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    Just putting it out there..

    Felix Jones might be the best RB on the roster not named "Bell".


    Would not be surprised if we have found a short term starter here.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Chadman View Post
    Felix Jones might be the best RB on the roster not named "Bell".


    Would not be surprised if we have found a short term starter here.
    So he did well tonight?? I haven't seen it, gotta wait til Sunday's replay.

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    averaged 4 yds a carry
    Have to wait for replay
    I wish people would/could leave politics out of a Steelers Football Forum.

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    Quote Originally Posted by thor75 View Post
    So he did well tonight?? I haven't seen it, gotta wait til Sunday's replay.
    14 carries for 56 yards, and yes Felix Jones looked good. he's gonna make the team...

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    Quote Originally Posted by hawaiiansteel View Post
    14 carries for 56 yards, and yes Felix Jones looked good. he's gonna make the team...
    nice, I know there's a big Dwyer following. I'm just not one of them.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chadman View Post
    Felix Jones might be the best RB on the roster not named "Bell".


    Would not be surprised if we have found a short term starter here.
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    If Felix can stay healthy and could carry the load, he's the best back on the roster. It's a big if, but he's a 5 YPC back. He runs like Warrick Dunn with speed. Gets his yards. Doesn't take a hit. But he's fragile. If somehow his health turned around, I think he's a better long term option than Bell. I think Howling could be good too. Heck anyone that can stay healthy has talent.

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    With the caveat that it was a 2nd string Jones showed vision and a ability to slash/cut back quickly in the hole.
    Coming out of Arkansas I thought that he was nothing but a homerun hitter.
    Dont think he could be a feature full time back all year with his injury record but he blocks well and catches out of the backfield.
    He did not look like he lost a step either.
    He was Jerry Jones love child so maybe he has a ****ty attitude and that is why they let him go?

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    I agree Chadman...Jones looked good. There is a problem. Redman, Dwyer, Jones, & Howling all looked better than Bell on the field. Hence "field". We all "expect" Bell to seize the roll as the feature but he won't be back until sometime hopefully before the bye. Bell hasn't proved anything yet so I think the Steelers need to find a way to keep all five until Bell gets healthy. Injuries to RBs can happen. It is possible by the time Bell is ready...There will not be 5 healthy backs.
    1. Josh Allen QB
    2. Armani Watts S
    3. Dallas Goedert TE

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    Has Bell proved anything?????

    Guy has few carries against "real" NFL players and can't stay healthy. He offers hope in practice but he has shown nothing when the real battle is going on.

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    Howling Jones and Dwyer all look great. Its not Bell who should be worried about losing his role. Its Redman who should be worried about losing his roster spot. I could see him getting cut. With roster spots at a premium thanks to our TE woes. Im not sure they keep 5 backs.

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