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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

Bears top Lions with fourth-quarter TD

Posted Dec. 05, 2010 @ 4:32 p.m. ET
Jay Cutler threw a go-ahead touchdown pass to Brandon Manumaleuna one play after an eyebrow-raising penalty midway through the fourth quarter, lifting the Chicago Bears to a 24-20 victory over the Detroit Lions on Sunday.

Lions' Smith still has plenty of promise

Posted Dec. 04, 2010 @ 9:47 p.m. ET
Lions CB Alphonso Smith came under fire for his poor play in the Thanksgiving Day loss to the Patriots, but he has a lot of promise.

Report: Chiefs filed tampering charges against Lions

Posted Dec. 02, 2010 @ 4:37 p.m. ET
The Chiefs have filed tampering charges with the NFL against the Lions, according to a report by Fox Sports reporter Alex Marvez.

Report: Lions to place PK Hanson on I.R.

Posted Dec. 02, 2010 @ 10:30 a.m. ET
The Lions reportedly will place PK Jason Hanson on injured reserve and stick with Dave Rayner as their placekicker the rest of 2011.

Lions announce sellout for Sunday

Posted Dec. 01, 2010 @ 2:31 p.m. ET
The Lions have announced that Sunday's game against the Bears has sold out and will air live in local television markets.

Bears-Lions matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Nov. 30, 2010 @ 4:32 p.m. ET
Keeping Lions DTs Ndamukong Suh and Corey Williams from knifing into the backfield to disrupt QB Jay Cutler or blow up a running play will be tough for the Bears' interior offensive linemen.

Lions trying to find ways to win

Posted Nov. 26, 2010 @ 6:52 p.m. ET
One of the greatest chores for a young head coach is to try to find ways to teach his team how to win games, which is the Lions' biggest problem now.

Brady leads Patriots past Lions 45-24

Posted Nov. 25, 2010 @ 4:08 p.m. ET
Tom Brady threw a season-high four touchdown passes, all in the second half, to help the New England Patriots rout the Detroit Lions 45-24 on Thursday.

Brady will start against Lions

Posted Nov. 25, 2010 @ 12:13 p.m. ET
Patriots QB Tom Brady will start Thursday against Detroit despite missing practice Tuesday with a foot injury.

Schwartz needs Lions to win now

Posted Nov. 24, 2010 @ 6:41 p.m. ET
Although the Lions' faithful has yet to turn on Jim Schwartz, the local papers are starting to bear down and chirp a little. A win against the Patriots would do a lot of good.

Meriweather key in slowing down Megatron

Posted Nov. 24, 2010 @ 5:53 p.m. ET
Each Wednesday throughout the season we'll identify one player or area of the team that is most under the microscope. This week, S Brandon Meriweather is the choice.

Patriots-Lions matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Nov. 24, 2010 @ 3:36 p.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in the Week 12 Thanksgiving Day game between the Patriots and Lions: Lions defensive line vs. Patriots offensive line

2011 NFC North free-agent preview

Posted Nov. 24, 2010 @ 9:23 a.m. ET
If WR Sidney Rice hits the free-agent market in March, how hard will the Vikings try to re-sign him? Here is our exclusive team-by-team list of NFC North players likely to become free agents in March.

Lions release LB Campbell, sign OG Thomas

Posted Nov. 23, 2010 @ 7:28 p.m. ET
The Lions released LB Caleb Campbell on Tuesday and signed OG Donald Thomas, two days before they host the Patriots on Thanksgiving Day.

Patriots-Lions matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Nov. 23, 2010 @ 7:08 p.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in the Week 11 Thanksgiving Day game between the Patriots and Lions: Lions WRs Calvin Johnson and Nate Burleson vs. Patriots CBs Devin McCourty and Kyle Arrington

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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