• My Scores
  • MLB
  • NBA
  • NHL
  • NFL Draft

Ravens DE Arthur Jones, suffering from illness, is feeling better

By Josh Katzowitz | NFL Writer

Arthur Jones' viral infection seems to be under control. (USATSI)
Arthur Jones' viral infection seems to be under control. (USATSI)

A couple days ago, we told you about the mysterious illness that Ravens defensive end Arthur Jones was fighting and that he was asking for privacy as he dealt with what coach John Harbaugh said was a non-football, non-life-threatening matter.

But good news for Jones. Here's what he shared on Twitter late Friday night.



As the Baltimore Sun explains, Jones was dealing with a viral infection near his heart that “initially raised concerns.” But now that it seems to be under control, Jones' return to the field could happen soon.

Baltimore certainly could use him on the defensive line after the Ravens allowed Peyton Manning to tie a league-record with seven touchdown passes in Denver's 49-27 win Thursday night. Marcus Spears, Jones' replacement, recorded one tackle on the evening.

Follow Josh Katzowitz on Google+

CBSSports Facebook Google Plus
COMMENTS
Conversation powered by Livefyre
NEVER MISS A MOCK DRAFT
Sign up to our newsletter and find out who your team could be picking
 

nfl Video

May 2, 2015
2016 NFL Draft preview (4:15)
May 2, 2015
The future of La'el Collins
(2:26)
May 2, 2015
NFL Draft breakdown by college
(3:49)
May 2, 2015
2015 NFL Draft winners & losers
(6:56)

Latest

Most Popular

CBSSports.com Shop

Men's New Era Red Tampa Bay Buccaneers 2015 NFL Draft On-Stage 59FIFTY Fitted Hat

2015 NFL Draft Day Hats
Get your team today
Shop Now

2016 Super Bowl
Super Bowl