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Seattle continues to add to defense with Nazair Jones

By PFF Analysis Team
Apr 29, 2017
Seattle Seahawks Nazair Jones

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CHAPEL HILL, NC - NOVEMBER 07: Nazair Jones #90 celebrates after a win against the Duke Blue Devils at Kenan Stadium on November 7, 2015 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. North Carolina won 66-31. (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)
  • With the 102nd overall pick Friday, the Seattle Seahawks added another piece to their defensive line by selecting Nazair Jones out of North Carolina.
  • His 24 run stops ranked tied for fifth among ACC defensive tackles in 2016.
  • Jones’ five QB hits tied for third among ACC DTs in 2016.
  • He missed only 2 tackles on 571 snaps in 2016.
  • Jones’ 86.5 run-defense grade ranked third in the ACC among defensive tackles.
  • His overall grade has ranked in the top five each of the past two seasons for ACC defensive tackles.

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