Projected first-round pick Sidney Jones suffers Achilles injury during Pro Day

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Sidney Jones is a talented cornerback whose career with the Washington Huskies is expected to provide him the flawless launching point for a strong pro career. Sports' Eric Edholm reported, citing a source, that Jones "suffered what was believed to be a torn Achilles injury".

One of the Washington Huskies' most coveted National Football League draft prospects left Saturday's Pro Day workout on an equipment cart.

I personally think Jones is a tremendous prospect with a bright future.

The depth of this year's draft at corner won't do Jones any favors here.

None of the seven UW players invited to the combine in Indianapolis - Jones, Baker, defensive back Kevin King, receiver John Ross, tight end Darrell Daniels and defensive linemen Elijah Qualls and Joe Mathis - participated in any of Saturday's timing events. The last drill, last thing you've got to do, and that happens. The Huskies defensive back suffered a lower leg injury that could possibly be significant.

After the conclusion of his workout, Baker - a teammate of Jones' for three seasons on Montlake - said he was on his way to visit Jones in the Huskies' training room. He had the top times of anyone at the Combine in the three-cone drill (6.56 seconds) and the 20-yard shuttle (3.89 seconds).

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