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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

They Said It: week of Nov. 6

Posted Nov. 11, 2011 @ 5:50 p.m. ET
Jets head coach Rex Ryan on what he bought QB Mark Sanchez for his birthday, quoted from his weekly press conference: "I think my wife got him a scarf, you know that scarf look. I don't know. I never ...

The First Fifteen: Week 10

Posted Nov. 08, 2011 @ 1:14 p.m. ET
We take an early look at a huge AFC North tussle, another big one in the NFC South and all the rest of the best action in Week 10.

Davis to sign with Lions, per agents' Tweet

Posted Nov. 07, 2011 @ 12:16 p.m. ET
The agents for OG Leonard Davis tweeted late Sunday night that their client was signing with the Lions.

Avril producing again for stout, playmaking Lions' defense

Posted Nov. 04, 2011 @ 12:48 p.m. ET
The Lions are on pace to surrender 200 fewer points than they did in head coach Jim Schwartz's first season in 2009. And like last season, the pass rush, with DE Cliff Avril a key component, is again stout.

McCoy, Avril and Quinn named NFC Players of the Week

Posted Nov. 02, 2011 @ 12:31 p.m. ET
Eagles RB LeSean McCoy, Lions DE Cliff Avril and Rams DE Robert Quinn were named the NFC Players of Week Eight.

Week 10 Bears-Lions game moved to late afternoon

Posted Oct. 31, 2011 @ 11:32 a.m. ET
The NFL has moved the Week 10 Bears-Lions game to a 4:15 p.m. ET kickoff. The Patriots-Jets game will remain as the Sunday-night game on NBC.

Shorts and Shells: Week Eight

Posted Oct. 31, 2011 @ 4 a.m. ET
Even on bye, the Packers are the envy of teams at the other end of the standings, who are eyeing Pack staffers like Reggie McKenzie. Also, Bill Belichick's questionable coaching move, and more from Week Eight.

Lions dominate Tebow, Broncos

Posted Oct. 30, 2011 @ 7:40 p.m. ET
The Lions sacked Tim Tebow seven times and turned his two turnovers into touchdowns as they snapped a two-game skid with a 45-10 victory over the Broncos.

Report: Lions DT Suh sets up meeting with league office

Posted Oct. 30, 2011 @ 5:23 p.m. ET
Lions second-year DT Ndamukong Suh set up a meeting with commissioner Roger Goodell and other members of the league office to get clarity on his penalties, Fox Sports' Jay Glazer reported on Sunday.

Lions' safety depth gets lift with Harris addition

Posted Oct. 29, 2011 @ 4:09 p.m. ET
Ex-Bears S Chris Harris, whom the Lions claimed off waivers Friday, figures as the Lions' third safety, the way we hear it.

They Said It: week of Oct. 23

Posted Oct. 28, 2011 @ 5:33 p.m. ET
Dolphins WR Brandon Marshall, adressing the media before Sunday's game against the Giants, on his Twitter page: "To: Media When we win Sunday please don't say the Giants didn't take us serious."

Ex-Bears S Harris claimed by Lions

Posted Oct. 28, 2011 @ 4:48 p.m. ET
The Lions have signed SS Chris Harris off waivers, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter. The veteran defensive back was released by the Bears on Thursday.

Five Packers questions with PFW publisher Hub Arkush

Posted Oct. 27, 2011 @ 10:03 a.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush asks PFW editor/publisher and Westwood One sideline commentator Hub Arkush five Packers-related questions.

Lions sign CB Carey, release TE Finley

Posted Oct. 26, 2011 @ 12:53 p.m. ET
The Lions have signed CB Don Carey and released TE Joe Jon Finley.

The First Fifteen: Week Eight

Posted Oct. 25, 2011 @ 1:10 p.m. ET
Tebow-mania heads to Denver as the Broncos face the struggling Lions; AFC heavyweights New England and Pittsburgh could aim deep; Eagles-Cowboys is big; and more.

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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