MANNY VELASQUEZTUCSON, AZ
I'm very excited to see what Andy Jones has to offer. Can you ask the coach how excited they are to see what he can bring to the table and help Dez Bryant and Jason Witten?
Bryan:I am interested as well to see how he takes to this NFL coaching. Just some thoughts I had on him: Catches the ball well on the move. Tremendous concentration. Sideline awareness for his feet. More physical than quick. Not an explosive player. Has a hard time getting away from people. Will adjust to the ball. Can make the contested catch. Will catch the ball in traffic. Has receiver traits to work with but doesn't have that extra gear as a route runner which might hold him back.
Rob:Jason Garrett was asked about Jones at rookie minicamp and said the undrafted receiver has a strong frame (6-1, 217) and he's a good athlete. He comes from a smaller program, Jacksonville, but impressed scouts at his pro day with a reported 41.5-inch vertical leap and he ran a 4.5-second 40-yard dash. He got the highest signing bonus of the team's rookie free agents ($15,000), so you know they like him. Will Fuller is another rookie wideout with upside.
ALFRED SALINASDONNA, TX
Which is the best position fit for Damien Wilson and Mark Nzeocha? Who do they need to beat out to make this team?
Bryan: I like Damien Wilson playing as a MIKE and Mark Nzeocha lining up as the SAM. There is a side of me that believes that Nzeocha could win that job over Kyle Wilber. Big fan of his length and power at the point of attack along with his ability to chase the ball when it goes away from him.
Rob: Nzeocha is an excellent athlete and I agree he might have a chance for snaps on the strong side after missing most of his rookie year recovering from a college knee injury. Wilson started off on the weak side last summer but worked at multiple spots. Maybe undrafted rookie Deon King enters the competition for a roster spot. King led the nation with 163 tackles last year. He's a smaller linebacker at 220 pounds but can really run; probably best suited for the weak side.