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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

Week 11 Players of the Week

Posted Nov. 22, 2011 @ 12:07 p.m. ET
This week, PFW selects Kevin Smith, Von Miller and Jon Ryan as its Players of the Week.

Monday practice report for Thanksgiving Day games

Posted Nov. 22, 2011 @ 11:55 a.m. ET
Here is the Monday practice report for the three Thanksgiving Day games. showing to what degree injured players participated in their teams' practices.

NFL moves Lions at Saints into prime time

Posted Nov. 21, 2011 @ 12:29 p.m. ET
The NFL has announced that a matchup of NFC playoff contenders has been flexed into the "Sunday Night Football" prime-time spot in Week 13.

Shorts and Shells: Week 11

Posted Nov. 21, 2011 @ 4:20 a.m. ET
The Thanksgiving teams go 6-0 in Week 11; Raheem Morris gets too aggressive; some offensive rookies hit the wall; and much more.

Lions rally behind five Stafford TDs to beat Panthers

Posted Nov. 20, 2011 @ 4:34 p.m. ET
Matthew Stafford threw his fifth touchdown pass to Brandon Pettigrew with 2:32 left to help the Lions rally to beat the Panthers 49-35 Sunday.

By targets, Burleson third option in Lions' passing game

Posted Nov. 19, 2011 @ 10:59 p.m. ET
Lions WR Nate Burleson is on pace to be targeted slightly less per game than he was a season ago, but lately he's seen an increase in passes thrown his way.

Moore, Stafford fined for last Sunday's fight

Posted Nov. 18, 2011 @ 1:46 p.m. ET
The NFL handed out fines on Friday for a fight between players from the Bears and Lions in last Sunday's game.

Packers' Rodgers leads Pro Bowl voting

Posted Nov. 16, 2011 @ 5 p.m. ET
Packers QB Aaron Rodgers has the most Pro Bowl votes of any player in the NFL. Patriots QB Tom Brady is second with and Lions WR Calvin Johnson is third.

The First Fifteen: Week 11

Posted Nov. 15, 2011 @ 1:39 p.m. ET
Taking an early look at the Week 11 contests of note, including Falcons-Titans, Bengals-Ravens, Eagles-Giants and plenty more.

Lions going in wrong direction

Posted Nov. 15, 2011 @ 2:13 a.m. ET
Five weeks after an impressive win vs. the Bears, the Lions were no match for Chicago in the rematch Sunday, and they appear vulnerable, writes PFW's Mike Wilkening.

Bears serve Lions harsh reality check

Posted Nov. 14, 2011 @ 10:58 a.m. ET
The Bears wiped away the bad memory of their 24-13 loss at Detroit in Week Five, overwhelming the Lions 37-13 Sunday to move into a second-place tie.

Shorts and Shells: Week 10

Posted Nov. 14, 2011 @ 4:02 a.m. ET
Steelers make a case for best team in AFC North; a contrarian view of Mike Smith's controversial call; Chargers' defense regresses; Bears could actually challenge Packers; and much more.

Bears pick Stafford four times, pound Lions

Posted Nov. 13, 2011 @ 8:04 p.m. ET
Charles Tillman and Major Wright returned interceptions for touchdowns early in the third quarter, and the Bears picked off Matthew Stafford four times to beat the Lions 37-13 in a heated game on Sunday.

Lions add experienced depth in Smith, Davis

Posted Nov. 12, 2011 @ 10:15 p.m. ET
The Lions moved to bolster their depth as they entered the second half of the season with the signings of OG Leonard Davis and RB Kevin Smith.

At midseason point, 2011 is the Year of the Comeback

Posted Nov. 12, 2011 @ 2:07 p.m. ET
This week's NFList takes a look at the five comebacks of 20-plus points that occurred in the first half of the season, including the Lions' big rally against the Cowboys in Week Four.

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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