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Detroit Lions

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

Suh: Ryan's brief injury was 'karma' for Falcons

Posted Oct. 24, 2011 @ 7:01 p.m. ET
Ndamukong Suh said Monday that Atlanta QB Matt Ryan's brief injury against the Lions was "karma" and hinted that the Falcons have been guilty of dirty play.

Lions QB Stafford day-to-day

Posted Oct. 24, 2011 @ 5:30 p.m. ET
Lions QB Matthew Stafford is "day-to-day" after injuring his right ankle in Sunday's loss to the Falcons.

Ronnie Brown takes trade breakdown in stride

Posted Oct. 24, 2011 @ 3:50 p.m. ET
Ronnie Brown was looking forward to more opportunities in Detroit, but he's back in Philly after the trade was voided.

Falcons hand Lions second straight loss

Posted Oct. 23, 2011 @ 5:01 p.m. ET
Matt Ryan helped the Falcons jump out to a big lead, then did enough to hold on to beat the Lions 23-16

Lions shuffle RB plans once again

Posted Oct. 22, 2011 @ 11:58 p.m. ET
Following a concussion to starter Jahvid Best and a voided trade, the Lions are adjusting at running back once again.

Report: RB Harrison has brain tumor

Posted Oct. 20, 2011 @ 1:04 p.m. ET
The deadline-day trade between the Lions and the Eagles that was to have swapped RBs Jerome Harrison and Ronnie Brown was voided because it was discovered that Harrison has a brain tumor.

Lions start practice without RBs Best and Brown

Posted Oct. 19, 2011 @ 1:42 p.m. ET
The Lions started practice Wednesday without Jahvid Best, who is out with concussion-like symptoms.

Lions acquire veteran RB Brown from Eagles

Posted Oct. 18, 2011 @ 4:14 p.m. ET
The Lions, needing insurance for their rushing attack, have acquired RB Ronnie Brown from the Eagles.

The First Fifteen: Week Seven

Posted Oct. 18, 2011 @ 1:56 p.m. ET
In this early look at the league's action in Week Seven, we talk Tim Tebow, the rest of the QB changes potentially afoot, and plenty more.

Harbaugh doing the impossible with Smith

Posted Oct. 18, 2011 @ 1:12 p.m. ET
Last Sunday they played Improbable Bowl I at Ford Field in Detroit, and nothing was more improbable than that Alex Smith was in it, writes columnist Ron Borges.

Schwartz says he's spoken to league about dustup

Posted Oct. 17, 2011 @ 5:54 p.m. ET
Jim Schwartz said Monday that he has discussed Sunday's postgame incident with Jim Harbaugh with the NFL office.

Shorts and Shells: Week Six

Posted Oct. 17, 2011 @ 4:20 a.m. ET
In this week's edition, Jim Harbaugh and the Niners get physical; the Raiders and Cowboys make shaky calls; a marvelous streak remains intact; and plenty more.

49ers hand Lions first loss of the season

Posted Oct. 16, 2011 @ 5:02 p.m. ET
Alex Smith's fourth-down, 6-yard pass to Delanie Walker gave San Francisco the go-ahead touchdown with 1:51 left, lifting the 49ers to a 25-19 win over the previously unbeaten Lions.

Best's versatility a strength in Lions' attack

Posted Oct. 15, 2011 @ 3:11 a.m. ET
In a pass-first offense, Lions RB Jahvid Best has a varied and important role.

Lions place S Coleman on I.R.

Posted Oct. 13, 2011 @ 10:44 a.m. ET
The Lions placed S Erik Coleman on injured reserve and signed TE Joe Jon Finley, the team announced Thursday.


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.