Braxton Jones the surprise of the Chicago Bears camp

Braxton Jones the surprise of the Chicago Bears camp

Considering it’s been 30 years since the Bears started an Opening Day rookie at left tackle, that’s a big deal.

Fifth-round draft pick Braxton Jones is still playing the job with starters a week into training camp, even after the Bears signed longtime left tackle from NFC North Riley Reiff.

Jones should be considered the surprise of training camp, even though he’s been training in the position with starters for half the offseason.

“Yeah, he just, you know, absorbed all the information on the run,” Bears coach Matt Eberflus said. “He did it and he shows that it’s not too big for him.

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