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The Anticipated Sidney Jones Debut Is Here

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The Eagles Give The Green Light On The Anticipated Sidney Jones Debut

It’s been one heck of a rollercoaster ride for rookie cornerback Sidney Jones this season. The Philadelphia Eagles knew when they drafted Jones in the second round of the 2017 NFL Draft; he wouldn’t be allowed to play until late in the regular season. Jones’ Achilles injury forced him to watch from the sidelines, and some believe that might prove to be a blessing in disguise. The Eagles currently own a 13-2 record and have achieved every possible goal a team had for the regular season. Philadelphia clinched their division, a first-round bye and, put a cherry on top with home-field advantage in the postseason. If that’s not a marvelous regular season, then I don’t know what is. The only thing that’s missing is the anticipated Sidney Jones debut, and that will happen on Sunday, just like TSJ’s Robert Bolen predicted.

What Fans Should Expect From Jones NFL Debut

Sidney Jones won’t play the majority of the snaps. It’s because he’s coming back from a severe injury and the game against the Dallas Cowboys is his first official NFL game. The rookie will get a chance to get some tackles and break some passes, but that’s about it. The Eagles just want him to experience the speed of an NFL game and show the coaching staff that he can play without fear. It’s normal for players to have a mental struggle when they come back from an injury and Jones’ psychological strength will be tested.

Philadelphia Is Doing The Right Thing By Letting Jones Play

The decision to let Jones play will turn the heads of some Eagles fans. Some will think the team rushed him back because the Eagles want to go all out for the Super Bowl this season. They’re right. The Eagles should go all out for the Super Bowl because opportunities like these don’t often come in the NFL. Philadelphia is one win away from having the best regular season record in the team’s 84-year history. This team has the playmakers on both offense and defense to go on a Super Bowl run. If the anticipated Sidney Jones debut can help us win the whole thing, I can dig it.