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Washington CB Sidney Jones reportedly suffers torn Achilles

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  • By Mark E. Ortega NFL.com
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Standout cornerback Sidney Jones suffered an apparent lower leg injury at Washington's pro day on Saturday, according to reports. The Seattle Times reported Jones suffered a torn Achilles tendon.

NFL Network's Daniel Jeremiah reported he received texts from multiple scouts at the pro day saying it sounds like it is a significant injury. Jones was carted off the field.

Jones is ranked as NFL Network draft guru Mike Mayock's No. 1 cornerback in the 2017 NFL Draft. Jones ran a 4.47 40-yard dash in Indianapolis. In nearly every NFL.com mock draft, Jones comes off the board in the first 15 picks.

This is a potentially devastating blow to Jones. This tweet was posted to his account late Saturday:

We will update you on this story as we find out more information.

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