Sid Hartman: Daronte Jones leads young Vikings cornerbacks

Daronte Jones became the Vikings defensive backs coach this year, working with a group that lost veteran starters Trae Waynes, Xavier Rhodes and Mackensie Alexander in free agency and didn’t have the benefit of a standard training camp.Jones, 41, spent the past two seasons as Bengals defensive backs coach. He said coming to work for Vikings coach Mike Zimmer — who first made his name as a defensive backs guru with the Cowboys — was a challenge and a reason to join the club.“I have a great opportunity to learn from a great mind like Mike,” said Jones, who coached at Wisconsin in 2015 before mak…

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