It took just three games, but
In 2011, the Ravens got just eight catches for 120 yards and no touchdowns from
But the offseason signing of Jones has made an impact of the offense that extends beyond box scores. Even if Jones is only getting a few looks per game, his presence has opened things up for teammates. With Jones and second-year wide receiver
"He's a great athlete, has some speed on the outside," Flacco said after Sunday's game. "Besides the fact that he and Torrey can take plays on the outside, they really free the other guys up underneath and let them go to work in man-to-man coverage and let Ray [Rice] go to work, and that just helps our whole offense out."
The presence of those other guys, though, has meant that Jones has only been on the field for 40 percent of the offensive snaps. He got a season-high 30 against the Patriots after playing 27 apiece against the
Last week, offensive coordinator
"It's just been huge, because you see the vertical threat, and his route technique, and his experience, his energy, his confidence," Cameron said of the former Houston Texan. "He picked up the system pretty seamlessly. I think that was huge. That's the one thing you never really know how a guy can pick the system up."