Almost seems like he's been rooting around the attic,in the dark, looking for his 'brand' and has finally realised he's 'scene shifter', a prompter. A Hendo clone. And will occasionally stamp his authority but in reality he's a co star.
And every club bar none needs this type of player. Consistent, reliable, solid, engine room. You know what you get from Jones and more importantly he knows, and understands his role, and he is now a very important player.