Jacoby Jones: Why not Ravens repeat?

Jacoby Jones: Why not Ravens repeat?
February 9, 2013, 8:30 pm
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Don’t tell Jacoby Jones how the odds are stacked against a Ravens repeat in next season’s Super Bowl. Since the Broncos won back-to-back in the 1997 and 1998 seasons, only the Patriots, in the 2003 and 2004 seasons, have repeated in 15 years. In fact, those Patriots were the only team to even play in two straight Super Bowls in the past 15 years.

But Jones, speaking on the NFL Network on Friday, said there’s no reason the Ravens can’t win the NFL championship again.

“Why not? Yeah, we can. We have a great team,” Jones said (via Pro Football Talk). “We’re scary. Bernard Pierce, he’s a rookie — he can play. We have Ray [Rice], he comes out of the backfield catching the ball and running. And then we have young receivers that people don’t even know about. We’re scary. I want everybody to back to sleep on us like they did already.”

Jones — or “Big Play JJ,” as I just decided to call him — was asked whether he should have been Super Bowl MVP instead of Joe Flacco, given Jones’ 108-yard kickoff return for a touchdown and his 56-yard, fall-down-get-up-and-scamper TD reception.

“No. I just played my role,” Jones said. “I did my job that I was supposed to do. When they call your name, you have to show up and play your role. I played my role. Joe Flacco deserves it because if you see what he did in that postseason, he threw 11 touchdowns and no picks.”