After one of the more interesting collegiate quarterback careers in recent years, Ohio State's Cardale Jones has officially signed his rookie contract with the Buffalo Bills. The team announced the deal this afternoon, which completes the Bills' rookie class.
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Jones is viewed as a bit of a project, which works for the Bills, who got a surprisingly strong season out of starter Tyrod Taylor last season. Jones is expected to learn and develop early in his NFL career, and head coach Rex Ryan is excited to see about the progress he makes.
“I’m excited about him because he’s a big, raw talent and does he have to come a long way? There’s no question about that,” said head coach Rex Ryan. “But, shoot, he’s almost in a perfect situation and we’ll see how he develops. I think the other two guys, with Tyrod and EJ (Manuel) here, I think that’s going to be a great mix. And you know, he can just watch these guys and learn and he has a great position coach in David Lee so, we’ll see what happens down the road with him.”
Jones was a fourth round pick, taken 139th overall in the NFL Draft.
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