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Speedy back turning heads, has three visits this week

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08:05 AM ET 04.19 | Fans love speed, and RB Taiwan Jones out of Eastern Washington sure can fly. Jones made big headlines last week when he posted blistering 40-yard dash times of anywhere from 4.24-4.31 on his first attempt and 4.27-4.35 during his second attempt during his personal pro day for over 20 NFL teams. Most running backs that run that well are typically very small, but Jones isn't small. ... Jones is scheduled to visit the Miami Dolphins, Oakland Raiders and San Francisco 49ers this week.

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April 19, 2011  09:15 AM ET

I guess the question is how elusive can you be not how fast you can run straight

April 19, 2011  09:40 AM ET

Taiwan Jones...sounds more like a bantam weight boxer or a stunt double in a Kung Fu movie. Great name.

April 19, 2011  09:42 AM ET

Its a bird..no its a plane... no its "Speedy Back"

April 19, 2011  09:44 AM ET
QUOTE(#4):

Taiwan Jones...sounds more like a bantam weight boxer or a stunt double in a Kung Fu movie. Great name.

If he's any good... he is a marketing executive's dream!

April 19, 2011  09:51 AM ET
QUOTE(#3):

I guess the question is how elusive can you be not how fast you can run straight

Agreed. Speed can get you killed. At the right angle a really fast back getting hit squarely, can be like running into a brick wall.

April 19, 2011  10:17 AM ET

i guess taiwan is a better name choice than de'taiwan or la'taiwan...

<making lemonade>

April 19, 2011  10:52 AM ET
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Where'd he go? Wow, he's like lightning. There he goes again. He's quick!

But is he football fast? Meaning is he fast with all the pads?

April 19, 2011  11:36 AM ET

He was a team unto himself when I saw him play last year. He's the real deal. Better than LT who I also saw play. Better.

April 19, 2011  11:46 AM ET
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This man is so fast he can dodge rain drops.Nothing?

...that's a boxing term.

April 19, 2011  12:20 PM ET

About the same size as Chris Johnson ......he seems to be doing OK for the Titans.

April 19, 2011  12:55 PM ET

He may be fast, but it looks like he forgot the ball in the picture.

April 19, 2011  01:02 PM ET
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He may be fast, but it looks like he forgot the ball in the picture.

In that picture he's chasing a DB that recovered a fumble.

 
April 19, 2011  01:12 PM ET

6' 194 lbs. he's listed at.

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