Chandler Jones Comments on New Role with Cardinals, Playing vs. Patriots

June 12, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Chandler Jones can't wait to play against his former team in Week 1.
When the Arizona Cardinals' new pass-rusher found out he was playing the New England Patriots this season, he made sure to highlight Sept. 11 on his calendar.  
“When I first found out they were going to be on our schedule, I said that I was going to circle that game in red marker. It’s Week 1, so that’s even better," Jones said on SiriusXM NFL Radio last week (via ESPN.com's Mike Reiss). "The NFL already contacted me and told me I’d probably be miked up for that game. So that will be a fun game to listen to.”
Jones also talked about his transition to the Cardinals: "It’s going great. ... The biggest challenge is I’m playing outside linebacker now, a true outside backer, so I’m trying to get down the whole drops [into coverage] and everything. ... I’m excited for the challenges and new role."
The Patriots traded Jones, their first-round pic...

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