Head coach Bruce Arians didn’t set that role during a Wednesday video conference, but he did provide some sense of how things are going to look in the backfield this season. Arians said that Ronald Jones is the No. 1 back and that everything else is to be determined as the team goes through training camp.
“RoJo is the main guy; he’ll carry the load,” Arians said, via the team’s website. “All of those other guys are fighting for roles – [for] who goes in second when he gets tired, maybe who is the third-down guy. But they’re all fighting for a role and special teams will have a lot to do with that.”
Jones may have had a premonition about how the depth chart will stack up. He said in July that he feels he’s in a “great position” to succeed during his third NFL season.