Jones (knee) is active for Sunday's matchup against the Bears. Jones, one of the Lions' starting defensive ends, was cleared to play in Week 6 after returning to full practice Friday. The 29-year-old has recorded 12 tackles, 1.5 sacks, and a forced fumble so far this season.
The Lions have announced that they have activated two starters - defensive end Jason Jones and right tackle LaAdrian Waddle - off the Physically Unable to Perform (PUP) list. Wadde has recovered from a partially torn ACL while Jones was dealing with a knee ailment that required surgery.
Lions defensive end Jason Jones was not able to attend practice this week because of a recent procedure he underwent for an undisclosed injury, reports Mlive.com. While Jones missed the recent minicamp, the Lions expect him to be ready for training camp. "He had a little bit of an injury that he got taken care of," coach Jim Caldwell said. "So should be good."
Lions defensive end Jason Jones should be fine for the Sunday game at New England after returning to practice Friday. He had missed the last two sessions due to a family medical emergency. Jones has started every game this season with two sacks. He has contributed to 12 tackles.
The following starters will not suit up for the Lions Thursday night against the Bills: Quarterback Matthew Stafford, receivers Calvin Johnson and Golden Tate, running back Reggie Bush, center Dominic Raiola, guard Rob Sims and tight end Brandon Pettigrew, defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh, cornerback Rashean Mathis, defensive end Jason Jones, safeties James Ihedigbo and Don Carey and linebacker Kyle Van Noy.