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It by no means hurts to have a revered veteran and future Corridor of Famer in your nook once you be a part of a brand new group.

That is the state of affairs Cardale Jones finds himself in at Los Angeles Chargers coaching camp, the place Antonio Gates could not assist however reward the quarterback’s athleticism.

“The ceiling is limitless for him,” Gates stated, in accordance with Tom Krasovic of The San Diego Union-Tribune. “Whether or not or not he will get there all is dependent upon the power to course of issues – on the power to work arduous and to make these sacrifices that he must make within the classroom and on the sector. And, he’s been doing an ideal job at that up to now.”

Jones had a troublesome time cracking the sector with the Buffalo Payments and it figures to be one other uphill battle in Los Angeles behind Philip Rivers and Kellen Clemens.

That stated, Jones owns a plethora of massive-recreation expertise from his time with Ohio State and with Rivers turning 36 later this season, maybe he’ll be a future choice for Anthony Lynn behind middle.

– With h/t to Across the NFL