Fullback Greg Jones will sign a one-day contract with the Jaguars on Thursday and announce his retirement, reports the Florida Times-Union. The 33-year-old was out of football this season. He played nine years with the Jaguars before joining the Texans in 2013. Jones made 67 starts for the Jags and scored 13 touchdowns.
The Saints have knocked their roster down to 53 by waiving a number of players Saturday. Among the offense players let go are center Matt Armstrong, wide receivers Seantavius Jones , Brandon Coleman and Charles Hawkins, tight end Nic Jacobs, guards Jason Weaver and Marcel Jones, tackles Tavon Rooks and Thomas Welch and running backs Greg Jones and Derrick Strozier. The defenders cut loose are cornerbacks Trevin Wade, Terrence Frederick and Derrius Brooks, linebackers Keyunta Dawson and Todd Davis, tackle Lawrence Virgil, safety Pierre Warren. Placekickers Shayne Graham and Derek Dimke are also out.
The Saints have parted ways with fullback Greg Jones Friday. Jones received four rushing attempts during the preseason, and did not play at all during the Saints final preseason game. Jones spent most of his career with the Jaguars.
The Saints signed fullback Greg Jones, reports the New Orleans Times-Picayune. Fullback Erik Lorig has not been at practice for several days, with coach Sean Payton declining to address his absence.
With the 211th pick in the 2014 NFL Draft, the Houston Texans selected fullback Jay Prosch from Auburn. The 6-foot-1, 254-pound Prosch was the first fullback selected in the draft. He will likely fill the void left by former Houston fullback Greg Jones, who remains unsigned this offseason.
|* indicates player did not play that week|
|WK||DATE||OPP||OPP RANK||OPP FPTS|
|2||09/18||@New York Giants||26||20.38|
|4||10/02||@San Diego Chargers||30||21.50|
|7||10/23||@Kansas City Chiefs||4||13.44|
|9||11/06||@San Francisco 49ers||32||22.88|
|12||11/27||Los Angeles Rams||23||18.50|
|14||12/11||@Tampa Bay Buccaneers||15||16.88|
|16||12/24||Tampa Bay Buccaneers||15||16.88|
|3 Year Avg||1||1||0||2||11||0||1|