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If you even take a thirty-second peek at Twitter right now, Jacoby Jones might have a "For Sale" sign in his front yard when he gets home this evening.
A few times this season, we have seen Jones play a punt on a hop and every time we said that he got lucky and that he should never do that. In fact, just last week on a podcast I said that something like that was going to burn him in the future. I had no idea that it would be on his first punt this week.
To come out and strike quickly with the first points of the game and then follow it up with a three and out, the Texans couldn't have hoped for a better start. The crowd was already starting to quiet down and if there is such a thing as momentum, Houston clearly had it. But then Jacoby pretty much just handed them a free touchdown.
Even before this play, there were plenty of people who wanted Jacoby Jones wearing another uniform next season. I was one of them. But now I'm not sure if there is any scenario that sees him returning to the team next year. He has now become one of the biggest goat's in Houston sports history. He is up there with Brad Lidge now as a guy that is always going to make fans think of one boneheaded play.
In the end, Jacoby is overpaid for a punt returner that has the ability to meltdown at any moment. He brings nothing to the passing game and he makes so many mental mistakes that it's time to end the experiment and cut ties with him.