RB Taiwan Jones spent all training camp trying to impre...

Buffalo News - [Full Article]

RB Taiwan Jones spent all training camp trying to impress the Oakland Raiders with his speed.

Now they're trying to get the rookie running back to slow down.

Even he admits that might be a pretty tough challenge.

"My biggest problem is when I hear 'Hike!' I just want to go," Jones said Tuesday. "A lot of times you have to be more patient and let the blocks develop. I just have to remind myself to slow down."

After missing a large chunk of camp with a slight hamstring pull, Jones has a lot of ground to make up in a very short time.

Jones looked plenty quick in his debut last weekend against New Orleans when he ran for 81 yards, including a 22-yard touchdown, caught two passes and returned a kickoff.

"I'm not surprised, and I think he can do more," Raiders coach Hue Jackson said. "I think he has a bright future ahead of him but again, that was one outing. He needs to do it consistently in order to be talked about as one of these really good players."

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