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Taiwan Jones

Taiwan Jones - #22 - RB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 0"/ 197 lbs.
Birthday 07/26/1988
Birthplace San Francisco, CA
College Eastern Washington
Years played 3
Drafted 2011, 4th round, 28th pick by Raiders

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Att Yds TD
6 21 0

Raiders hire Hoffman to coach special teams

Posted Feb. 03, 2012 @ 3:17 p.m. ET
The Raiders named Steve Hoffman as the team's special-teams coordinator.

Raiders hire seven assistant coaches

Posted Feb. 02, 2012 @ 6:45 p.m. ET
The Raiders announced Thursday that they have added seven coaches to the 2012 staff, including three assistants who were with the team in 2011.

Report: Colts hire Manusky as defensive coordinator

Posted Feb. 02, 2012 @ 12:39 p.m. ET
The Colts hired Greg Manusky as their new defensive coordinator, according to Fox Sports' Alex Marvez.

Report: Raiders want to interview Packers' Whitt for DC role

Posted Feb. 02, 2012 @ 10:59 a.m. ET
The Raiders have sought permission to interview Packers CBs coach Joe Whitt Jr. for their defensive coordinator vacancy, NFL.com's Steve Wyche reported Wednesday night.

Report: Raiders keep Skipper on board, speak with Manusky

Posted Feb. 01, 2012 @ 12:55 p.m. ET
The Oakland Raiders will keep Kelly Skipper as their RB coach and may bring in Greg Manusky as their defensive coordinator, according to FoxSports.com.

Report: Raiders hire Knapp as offensive coordinator

Posted Jan. 31, 2012 @ 10:40 a.m. ET
Greg Knapp has agreed to become the Raiders' offensive coordinator, according to NFL Network's Jason La Canfora.

Allen will bring changes to Raiders

Posted Jan. 30, 2012 @ 10:15 p.m. ET
The hiring of Dennis Allen caught some off guard, but the new Raiders head coach should fit right in with the team's tradition.

With Allen, Raiders again go to the fountain of youth

Posted Jan. 25, 2012 @ 5:03 p.m. ET
The Raiders have hired young coaches before and are hoping new head coach Dennis Allen, at age 39, is ready for the job. 

Report: Allen hired as Raiders' head coach

Posted Jan. 24, 2012 @ 9:47 p.m. ET
Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie has reportedly hired Broncos defensive coordinator Dennis Allen as the team's head coach.

Tice no longer candidate for Raiders' head-coaching job

Posted Jan. 24, 2012 @ 11:14 a.m. ET
Bears offensive coordinator Mike Tice will not interview for the Raiders' head-coaching job, the Bears' website reported.

Only a few free agents for Raiders' McKenzie to lock up

Posted Jan. 20, 2012 @ 8:15 p.m. ET
The Raiders won't have the free-agency losses they suffered last year, although there are a few players they need to re-sign.

Ten years after the Tuck Rule game

Posted Jan. 19, 2012 @ 1:26 p.m. ET
Tom Brady's first career playoff game is memorable 10 years later, and a pass he didn't even complete arguably changed the fortunes of both teams involved.

Dolphins narrow head-coaching search to three

Posted Jan. 18, 2012 @ 12:51 p.m. ET
Miami reportedly has narrowed its head-coaching options to Todd Bowles, Joe Philbin and Mike McCoy.

Raiders to interview Mornhinweg

Posted Jan. 17, 2012 @ 5:33 p.m. ET
The Raiders will interview Eagles offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg for their vacant head-coaching position.

Report: Raiders interview Carmichael Jr.

Posted Jan. 16, 2012 @ 4:38 p.m. ET
The Raiders interviewed Saints offensive coordinator Pete Carmichael Jr. for their head-coaching vacancy.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Nov. 23, 2012
Darren McFadden and Mike Goodson are both out for Sunday's game in Cincinnati while Jones is questionable.||||||| All three are suffering from ankle injuries.
Posted Jan. 01, 2012
Jones is dealing with a hamstring injury.||||||| Sunday's game against San Diego will mark the sixth straight he's missed.
Posted Aug. 31, 2011
Jones remains third on the Raiders' depth chart behind Darren McFadden and Michael Bush and is one of six running backs on the team's roster.||||||| At 6 feet, 195 pounds Jones is also the smallest member of the group - and that's after gaining 20 pounds in the offseason. Jones looked plenty quick in his debut last weekend against New Orleans when he ran for 81 yards, including a 22-yard touchdown, caught two passes and returned a kickoff.

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