Jones was suspended two games for violating the leagues substance abuse policy, Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald reports. The suspension will begin immediately which means Jones will be eligible to return Week 14. Jones has been part of a defensive line rotation and has 23 tackles and 2.5 sacks to date this season.
Jones (ankle) is active for Thursday's matchup with the Bengals. Though he was listed as questionable it was expected that Jones would be active for Thursday's tilt after practicing fully on Tuesday and Wednesday. He recorded two tackles in last week's win over the Browns.
Jones (ankle) was a full participant in Tuesday's practice. Jones was limited in Monday's practice session due to an ankle injury. He was questionable for Sunday's win over the Browns but ended up taking the field for 55 plays, recording three tackles in the progress. His full participation in Tuesday's practice makes it appear likely that he'll be on the field once again for Week 4, although the Dolphins are facing a quick turnaround with Thursday's tilt against the Bengals looming.
Jones has signed a one-year contract with the Dolphins, NFL.com's Ian Rapoport reports. Jones' deal is reportedly worth more than $1.5 million, and although he's recovering from offseason knee surgery, the veteran will help Miami's options while Cameron Wake comes back from his Achilles tear. A starter in 31 of 32 games for the Lions the past two years, Jones posted 31 tackles and 4.5 sacks last season.
Jones and the Dolphins are close to reaching an agreement on a contract, Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald reports. Jones had 31 tackles and 4.5 sacks in 15 games for Detroit last season. He will provide the Dolphins with another veteran presence along the defensive line should he sign on the dotted line.