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Reports: Eagles Keeping Eye On RBs

Jones was an explosive open-field runner for FCS National Champion Eastern Washington, who gained 1,742 rushing yards and added 342 receiving yards for an average of 201.75 all-purpose yards per game which was the second-highest average in the FCS among running backs. He also found the end zone 17 times as he earned Big Sky Co-Offensive Player of the Year honors last season. He can also return kicks as he owns a career-long 93-yard return for a touchdown. However, a foot injury kept him out of the playoffs and sidelined him for the Scouting Combine. Jones is working out for NFL teams, per Caplan, on April 14.

It is quite possible that the 5-11, 194-pound Jones will post the fastest 40-yard dash time of all running backs available to be drafted this year at his workout. Pending on his workout, Caplan stated that Jones could be selected on the draft's second day (Rounds 2 and 3).

The 6-0, 225-pound Green was also ultraproductive as he became the first Hawaii running back to rush for 1,000 yards (1,199) in a season since 1992. He led the nation with an 8.2 yards per carry average and scored 17 touchdowns. Green also caught 27 passes for 363 yards last season. Tony Pauline from pegged Green as a sixth-round pick.

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