The Washington Redskins have signed Jones and waived injured cornerback Crezdon Butler.|||||||
Jones spent training camp with the Redskins, but was cut at the end of preseason. He previously played three seasons with the Cincinnati Bengals and two with the Jacksonville Jaguars.
The Jaguars signed cornerback David Jones to a contract.|||||||
Jones played in 16 games, with five starts, last season for Jacksonville. He spent the 2011 preseason with the club. He was placed on injured reserve on Sept. 3 and reached an injury settlement a week later. Jones, a fifth-round draft pick by New Orleans in 2007, has 74 tackles, one interception and one fumble recovery in five seasons.
The Jaguars placed Jones on injured reserve.|||||||
Jones is done for the season.
The Jaguars received Jones and a conditional draft pick from the Bengals in a trade completed after teams made final cuts to get down to the 53-man roster limit. Cincinnati got former first-round pick Reggie Nelson from Jacksonville in a trade of defensive backs on Saturday.|||||||
Jones was New England's fifth-round draft pick out of Division II Wingate in 2007. The Bengals claimed him off waivers that year. He was primarily an extra cornerback in three seasons with Cincinnati, starting seven games in 2008 after Johnathan Joseph got hurt. He has not intercepted a pass.