Both the Chargers and the Chiefs could have a use for Jones. San Diego picks No. 18 and Kansas City at No. 21. San Diego appears to be a more likely candidate to move up than Kansas City. The Chargers — who moved up 16 spots last year to get Ryan Mathews — have extra picks in the second and third rounds.
It now seems certain if the Chargers want a crack at Jones, they better dig into their stash of draft picks.
“This is when it’s a critical time to work those players out. Not that you’re going to know every detail of them being able to drop into coverage, but you have to be able to look at them and see what their physical skills are when you work them out on campus or here, but then there’s also this other part that you can’t really tell until you see it, if he’s on your football team, whether he has the awareness, the spatial awareness, as a coverage guy.
“There are guys who can do both things right now.”
The incident, reported by the San Fransisco Chronicle from the NFL Scouting Combine, which was continuing Sunday, occurred when an agent from the Transportation Security Administration, which monitors all traveling NFL teams before stadium exits, said she saw the bag fall out of the unidentified player’s jacket pocket and suspected it to be cocaine.
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