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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

Hobbs 'very likely' to retire

Posted Nov. 28, 2010 @ 1:21 p.m. ET
Eagles CB Ellis Hobbs is 'very likely' to retire, according to NFL.com reporter Jason La Canfora.

Eagles CB Samuel out for Sunday

Posted Nov. 27, 2010 @ 11:33 a.m. ET
The Eagles have ruled CB Asante Samuel out with a sprained MCL, and he will not make the trip to Chicago. CB Joselio Hanson will start in Samuel's place.

Eagles' McDermott responds to critics

Posted Nov. 26, 2010 @ 3:29 p.m. ET
There was speculation around midseason that defensive coordinator Sean McDermott was feeling the heat in his position, but the Eagles' improvement has quashed that talk.

Eagles CB Samuel, Bills WR Johnson pick up fines

Posted Nov. 24, 2010 @ 2:35 p.m. ET
Eagles CB Asante Samuel has been fined $40,000 for his helmet-to-helmet hit on Giants WR Derek Hagan.

Eagles-Bears matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Nov. 23, 2010 @ 7:13 p.m. ET
Bears OLT Frank Omiyale is serviceable and moves his feet well, but DE Trent Cole has the speed to beat him.

2011 NFC East free-agent preview

Posted Nov. 23, 2010 @ 10:33 a.m. ET
Here is our exclusive team-by-team list of NFC East players who are likely to become free agents in March, such as Giants RB Ahmad Bradshaw.

Report: Hobbs done for the year

Posted Nov. 22, 2010 @ 2:42 p.m. ET
Eagles CB Ellis Hobbs will miss the rest of the season after a scary neck injury suffered in Sunday night's win over the Giants.

Giants-Eagles Sunday-nighter gets big ratings

Posted Nov. 22, 2010 @ 1:30 p.m. ET
Last night's battle for NFC East supremacy between the Giants and Eagles earned the fourth best overnight rating in "Sunday Night Football" history.

Vick transformation has familiar look

Posted Nov. 22, 2010 @ 4:08 a.m. ET
Michael Vick's transformation is very similar to a Super Bowl-winning, Hall of Fame quarterback and has put the Eagles on a fast track in a wide-open NFC race.

McCoy, Vick lead Eagles past Giants

Posted Nov. 22, 2010 @ 12:39 a.m. ET
LeSean McCoy ran 50 yards for a go-ahead score on a fourth-and-1 late in the fourth quarter, and the Philadelphia Eagles rallied to beat the New York Giants 27-17 after blowing a 13-point lead Sunday night.

Eagles CB Hobbs injures neck on kickoff

Posted Nov. 21, 2010 @ 10:47 p.m. ET
Eagles CB Ellis Hobbs suffered a neck injury on the second half kickoff after a violent collision with Giants DE Dave Tollefson.

Eagles CB Patterson must prove himself

Posted Nov. 20, 2010 @ 3:29 p.m. ET
Eagles CB Dimitri Patterson will continue to see a lot of passes thrown in his direction until he proves he can defend the pass as well as teammate Asante Samuel, according to NFC East Whispers.

Eagles' offensive line could hold season's key

Posted Nov. 19, 2010 @ 3:43 p.m. ET
Even with QB Michael Vick playing so well, a simple point has been overlooked: The Eagles' offensive line remains a unit with something to prove.

Scout's Notebook: Eagles TE Brent Celek

Posted Nov. 17, 2010 @ 1:57 p.m. ET
Nolan Nawrocki analyzes Eagles TE Brent Celek from a scout's perspective, detailing his positives and negatives.

Sparano joins the QB flip-floppers

Posted Nov. 16, 2010 @ 12:42 p.m. ET
When Dolphins head coach Tony Sparano flip-flopped and benched QB Chad Henne in favor of Chad Pennington for their Week 10 game against the Titans, he gave the NFL its 49th starting quarterback this season. Sparano joined a group of ...

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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