NFL Draft 2013: Landry Jones shows 'no consistency', according to Mike Mayock

Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports

Once viewed as a potential first round pick, Landry Jones' draft stock has fallen and inconsistency is a big reason why.

Following his sophomore season at Oklahoma, Landry Jones was widely viewed as one of the top quarterbacks in college football and not only a potential first round pick, but a candidate to be a future No. 1 overall pick. Two up-and-down seasons later, Jones' stock has dropped considerably and inconsistency is a big reason why.

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NFL Network draft analyst Mike Mayock said Jones, like many quarterbacks in the 2013 NFL Draft, lacks consistency. Mayock said there are certain games where Jones looks like a first round pick and others where he plays like a fifth round pick. The talent is obvious, but as Mayock said, Jones fails to play at a high level on a week-to-week basis.

"I'm struggling with him," Mayock said, according to BuffaloBills.com. "I think ‑‑ I know he can make all the throws. I've seen him make all the throws, but like a lot of this year's quarterbacks, there is no consistency with this kid."

Inconsistent play has been an issue for a while with Jones. In October, ESPN draft analyst Todd McShay said he had never seen a quarterback with Jones' ability be so inconsistent with his confidence in the pocket. Jones has worked to improve his stock, including a nice performance at the Senior Bowl, but remains below the top quarterbacks in the draft. SB Nation's Dan Kadar ranked Jones as the No. 10 quarterback in the 2013 draft.

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