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Chiefs top draft pick Chris Jones making progress on and off field

Chiefs defensive tackle Chris Jones (left)
Chiefs defensive tackle Chris Jones (left)

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.

Blair Kerkhoff: 816-234-4730, @BlairKerkhoff