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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

Report: Lions RB Best expected to start 2012 on PUP list

Posted Aug. 15, 2012 @ 12:18 p.m. ET
Lions RB Jahvid Best will likely begin the season on the physically-unable-to-perform list.

Lions' running game performs well in preseason opener

Posted Aug. 12, 2012 @ 2:42 p.m. ET
The Lions’ running game started the preseason on a positive note, with Detroit racking up 198 yards vs. Cleveland.  

Detroit safety Delmas has knee surgery

Posted Aug. 08, 2012 @ 10:12 a.m. ET
Lions S Louis Delmas, who has not practiced in a week, had surgery on his left knee Tuesday.

Avril signs tender, reports to Lions' camp

Posted Aug. 05, 2012 @ 1:17 p.m. ET
Lions DE Cliff Avril ended his holdout Sunday, signing his one-year, $10.6 million franchise tender and reporting to training camp.

Leshoure, Simpson are names to file away

Posted Aug. 04, 2012 @ 10:04 a.m. ET
Mike Wilkening offers fantasy scouting reports on Mikel Leshoure and Jerome Simpson, who will each miss the start of the season.

Fairley's hearing delayed until Nov. 27

Posted July 31, 2012 @ 7:22 p.m. ET
Lions DT Nick Fairley’s hearing for a marijuana possession charge has been delayed until Nov. 27.

Lions GM Mayhew expects Best to 'eventually' be cleared

Posted July 31, 2012 @ 9:34 a.m. ET
Lions GM Martin Mayhew told reporters Tuesday that he expects RB Jahvid Best (concussions) to be cleared to play at some point.

Lions OLT Backus sustains thumb injury

Posted July 28, 2012 @ 4:12 p.m. ET
Lions OLT Jeff Backus injured his thumb and did not return to Saturday's practice.

Lions place RB Best on PUP list

Posted July 27, 2012 @ 3:33 p.m. ET
Lions RB Jahvid Best has not been cleared for contact and he will begin training camp on the active/physically-unable-to-perform list.

Lions' Suh sued for more than $1 million

Posted July 26, 2012 @ 7:18 p.m. ET
Lions DT Ndamukong Suh is being sued for more than $1 million in an Oregon court by a passenger in a one-car accident involving Suh last December.

Lions sign CB Coleman

Posted July 25, 2012 @ 6:13 p.m. ET
The Lions have signed CB Drew Coleman, the club's official website reported Wednesday.

Lions sign CB-RS Miller

Posted July 25, 2012 @ 2:27 p.m. ET
The Lions agreed to terms with CB Justin Miller, who last played in an NFL game in 2009.

Lions add OT Scott

Posted July 24, 2012 @ 4:07 p.m. ET
The Lions signed former Steelers OT Jonathan Scott on Tuesday and released OT Johnny Culbreath.

Ex-Lion Berry apologizes, will enter substance-abuse program

Posted July 23, 2012 @ 9:20 p.m. ET
Former Lions CB Aaron Berry apologized Monday after a second offseason arrest ended his career with the club.

Penn State discipline becomes NFL's warning shot

Posted July 23, 2012 @ 2:11 p.m. ET
The NFL could stand to learn a few valuable lessons from the Penn State tragedy and realize that the league is not impervious from a similar fall.

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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