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Chandler Jones Thought He'd Be A Jet

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Posted 05 May 2012 - 02:04 PM

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In the "Patriots All-Access" program airing Friday night on WBZ-TV in Boston, first-round draft choice Chandler Jones is interviewed by Scott Zolak. He is asked when things started to heat up for him in the NFL draft.

That's when Jones revealed he thought he'd be landing with a different AFC East team.

"Around 15 through 20. My agent was telling me, 'The Jets are getting ready to get you. The Jets called me. They're going to draft you.' So I am sitting here waiting. They were still on the clock and my phone didn't ring," Jones told Zolak.

The Jets, at No. 16, wound up selecting North Carolina defensive end/outside linebacker Quinton Coples.

About 30 minutes later, when Bill Belichick called to congratulate Jones on becoming a member of the Patriots, Jones said words couldn't describe how he felt.

This type of scenario happens often in the NFL, with teams telling players they have plans to draft them, before ultimately going in another direction. And there is always the possibility that something gets lost in translation in communications between teams, agents and players.

But nonetheless, this will be something interesting to follow in the years to come.

The Patriots and Jets, fierce rivals who meet twice a season, both selected defensive end/outside linebackers in the first round. The Jets had their choice and went with Coples. That opened the door for the Patriots to trade up to No. 21 for Jones, who thought he was going to the Jets.

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Posted 05 May 2012 - 03:32 PM

Not really sure that Chandler Jones is going to hold a grudge that is greater than the normal sense of rivalry between Pats and Jets players because of this. I think there's been a bit of journalistic licence used to make this into a story.
Teams picking in the middle of the first are bound to have told at least two players that they're 'their guy' given that who is available to that specific team is wholly dependent on those selecting before. And with the frenetic nature of the draft now - that teams only have ten minutes to choose (a third less time than just a few years ago) is significant - there are going to be players told a team will take them and end up slipping past that pick because there is so much for GMs, scouting directors and head coaches to do. There's fielding calls regarding trades, adjusting draft boards, discussing trades or potential risks in a pick, which are all more important than ringing a kid's agent to inform him of their interest.
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Posted 08 May 2012 - 08:31 PM

Dang! tough deal.
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