Draft Scout Snapshot: A closer look at the Steelers' picks: Round 4/115 - Landry Jones, QB, 6-3, 221, Oklahoma...Started all four years (50 games) and set Big 12 and Oklahoma records with 16,646 yards and 123 touchdowns. Steelers not looking for Ben Roethlisberger's replacement but to get younger at the position after years of Charlie Batch/Byron Leftwich. - The Sports Xchange
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11/23/15 - QB Landry Jones practiced on Monday and said there are no problems with the ankle that was injured against Cleveland. He will be the backup to Ben Roethlisberger this week in Seattle.
11/18/15 - QB Landry Jones, who sustained an ankle injury against Cleveland, is expected to practice next week and should be well enough to serve as the backup to Ben Roethlisberger when the Steelers visit Seattle on Nov. 29.
10/26/15 - In his first NFL start, Landry Jones was 16-for-29 for 209 yards with one touchdown and two interceptions. He also lost a fumble when he was sacked late in the game.
10/25/15 - QB Landry Jones made his first NFL start and it was not a pretty performance. Jones completed 16 of 29 passes for 209 yards, but threw a pair of interceptions and lost a fumble when he was sacked. "I don't think I played very well," Jones said. "I've got to make more plays out there. I can't turn the ball over. There were so many opportunities that I could have gone out there and won that game."
10/20/15 - QB Landry Jones is preparing to start Sunday's game, coach Mike Tomlin said.
However, the Steelers are also welcoming Ben Roethlisberger back to practice and if he completes multiple practices unscathed, he could return from a sprained MCL and bone bruise after missing just three games.
09/29/15 - QB Landry Jones will dress for his first game in his three seasons since the Steelers drafted him in the fourth round from Oklahoma in 2013. He will serve as No. 2 and head coach Mike Tomlin said they have no plans to sign a third quarterback while Ben Roethlisberger is out.
08/31/14 - QB Landry Jones, a fourth-round pick in 2013, made the team again despite poor showings in practice and in preseason games for a second year.
08/11/14 - QB Landry Jones, No. 3 since his rookie season last year, took snaps with the second-team offense in practice Monday.
09/01/13 - QB Landry Jones (fourth round) becomes the highest-drafted player at his position to make the team as a rookie since Ben Roethlisberger (1st) in 2004.
06/13/13 - QB Landry Jones signed with the Pittsburgh Steelers, who know have their entire draft class under contract.
Financial terms of the four-year deal were not disclosed.
Landry was drafted in the fourth round after setting an Oklahoma career record by starting 48 consecutive games. He als set school and Big 12 Conference career records by completing 1,388 of 2,183 passes for 16,646 yards and 123 touchdowns.
Landry isn't necessarily viewed as the heir apparent to Ben Roethlisbeger. While he set numerous passing records at Oklahoma, he never developed into the elite pro prospect the Sooners envisioned after a stellar freshman season taking over for Sam Bradford.
Jones needs to prove he can make solid progressions through his routes and make the transition to playing under center in the NFL. And while Jones has a strong arm, he lacks consistent accuracy to all levels.
This year, Jones will compete with veterans Bruce Gradkowski and John Parker Wilson as the Steelers attempt to get younger behind Roethlisberger after years of relying on Charlie Batch and Byron Leftwich.