Jarvis Jones a rookie starter?
July, 1, 2013
By Tim Kavanagh | ESPN.com
Due to the intricacies of playing the OLB position in Dick LeBeau's defensive scheme with the Pittsburgh Steelers, the trend has been that rookies do not start in one of those spots; the last time a defensive rookie at any position started right away was 2001, in fact. So despite the fact that Jarvis Jones was the club's first-round selection this offseason, there has been talk that he'd play a backup role while he got his feet wet, with Jason Worilds manning the spot opposite LaMarr Woodley. But perhaps the trend will be broken by the Georgia product this fall.
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