Slimmer Jones optimisitic about '06
An underachiever in 2005, Lions RB Kevin Jones is looking forward to a fresh start in a new offense, writes John Clayton.
Originally Published: August 11, 2006By John Clayton | ESPN.com
DETROIT, Mich. -- Here are five observations on the Detroit Lions:
1.Kevin Jones was supposed to have a breakout season in 2005. That didn't happen. He finished with a disappointing 664 yards and a 3.6-yard average.
"I think it was an adjustment last year," Jones said even though he wasn't making an excuse. "I think the head coach [Rod Marinelli] will try to establish the run."
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