The Eagles have signed linebacker Brad Jones to a two-year contract, the team announced Monday. Jones played all 70 snaps in the Packers' season opener last year but was a part-time player for the remainder of the season. He saw just seven of the team's 56 defensive snaps in a divisional-round win over the Cowboys and did not play in the NFC Championship. Jones played in 13 games in all last season, recording 16 tackles and forcing one fumble.
Free-agent linebacker Brad Jones visited the Titans recently and is meeting with the Eagles Monday, The Tennessean reports. Jones was released by the Packers in February after appearing in 76 games over the last six seasons. He played in 13 games in 2014, recording 16 tackles and forcing one fumble.
The Packers have released linebacker Brad Jones, the team announced Friday. "We thank Brad for his contributions and dedication to the Packers over the past six years," general manger Ted Thompson said. "We wish him all the best." Jones totaled 293 tackles with 10 sacks in his five-year career in Green Bay
Packers linebackers Clay Matthews (groin), Mike Neal (hip) and Brad Jones (quadriceps) have been ruled active for Thursday night's Week 5 showdown against Minnesota, per the team's official website. However, Jamari Lattimore has been named the starter ahead of Jones, who missed the previous three games with a quadriceps injury.
Packers wide receiver Jarrett Boykin (groin) has been ruled out for the Thursday night game against Minnesota while linebacker Sam Barrington (hamstring) and defensive tackle Josh Boyd (knee) are doubtful. None of the three has practiced this week. Listed as probable are linebackers Brad Jones (quad) and Clay Matthews (groin). Both have practiced on a limited basis.