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Saints sign FB Greg Jones as power game is hurting

The Saints’ roster stood at 89 yesterday until the latest addition, which was that of veteran Greg Jones. Jones is a fullback that recently turned 33 and played almost his entire career from 2004 to 2012 with the Jacksonville Jaguars. Last season he was on the Houston Texans and he played in 16 games as the starting fullback. Jones is widely known as a one time elite blocking specialist...
Via The Saints Nation
August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Saints Sign FB Greg Jones

  The New Orleans Saints announced the signing of veteran FB Greg Jones on Wednesday. Jones, 32, spent the 2013 season with the Texans, but didn’t find much interest as a free agent outside of a workout for the Falcons. The fullback market as a whole has really struggled to find work this year, but he could prove to be a quality signing for the Saints. Last season, Jones totaled...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Free Agent FB Greg Jones Visited Falcons Tuesday

  Pro Football Talk, citing a league source, reports that free agent FB Greg Jones visited with the Atlanta Falcons on Tuesday. The Falcons parted ways with former 2012 fifth-round pick Bradie Ewing a few weeks ago, so they could use some help at fullback. Atlanta could also consider veteran options like Vonta Leach and Le’Ron McClain, depending on how things go with Jones...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
April 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Texans FB Jones active against former team

Houston Texans fullback Greg Jones is active in his return to Jacksonville. Jones, who spent the previous nine years playing for the Jaguars, had been questionable with a knee injury. Jacksonville defensive tackle Brandon Deaderick is inactive for the first time this season. Fellow defensive lineman Jeremy Mincey is active after sitting out the last two games. Mincey was benched...
Via AP on Fox
December 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Texans Training Camp: Day Five

The Houston Texans conducted their first open practice of training camp for the fans to come watch the team. Over 5,000 fans pack the Methodist Training Center to catch a two-hour practice of the Texans.     Camp Notes   - Greg Jones and Tyler Clutts have really gotten into the flow of what the offense is asking from them. Both were clearing the way for running back and giving...
Via State of the Texans
July 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Jaguars grieving over loss of paralyzed player

The Jacksonville Jaguars are making plans to honor a paralyzed football player who died Wednesday, three weeks after his last visit to the facility and just before beginning an internship with the team. J.T. Townsend, paralyzed from the neck down during a high school game in 2004, spent countless hours getting to know Jaguars players over the years. He considered running back Maurice...
Via AP on Fox
June 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Jaguars grieve loss of paralyzed HS football player

JACKSONVILLE The Jacksonville Jaguars are making plans to honor a paralyzed football player who died Wednesday, three weeks after his last visit to the facility and just before beginning an internship with the team. J.T. Townsend, paralyzed from the neck down during a high school game in 2004, spent countless hours getting to know Jaguars players over the years. He considered running...
Via Fox Sports Florida
June 05, 2013  |  Discuss

MJD to owner Shad Khan: “You can’t just hop in and become a Super Bowl Champion”

The 2011 rushing champion Maurice Jones-Drew held out of training camp, lobbying for a new contract. New owner Shad Khan balked, and never budged. Jones returned late in camp, but the damage was already done. All he had left as a negotiating tactic was to put up the same type of numbers that won him the rushing title before. Well, his plan came to a screeching halt as soon as he...
Via 60 Max Power O
November 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Anatomy of a run: Jones-Drew 59-yard touchdown

Maurice Jones-Drew’s long touchdown run again the Indianapolis Colts was a thing of beauty. Coaches constantly preach that if every player does their job, the plays called will work. Well that happened Sunday when the Jacksonville Jaguars’ running back sprung free in the second half.     Jones-Drew didn’t show that extra gear on the run, and he didn’t need to because...
Via The Jaggernaut
September 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Jacksonville Jaguars Place Maurice Jones-Drew On Reserve List

Jacksonville, FL (Associate Press) - The Jacksonville Jaguars have placed running back Maurice Jones-Drew on the reserve/did not report list, an indication they don't expect their star player to show up to training camp anytime soon. The Jaguars signed fullback Will Ta'ufo'ou to take his spot on the 90-man roster. Ta'ufo'ou has spent time with Chicago, Cleveland...
Via Football Nation
July 29, 2012  |  1 Comment
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