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Jason Jones

Jason Jones - #91 - DE

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 5"/ 276 lbs.
Birthday 05/23/1986
Birthplace Southfield, MI
College Eastern Michigan
Years played 6
Drafted 2008, 2nd round, 23rd pick by Titans

Detroit Lions: 2013 team needs

Posted March 07, 2013 @ 4:22 p.m. ET
We highlight the top three needs on offense and defense for the Detroit Lions, and take a look back at their 2012 draft class.

Lions re-sign LB Levy

Posted March 06, 2013 @ 12:59 p.m. ET
The Lions re-signed LB DeAndre Levy to a multi-year contract on Wednesday, the team’s website confirmed.

Lions re-sign OT Hilliard

Posted March 01, 2013 @ 12:05 p.m. ET
The Lions agreed to a two-year contract with OT Corey Hilliard, the team’s webiste confirmed.

Schwartz won't say if Calvin Johnson broke three fingers

Posted Feb. 21, 2013 @ 12:07 p.m. ET
Lions head coach Jim Schwartz would not confirm if WR Calvin Johnson suffered three broken fingers.

Reports: Rams to hire Walton as defensive coordinator

Posted Feb. 13, 2013 @ 1 p.m. ET
The Rams will hire Lions secondary coach Tim Walton as their defensive coordinator, ESPN’s Adam Schefter first reported.

Rams claim former Lions WR Young

Posted Feb. 05, 2013 @ 4:43 p.m. ET
The Rams claimed WR Titus Young off waivers from the Lions on Tuesday, CBS Sports’ Jason La Canfora first reported.

Lions release DE Vanden Bosch

Posted Feb. 05, 2013 @ 2:58 p.m. ET
The Lions informed DE Kyle Vanden Bosch he will be released, Mike Garafolo of USA Today Sports first reported.

Lions release ORG Peterman

Posted Feb. 05, 2013 @ 1:27 p.m. ET
The Lions released ORG Stephen Peterman on Tuesday. Peterman had started every game for Detroit over the past three seasons.

Lions release WR Young

Posted Feb. 04, 2013 @ 4:02 p.m. ET
The Lions cut WR Titus Young on Monday, the team’s website reported.

Lions hire former Broncos GM Xanders

Posted Jan. 28, 2013 @ 5:28 p.m. ET
The Lions hired former Broncos GM Brian Xanders as a senior personnel executive, the team confirmed Monday.

Bucs WR Jackson replaces Lions' Johnson in Pro Bowl

Posted Jan. 15, 2013 @ 5:21 p.m. ET
WR Vincent Jackson has been added to the NFC Pro Bowl roster, replacing Detroit's Calvin Johnson.

Bills hire Crossman as special-teams coordinator

Posted Jan. 14, 2013 @ 5:02 p.m. ET
The Bills hired Danny Crossman as their special-teams coordinator on Monday.

Lions make coaching-staff changes

Posted Jan. 14, 2013 @ 3:40 p.m. ET
The Lions hired Curtis Modkins and Bobby Johnson to join the offensive coaching staff, among several changes announced Monday.

Running back a need for Lions

Posted Jan. 11, 2013 @ 9:52 p.m. ET
A change-of-pace back is one of the bigger needs for a Lions offense that looks relatively stable compared to the defense. 

Lions, Senior Bowl a logical fit

Posted Jan. 04, 2013 @ 9:53 p.m. ET
If ever there were a team that needed to coach the Senior Bowl, the Detroit Lions fit the bill.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted March 13, 2013
The agent for Jones says the 26-year-old defensive end has agreed to terms with the Detroit Lions.||||||| Agent Mike McCartney says Wednesday on Twitter that he's "excited for Jason Jones to be in Honolulu Blue" after agreeing to a deal with the Lions. Terms are not immediately available. Jones, who is from the Detroit area, played 12 games with the Seattle Seahawks last season.
Posted Oct. 26, 2012
Jones is inactive against the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday with an ankle injury.||||||| Jones has been unable to practice all week after suffering the injury against the San Francisco 49ers last Thursday night. Jones has 2 1/2 sacks on the season primarily as a situational pass rusher. Rookie Greg Scruggs will pick up the additional workload for Seattle. Scruggs earned his first career sack last week against the 49ers.
Posted Nov. 21, 2010
Jones has hurt his right knee on the Redskins' opening series of the game, and his return is questionable.||||||| Jones was chasing Donovan McNabb near the goal line on Washington's second play when he came up limping. Jones made it to the sideline where he was tended to by trainers for several minutes. He then walked to the locker room before returning to the sideline where he was staying loose on a stationary bicycle.
Posted Dec. 20, 2009
Jones was placed on injured reserve Dec. 11 with a shoulder injury.|||||||
Posted Sept. 23, 2009
The NFL has fined Tennessee defensive tackle Jason Jones $5,000 for unnecessarily going into a scrum during last weekend's 34-31 loss to the Houston Texans.||||||| He was ejected from the game after an official said he threw a punch on the Texans' sideline during the fourth quarter. Jones denied throwing a punch, and coach Jeff Fisher said a day later he could not see a punch thrown from the coach's film. Jones said he didn't know what to expect because he had not been fined before. He had not decided yet if he will appeal.

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