Chiefs’ Chris Jones Claims a ‘Rugby Friend’ Helped Him Plan for Eagles’ Tush Push

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Sports Illustrated

By Jelani Scott Chiefs star defensive tackle Chris Jones appears to have done some extra studying ahead of he and the defense’s next go-around at stifling the NFL’s most unstoppable play: the Eagles’ Brotherly Shove. Appearing on Thursday’s The Rich Eisen Show, Jones divulged one of the ways he’s been preparing for Philly’s special goal-line scheme when the Chiefs take the field in Week 11 for the highly-anticipated Super Bowl LVII rematch on Monday Night Football. The strategy, according to Jones? Enlisting the guidance of a “rugby friend” for tips on counteracting a play that borrows much of…

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