Ronald Jones II eyeing Rookie of the Year, Playoff Berth in Tampa

by Jody Smith | Buccaneers Correspondent | Mon, May 14th 10:13pm EDT

On his very first carry of minicamp, Tampa Bay second-round rookie running back Ronald Jones II showed impressive speed and agility and wowed many observers, including head coach Dirk Koetter. "You can see the guy has got juice," said Koetter. "I mean I'm sure everybody out here saw it. When he touches the ball, he's got a gear that we don't have on our team right now." (Rick Stroud (

Fantasy Impact:

Jones spent a lot of time working on his pass-catching throughout the first rookie minicamp, which might be the only question mark in his game. Selected with the 38th pick in the 2018 NFL Draft, Jones should have a clear path to a large role in a Tampa offense loaded with talented playmakers. Jones is a top-5 rookie pick and has a chance to make an immediate impact in a favorable situation.

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