Seemed like when Jones got in the game he ran angry, aggressive, with purpose… not taking anything from fournette cuz he had an impact in the receiving game but Jones set the tone and was a threat on every play he was out there… I still think with Jones healthy should be the starter with 4nette right behind him.
I’d trust fournette over rojo personally. Fournette also the better receiver. Rojo is the better pure runner, sure. Gimme fournettes lack of fumbling & goal line presence, blocking, & receiveing over rojos.
Honestly while we continue to win, I don’t see anything to complain about in the RB situation. Glad that we didn’t NEED the rookie to perform this year, so he can marinate and hopefully mature into an NFL player for next year. Sure Fournette would like to stay, but at what price? As far as usage: a mix of both is working great, so I don’t have a problem with it. The way it worked last week was really more of a committee, so who the starter is, seems to have less relevance, though if Jones could help us avoid 3 and out on our first drive, that could be a big momentum boost.
I don’t think anyone is complaining but more of an observation… you see the difference when rojo is in and the team responds to him… again Fournette has done a really good job catching the ball but still looks like he’s running on quicksand…
Fournette will get you what the O-line blocks. Rojo will always get the extra yard or two. Guy just runs hard every single time.
There was a point there in the season where I think we all thought Fournette was a waste…but hes stepped up and played well. He isnt the prototypical pass catcher, but hes all we got in that department and Brady trusts him.
Definitely get where you’re coming from and its a tough call because neither is complete. I just think that Rojo seems on the verge of breaking it more often than Fournette, but agree his has shortcomings
Fournette has been solid but I think RoJo deserves more touches than Fournette. He’s so much more explosive. Since the Minnesota game Fournette is averaging 3.9 ypc and Jones is averaging 5.1 ypc. There’s no debate who should be carrying the ball more.
If we want to use Fournette as the third down back then by all means but RoJo should be getting 90% of the carries. Our offense is different with Jones in the game.
I think having both in the game at the same time would be interesting.
I totally agree here… saw a stat where it showed Fournette playing about 49 snaps out 72 where Rojo player 29… again i know we’re winning but we were winning with Rojo getting the bulk also.. I think the snaps for Rojo need to be higher that’s all
I trust Fournette a little more right now because of his receiving ability. Jones can catch too but more likely to drop a pass or fumble. That doesn’t mean we shouldn’t run Jones a lot too. I love our run game and if it works this weekend could really help the team win and get back to the super bowl!
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