Deion Jones among linebackers with highest coverage grades in 2017

12/07/2017 -- Atlanta, GA, - Atlanta Falcons middle linebacker Deion Jones (45) celebrates after incepting the ball during the fourth quarter of the game against the New Orleans Saints at Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Thursday, December 7, 2017.  The Falcons beat the Saints, 20-7. ALYSSA POINTER/ALYSSA.POINTER@AJC.COM
12/07/2017 -- Atlanta, GA, - Atlanta Falcons middle linebacker Deion Jones (45) celebrates after incepting the ball during the fourth quarter of the game against the New Orleans Saints at Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Thursday, December 7, 2017. The Falcons beat the Saints, 20-7. ALYSSA POINTER/ALYSSA.POINTER@AJC.COM

Credit: Alyssa Pointer

Credit: Alyssa Pointer

Atlanta Falcons linebacker Deion Jones was the highest graded coverage linebacker in 2017, according to Pro Football Focus.

With a 94.8 grade, Jones finished the season with the highest grade followed by Seattle Seahawks Bobby Wagner (93.5) and Chicago Bears Danny Trevathan (87.5).

In 2017, Jones had 138 combined tackles and three interceptions.

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