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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 looking for left tackle of future

Posted Jan. 21, 2011 @ 8:21 p.m. ET
Jeff Backus has taken something of an unfair beating in and around Detroit, but the Lions will need to find their left tackle of the future at some point soon.

Stafford undergoes successful shoulder surgery

Posted Jan. 21, 2011 @ 4:03 p.m. ET
Lions QB Matthew Stafford underwent successful shoulder surgery Friday, the team announced. The surgery was performed by Dr. James Andrews.

Suh performed beyond even high expectations

Posted Jan. 19, 2011 @ 3:09 p.m. ET
Lions DT Ndamukong Suh is this year's Defensive Rookie of the Year.

Suh would welcome Haynesworth in Detroit

Posted Jan. 14, 2011 @ 3:33 p.m. ET
There have been reports that the Lions could investigate acquiring DT Albert Haynesworth, and that would be just fine with DT Ndamukong Suh.

Lions could still add on the corner

Posted Jan. 08, 2011 @ 9:58 p.m. ET
Entering last season there was little question: Cornerback was, by far, the team's biggest need. Times have changed a bit.

The cities that playoff football forgot

Posted Jan. 06, 2011 @ 12:20 p.m. ET
It now has been 11 years since the Bills and Lions played in the playoffs. Every other franchise that was around at that time has made the playoffs since then, but not Buffalo or Detroit.

OLB Peterson won't be returning to Lions in 2011

Posted Jan. 05, 2011 @ 9:43 p.m. ET
In a discussion with the local media on Wednesday, Lions GM Martin Mayhew revealed the OLB Julian Peterson, who was benched for the team's Week 17 victory over the Vikings, would not be back in 2011.

Suh to undergo shoulder surgery

Posted Jan. 05, 2011 @ 7:15 p.m. ET
The Lions announced Wednesday that DT Ndamukong Suh will undergo shoulder surgery on Jan. 10 and will not play in the 2011 Pro Bowl.

Favre watches Vikings' season end in loss to Lions

Posted Jan. 02, 2011 @ 4:18 p.m. ET
Brett Favre stood in street clothes on the sideline in what likely was the final game of his 20-season career, watching the Lions beat his Vikings 20-13 on Sunday.

Vikings-Lions prediction

Posted Jan. 02, 2011 @ 11:56 a.m. ET
The Vikings gave fans one reason to smile last week with their unexpected win at Philadelphia, but this is akin to a playoff game for the Lions.

Lions don't mind opponents' 'tough' talk

Posted Jan. 01, 2011 @ 10:35 p.m. ET
Slowly, the Lions have shed their label of being a soft team. In fact, it's now to the point where they have been accused by opposing teams of being a dirty outfit.

Poll: Lions DT Suh top defensive rookie

Posted Jan. 01, 2011 @ 4:42 p.m. ET
In a recently concluded poll on this site, readers gave an overwhelming 60.1 percent show of support to Lions DT Ndamukong Suh, the No. 2 overall selection in the 2010 NFL draft and the rookie leader in sacks with ...

Vikings-Lions matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Dec. 31, 2010 @ 11:46 p.m. ET
Let's take a look at a key matchup when the Vikings face the Lions in Week 17 — Minnesota DRE Jared Allen vs. Detroit OLT Jeff Backus.

They Said It: Vikings Thursday edition

Posted Dec. 30, 2010 @ 8:26 p.m. ET
Here's a collection of quotes from head coach Leslie Frazier, QB Joe Webb and Lions DT Ndamukong Suh as the Vikings prepare to play in Detroit on Sunday.

Vikings-Lions matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Dec. 29, 2010 @ 7:04 p.m. ET
Let's take a look at a key matchup as the Vikings get set to take on the Lions in Detroit in the final game of the 2010 season.

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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