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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

Packers must be leery of up-and-coming Lions

Posted Aug. 03, 2011 @ 11:45 a.m. ET
After playing second fiddle for what seems forever to the Bears and Vikings as a noteworthy divisional opponent for the Packers, the Lions have become a potential sleeping giant in the NFC North.  

Lions DT Fairley in walking boot for injured ankle

Posted Aug. 02, 2011 @ 12:34 p.m. ET
Lions DT Nick Fairley is in a walking boot after injuring his left foot in a pass-rush drill during a team practice on Monday.

Lions re-sign CB Houston

Posted July 31, 2011 @ 4:47 p.m. ET
CB Chris Houston has agreed to a two-year contract with the Lions, filling a major area of need for the team.

Lions bring in LB Tulloch

Posted July 31, 2011 @ 11:48 a.m. ET
The Lions continued to upgrade their linebacking corps, signing former Titans LB Stephen Tulloch to a one-year deal on Sunday.

Lions sign entire draft class, including Fairley

Posted July 28, 2011 @ 2:09 p.m. ET
The Lions signed all of their 2011 draft picks on Thursday, including their top pick, first-round DT Nick Fairley.

Reports: Lions agree to deal with WR Davis

Posted July 28, 2011 @ 12:04 p.m. ET
WR Rashied Davis will remain in the NFC North, agreeing to a deal with the Lions, multiple media outlets reported.

Report: Lions agree to two-year deal with LB Durant

Posted July 27, 2011 @ 11:25 p.m. ET
The Lions agreed to terms with former Jaguars LB Justin Durant on a two-year contract, Vaughn McClure of the Chicago Tribune reported.

Lions agree to re-sign Stanton, Wendling

Posted July 27, 2011 @ 5:41 p.m. ET
The Lions have agreed to re-sign No. 3 QB Drew Stanton to a one-year deal and special-teams contributor John Wendling to a three-year deal.

Reports: Lions will cut WR Johnson

Posted July 26, 2011 @ 7:18 p.m. ET
The Lions will release WR Bryant Johnson, according to multiple reports. Johnson was due to make $3.2 million in 2011.

Lions' decisions on Carpenter, Rayner ones to watch

Posted July 21, 2011 @ 12:37 p.m. ET
The majority of the Lions' core players are under contract for 2011, but Detroit is still left with some interesting decisions in free agency, ones that could signal position battles to come.

Report: Lions OLT Backus suffers pectoral injury

Posted July 21, 2011 @ 9:48 a.m. ET
Lions OLT Jeff Backus could miss the start of training camp after recently suffering a left pectoral injury, the Detroit Free Press reported.

Report: Asomugha "too expensive" for Lions

Posted July 12, 2011 @ 9:49 a.m. ET
The Lions could use help at cornerback, but according to a newspaper report, the top player on the free-agent market at the position might be out of their price range.

Pass rush could lessen blow if Lions don't add big-name cornerback

Posted July 07, 2011 @ 2:02 p.m. ET
There is some sentiment that if the Lions don't sign a top free-agent cornerback, the team will not be in dire straits thanks to what should be a strong pass rush.

Lions' Stanton overcomes 'hiccups,' makes strides

Posted July 02, 2011 @ 10:26 a.m. ET
If he had his preference, Lions QB Drew Stanton would test the free-agent market, but he told PFW he would be "comfortable" with re-signing with Detroit.

NFC North best bets to break through in 2011

Posted June 22, 2011 @ 10 a.m. ET
PFW identifies four players from the NFC North who are ready for coming-out parties in 2011 (clockwise from left) — Henry Melton, Matthew Stafford, Brian Robison and Mike Neal.

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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