The early signs are good that Jones will improve in his sophomore year. He landed in the best situation of his quarterback class but he wasn’t perfect throughout the season. But he did enough to provide the Patriots with enough optimism that they made the right call.
Meanwhile, Jones bulked up over the summer and shed some of the baby fat he carried at Alabama. However, there is pressure on the young man as the Pats hope to close the gap between them and Buffalo. The NFL is a ruthless industry and New England expects to win (via Yahoo!).