
2016 WAS 7 99 460 3 8 8 73 0 2
2017 PROJ-Henry 0 0 * * 0 * * *
2017 PROJ-Wood 0 0 * * 0 * * *
2017 PROJ-Tremblay 16 9 * * 1 * * *

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2017 Schedule

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4@ Kansas City Chiefs
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