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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

NFC team needs

Posted March 21, 2011 @ 6:43 p.m. ET
The Vikings are looking for a successor to QB Brett Favre, as PFW identifies the top three draft needs of each NFC team.

Eagles fans voted worst in the league by GQ

Posted March 18, 2011 @ 10:47 a.m. ET
The Philadelphia Eagles finished tied with the city's baseball team, the Phillies, as having the worst fans in sports, according to a recent GQ story on the subject.

Mornhinweg: Eagles must protect Vick better

Posted March 14, 2011 @ 5:38 p.m. ET
Eagles offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg has gone through the offensive scheme evaluation from last season's tape, and he knows the pass protection must improve.

Vick wants to retire as an Eagle

Posted March 11, 2011 @ 3:17 p.m. ET
Michael Vick hopes there's a long-term future for him in Philadelphia, and he knows that another standout season on the field as the team's franchise player in 2011 will help his cause.

Mornhinweg among those honored at Ed Block

Posted March 09, 2011 @ 4:26 p.m. ET
Pro Football Weekly presented Eagles assistant head coach/offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg with the PFW/PFWA Assistant Coach of the Year Award at the Ed Block Courage Awards last night.

Eagles OT Dunlap charged with reckless driving

Posted March 05, 2011 @ 12:20 p.m. ET
Eagles OT King Dunlap was charged with reckless driving and disorderly conduct for driving his Escalade onto a sidewalk outside the SEC women's basketball tournament.

Eagles tender six, add coach

Posted March 03, 2011 @ 3:30 p.m. ET
The Eagles have tendered six of their free agents and added an offensive quality-control coach.

NFC East free-agent preview

Posted March 03, 2011 @ 1:51 p.m. ET
With the owners and players mired in negotiations, the beginning of free agency is almost certain to be delayed. Yet, PFW examines the free-agent picture for each club, with the NFC East featured here.

Vick signs franchise tender

Posted March 02, 2011 @ 12:22 p.m. ET
Eagles QB Michael Vick signed his one-year franchise tender on Wednesday, netting him $16 million for 2011.

Roseman won't talk future plans for Kolb

Posted Feb. 24, 2011 @ 7:21 p.m. ET
The Eagles have a tough decision to make at quarterback, but GM Howie Roseman wasn't tipping his hand as to what the club will do with QB Kevin Kolb.

More coaching additions for Bengals

Posted Feb. 21, 2011 @ 2:45 p.m. ET
Michael Vick's former position coach takes a new job with the Bengals.

Justice may need major knee surgery

Posted Feb. 21, 2011 @ 2:36 p.m. ET
Eagles ORT Winston Justice is scheduled to undergo surgery on Tuesday in Alabama to treat a bone chip in his left knee, but may need a second procedure done to fully heal.

Eagles could make run at Asomugha

Posted Feb. 20, 2011 @ 9:29 p.m. ET
With Raiders CB Nnamdi Asoumugha slated to become a free agent March 4, Philadelphia is rumored as a potential landing site for the shutdown corner, according to NFC Whispers.

Eagles sign versatile LB Jeanty

Posted Feb. 20, 2011 @ 12:18 p.m. ET
LB Rashad Jeanty was signed to a one-year contract by the Eagles as a versatile backup who can also contribute on special teams.

Vick cancels 'Oprah' appearance

Posted Feb. 16, 2011 @ 7:40 p.m. ET
Eagles QB Michael Vick canceled his interview with Oprah Winfrey for "personal reasons."

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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