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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

Report: Browns ask about Kolb's availability

Posted Sept. 22, 2010 @ 2:03 p.m. ET
WIP 610-AM in Philadelphia reported Wednesday that the Browns called the Eagles Tuesday to check on the availablity of benched QB Kevin Kolb.

NFL faces uphill battle on concussions

Posted Sept. 22, 2010 @ 2:56 a.m. ET
The Eagles faced criticism throughout the week for allowing QB Kevin Kolb to re-enter the game vs. the Packers after he had suffered a concussion. It also raises again the question of whether the players will buy into the NFL ...

Reid changes mind, goes with Vick as starter

Posted Sept. 21, 2010 @ 6:47 p.m. ET
Just one day after maintaining that Kevin Kolb is his starting QB, Eagles head coach Andy Reid changed his mind Tuesday and announced that Michael Vick will start in Week Three.

Eagles add RB, release WR Baskett

Posted Sept. 21, 2010 @ 3:44 p.m. ET
The Eagles have signed RB Joique Bell off the Bills' practice squad and cut veteran WR Hank Baskett.

Kolb must prove he's Eagles starter all over

Posted Sept. 20, 2010 @ 6:47 p.m. ET
Eagles head coach Andy Reid said that Kevin Kolb, and not Michael Vick, will be the team's starting quarterback, but Kolb must prove his coach made the right call.

Kolb will start for Eagles

Posted Sept. 20, 2010 @ 2:35 p.m. ET
Michael Vick will go back to the bench and Kevin Kolb will return to the lineup for the Eagles' Week Three game against the Jaguars following a concussion he suffered in Week One.

Eagles’ QB situation could create fantasy disarray

Posted Sept. 20, 2010 @ 12:59 p.m. ET
For fantasy owners' sake, it probably would have been better if Michael Vick had simply tanked on Sunday.

Vick, Eagles hold on to top Lions

Posted Sept. 19, 2010 @ 4:56 p.m. ET
Michael Vick's second touchdown pass put the Philadelphia Eagles ahead just before halftime and they had to hold on to beat the Detroit Lions 35-32.

Eagles still tweaking DL rotation

Posted Sept. 18, 2010 @ 10:58 p.m. ET
One of the team's goals has been to find a better mix of pass rushers to complement DE Trent Cole. Through one game, the results remain unclear.

Eagles rule Kolb, Bradley out for Week Two

Posted Sept. 17, 2010 @ 2:03 p.m. ET
Eagles head coach Andy Reid officially ruled QB Kevin Kolb and MLB Stewart Bradley out for Sunday's game at Detroit, the coach told reporters at the team facility on Friday.

Vick will start for Eagles in Week Two

Posted Sept. 16, 2010 @ 4:41 p.m. ET
QB Michael Vick will be the Eagles' starter in Week Two as Kevin Kolb has yet to recover from a concussion he sustained in Week One.

Eagles' Kolb, Bradley fail post-concussion tests

Posted Sept. 15, 2010 @ 1:38 p.m. ET
Eagles QB Kevin Kolb and LB Stewart Bradley, both of whom suffered concussions in Sunday's loss to the Packers, have failed their concussion tests on Wednesday.

Teams getting foggy on concussions

Posted Sept. 15, 2010 @ 12:29 p.m. ET
It’s clear that despite the NFL’s best efforts to make more stringent and closely monitored guidelines on players’ safety regarding concussions, teams are getting a little foggy with the rules and with information pertaining to these ailments.

Eagles place two on I.R.; sign two

Posted Sept. 13, 2010 @ 7:28 p.m. ET
Two Philadelphia starters were placed on injured reserve following a physical Week One loss, and two free agents were signed to fill the roster spots.

Lions move forward with Hill at helm

Posted Sept. 13, 2010 @ 2:43 p.m. ET
Head coach Jim Schwartz said QB Shaun Hill can lead the Lions during Matthew Stafford's absence.

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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