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Donnie Jones

Donnie Jones - #8 - P

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 2"/ 221 lbs.
Birthday 07/05/1980
Birthplace Baton Rouge, LA
College LSU
Years played 10
Drafted 2004, 7th round, 23rd pick by Seahawks

Foles not lock as Eagles' backup QB

Posted Aug. 12, 2012 @ 4:29 p.m. ET
Rookie Nick Foles had a great debut in the preseason opener, but let's not annoint him the backup to Michael Vick just yet.

Eagles QB Vick injures hand

Posted Aug. 09, 2012 @ 9:06 p.m. ET
QB Michael Vick left the Eagles’ preseason opener after injuring his left (throwing) hand. Vick hit teammate Jason Kelce’s helmet on his follow through.

Reid returns to Eagles after son's funeral

Posted Aug. 08, 2012 @ 12:12 p.m. ET
Andy Reid has returned to the Eagles a day after his 29-year-old son's funeral.

More than 900 people attend Garrett Reid's funeral

Posted Aug. 07, 2012 @ 3:22 p.m. ET
More than 900 people packed a Pennsylvania church for the funeral service of Garrett Reid, son of Eagles coach Andy Reid.

Reid releases statement after son's passing

Posted Aug. 06, 2012 @ 6:20 p.m. ET
Eagles head coach Andy Reid released a statement Monday on behalf of his family one day after the death of his son, Garrett.

Eagles owner says Reid will be coaching again later this week

Posted Aug. 05, 2012 @ 5:58 p.m. ET
Eagles chairman and CEO Jeffrey Lurie said he believes Andy Reid will be back coaching later this week.

Oldest son of Eagles' Reid found dead

Posted Aug. 05, 2012 @ 12:03 p.m. ET
Garrett Reid, the oldest son of Eagles head coach Andy Reid, was found dead at the site of Eagles training camp Sunday morning.

Eagles send Fokou, Lloyd to Colts for Thomas

Posted Aug. 02, 2012 @ 6:19 p.m. ET
The Eagles traded LBs Moise Fokou and Greg Lloyd to the Colts for CB Kevin Thomas and a conditional seventh-round pick for 2013.

Report: Eagles' Babin out 2-3 weeks

Posted July 31, 2012 @ 9:02 a.m. ET
Eagles DE Jason Babin is expected to miss 2-3 weeks with a calf injury, Reuben Frank of CSNPhilly.com reported Tuesday.

Eagles WR Cooper fractures collarbone

Posted July 28, 2012 @ 5:37 p.m. ET
Eagles WR Riley Cooper suffered a left collarbone fracture in Saturday’s practice, the team confirmed.

Notebook: Pondering the NFL rushing-title race

Posted July 26, 2012 @ 3:03 p.m. ET
PFW's Mike Wilkening handicaps the contenders for the NFL rushing title, a subject which can be wagered upon in Las Vegas.

Eagles hire six coaching interns

Posted July 26, 2012 @ 12:37 p.m. ET
The Eagles announced the hiring of six interns for the 2012 coaching staff, including Correll Buckhalter and Greg Lewis.

Eagles sign P McBriar

Posted July 25, 2012 @ 8:13 a.m. ET
The Eagles signed former Cowboys P Mat McBriar to a one-year deal, the team announced Wednesday.

Eagles place DT Patterson on non-football injury list

Posted July 22, 2012 @ 6:11 p.m. ET
The Philadelphia Inquirer's Jeff McLane reports that the Eagles have placed DT Mike Patterson on the non-football injury list.

Eagles acquire DT Ogbu via trade

Posted July 22, 2012 @ 3:15 p.m. ET
The Eagles traded CB D.J. Johnson to the Colts in exchange for DT Ollie Ogbu.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted April 18, 2007
The Dolphins have decided not to match the offer sheet Jones signed with the Rams last week, instead choosing to accept another draft pick as compensation.||||||| Jones will take over the punting duties from Matt Turk, who is a free agent. Jones, however, doesn't seem to be an upgrade. His net average per punt last season with Miami was 35.7, while Turk's was 38.3.
Posted Sept. 10, 2005
The Dolphins elevated Jones from its practice squad on saturday and placed veteran punter Matt Turk on injured reserve. Jones, who played for Nick Saban at LSU, averaged 45.2 yards per punt this preseason. He played in six games with Seattle last year but was waived in late November after averaging just 38 yards per punt.|||||||

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