As it is for every rookie, Chris Jones’ adjustment to the NFL is a work in progress. The second-round selection out of Mississippi State — the Chiefs’ first draft pick — is working as a second-team defensive end as the team completed it second day in pads Tuesday.
“It’s a lot faster than college but that’s OK,” Jones said. “I have a lot to work on, a lot of details to clean up, just smaller details like my stepping, my eye and hand placement.”
Some other details to iron out come with his rookie status.
“I’m a rookie, so I’m going to get a hard time about everything,” Jones said. “I show up to the meeting room 10 minutes early, and I’m late. But it’s a good group of guys showing me the way.”
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Jones said he hasn’t developed a read on defensive coordinator Bob Sutton.
“I can’t tell when he’s happy or mad, he’s always the same,” Jones said.