Thomas Jones and the Kansas City Chiefs Are a Perfect Marriage

March 10, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Thomas Jones has signed with the Kansas City Chiefs and will form a two-headed beast with Jamaal Charles. This is the perfect landing spot for Jones.
He is getting up there in age, but he posted his best year ever last year with 1,402 yards, 14 touchdowns, and a 4.6 average. The 1,402 yards placed him at third in the NFL.
Although he had a career year, he has to hit the wall at some point. It may not be this year, but playing with Charles will lessen the work load on him.
Charles had a good year himself rushing for 1,120 yards and seven touchdowns. Together, Jones and Charles had 2,522 yards and 21 touchdowns.
Not a bad backfield for the Chiefs going into this year. They get the veteran savvy of Jones and the young legs of Charles. Not only will Jones produce on the field, but he will surely help with the development of Charles.
The different running styles are complimentary of each other, as Jones has a hard inside running style and Charles can bounce one outs...

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