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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

Lions' strengths stand out in victory

Posted Oct. 11, 2011 @ 4:45 p.m. ET
The Lions' second-half surge to beat Chicago displayed Detroit's many strengths — and featured a big contribution from a part of the offense that had struggled.

The First Fifteen: Week Six

Posted Oct. 11, 2011 @ 12:23 p.m. ET
Taking a look at some of the key Week Six matchups, including Eagles-Redskins, Patriots-Cowboys, Falcons-Panthers and, yes, Lions-49ers.

Lions beat Bears, improve to 5-0

Posted Oct. 11, 2011 @ 12:13 a.m. ET
Jahvid Best's 88-yard run in the third quarter powered Detroit to a 24-13 win over Chicago on Monday night, giving the Lions a three-game edge over the Bears in the standings.

Injury report for Bears-Lions MNF game

Posted Oct. 09, 2011 @ 1:19 a.m. ET
Here is the injury report for the Week Five Monday-night game, Chicago at Detroit, showing the status of each injured player.

Lions rookie Young carving out key role

Posted Oct. 08, 2011 @ 2:59 p.m. ET
Lions rookie WR Titus Young is gaining QB Matthew Stafford's confidence, according to NFC Whispers.

Bears-Lions matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Oct. 06, 2011 @ 9:56 p.m. ET
Ndamukong Suh's combination of speed and strength could force the Bears to double-team him frequently Monday night.

Report: Lions sign veteran S Fuller

Posted Oct. 05, 2011 @ 9:12 p.m. ET
According to multiple reports, the Lions signed veteran S Vincent Fuller on Wednesday.

An early look at Johnson's future in Detroit

Posted Oct. 05, 2011 @ 6:28 p.m. ET
Lions WR Calvin Johnson, who has played like an MVP candidate, is set to be a free agent in 2012. We take a closer look at his contract situation.

The First Fifteen: Week Five

Posted Oct. 04, 2011 @ 1:42 p.m. ET
Here's an early look at the Week Five action, the first shortened (and the bye isn't coming at a great time for a few teams) week of the 2011 NFL season.

Now we know contenders, pretenders

Posted Oct. 03, 2011 @ 11:04 p.m. ET
Week Four confirmed much of what we had suspected, including that the Lions are for real and Calvin Johnson is the NFL's most dominant player.

Readers say Lions are best of 2011 surprise teams

Posted Oct. 03, 2011 @ 12:23 p.m. ET
Respondents to a PFW web poll asking, "Which surprise team has the best chance of reaching the Super Bowl?" believe that the Lions are the best bet.

Stafford, defense rally Lions past Cowboys

Posted Oct. 02, 2011 @ 5:14 p.m. ET
After overcoming a 24-point deficit, Lions QB Matthew Stafford found WR Calvin Johnson for a late TD as Detroit beat the Cowboys 34-30 in Week Four.

Lions' ORT play has been lacking

Posted Sept. 30, 2011 @ 4:05 p.m. ET
The Lions have far few areas of concern compared to past seasons, but their ORT play has not been a strength thus far.

The First Fifteen: Week Four

Posted Sept. 27, 2011 @ 1:10 p.m. ET
Time for Chris Johnson to step up, dissecting the 3-0 Lions, awaiting the fun that is Ravens-Jets and plenty of other tidbits to look for in Sunday's upcoming games.

Lions' comeback win important on multiple levels

Posted Sept. 26, 2011 @ 10:12 p.m. ET
Above all else, the Lions' comeback win at Minnesota allowed them to keep pace with Green Bay in the NFC North.

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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