It came out of the blue, as signings this late in free agency often do. The Eagles signed veteran punter Donnie Jones to a one-year contract on Monday and the thought many had was: A punter? Really? Why? ... A more accurate series of questions should be: Why not sign Donnie Jones if you think he is an upgrade over Mat McBriar? Why wouldn't you be true to your word and upgrade every position possible if you think he is a better punter than Mat McBriar, who was released when Jones was signed on Monday?