Super Bowls are the deciding factor. Vick got them close, to the 2004 NFC championship game. All the moments, high and low, are well-documented. It can’t be denied that he took them nearly to the summit.
Matt Ryan isn’t an MVP candidate without Jones. He and the Falcons wouldn’t have gotten close in 2012 without Jones. His injuries over the years particularly his broken foot the year after the NFC title game run have derailed the Falcons more than any personnel or coaching deficiencies.
Jones has been that good, and that important, and that much of a game-changer. His touchdown catch just before halftime Sunday, his catch-and-run-and-stiff-arm 73-yarder in the second half and his leaping, flipped-on-his-head catch after that they weren’t all the proof he’s ever given over the years, but they were all the proof anyone needed of his value to his team.
Since entering the league, only five players have more than his 497 catches and that’s with the 11 1/2 games he missed in that 2013 season. Only Antonio Brown has more than his 7,610 yards; only Calvin Johnson had more than his 96.3 yards per game, and he’s one of just 10 players with at least 40 touchdown catches.
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Ryan is an outstanding man. This decision was reached with a heavy heart, Irsay said Saturday. As part of this organization, he worked tirelessly to make us better. He has a record to be proud of.
It was a tough decision, well thought out. In the end, it was the right decision for the Colts.