If the Indianapolis Colts are to make a true run at the Super Bowl, they know they’ll need a greater contribution from their defense, specifically in stopping the run.
That became evident during the Colts’ AFC title game loss to New England, when the Patriots ran for 177 yards on the ground.
Fortunately for the Colts, they believe they have a man on the roster who can help – when he’s healthy. Last offseason, the team spent big to bring in defensive tackle Arthur Jones, but an injury-plagued 2014 rendered Jones largely ineffective.
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Jones suffered a high ankle sprain in Week 2 and never fully recovered. The 28-year-old appeared in just three games during the regular season, totaling 15 tackles and 1.5 sacks.