NEWS HEADS: Chris Jones says he’s going to be the best defensive player in the NFL

On Wednesday night, Kansas City Chiefs defensive tackle Chris Jones wide Prediction, tweeting that he will win the NFL Defensive Player of the Year award for the 2023 season.

Jones, 28, is coming off his only first-team All-Pro season (he made the second team on three occasions). In 2022, Jones compiled a regular season 15.5 sacks, 44 tackles (30 solo), 29 quarterback strikes, four passes deflected, two forced fumbles, and one fumble recovery. He also recorded the first two playoff sacks of his seven-year career.

Earlier in the season, it was suggested that he would win the NFL MVP Award; This looks a little more realistic.


Entering the year 2023, our friends are in DraftKings Sportsbook You currently have Jones in the five-way tie for the seventh-best odds of winning the jackpot at +2500 (meaning a $100 bet would earn you $2,500).

At the time of this writing, Dallas Cowboys quarterback Micah Parsons (+650), Cleveland Browns defensive end Miles Garrett (+750), Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback TJ Watt (+850), and San Francisco 49ers defensive end Nick Bosa ( +1,200), Las Vegas Raiders defensive end Maxx Crosby (+1,500) and New York Jets cornerback Sauce Gardner have shorter odds than Jones (+1,500).


However, odds are only part of the equation, as Jones’ bold predictions on Twitter have often come true over the years. On January 21, 2018, when the defensive tackle watched the New England Patriots take on the Jacksonville Jaguars in the AFC Championship, Chirp heads there will be next year.

Sure enough, the Jones Chiefs were up against the Patriots in the next AFC Championship game.

After losing the conference title to the Patriots, Jones had another prediction. He. She It came to him after New England beat the Los Angeles Rams 13-3 in the Super Bowl.

Jones was right – and he is He would shoot again after the Rams beat the Cincinnati Bengals in Super Bowl LVI.

Gonstradamus, indeed.

Of course, the Chiefs and Jones representatives have some work to do after he chose to skip offseason workouts. The defensive tackle is seeking a lucrative contract extension, and Kansas City has maintained that it is optimistic both sides will reach an agreement before camp begins or shortly thereafter.

Assuming Jones’ latest bold predictions are correct, a deal any time now should lead to a deal.

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