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  • Chandler Jones: Let go by Las Vegas

    Jones was released by the Raiders on Saturday, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports. Jones, who has not played with the Raiders this season, was on the reserve/non-football illness list at the time of this transaction and also was arrested Thursday in relation to two violations of a domestic temporary restraining order. The league is aware of Jones' arrest and is "closely monitoring the matter."
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  • Raiders' Chandler Jones: Out again for Week 2

    Jones (personal) is listed as out for Sunday's game at Buffalo, Anthony Galaviz of The Fresno Bee reports. For the second straight game, Jones -- who didn't practice this week -- will sit out due to what the Raiders list as a not-injury-related/personal reason. Rookie Tyree Wilson should be in line to start in his absence.
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  • Raiders' Chandler Jones: Away from team

    Raiders head coach Josh McDaniels said Wednesday that Jones is away from the team's facility due to a "private matter," NFL.com reports. Jones' absence for the Raiders' first official practice of the regular season comes one day after he wrote in a since-deleted social media post that he no longer wanted to play for the Raiders. The veteran edge rusher is coming off a 2022 campaign in which he tallied 38 tackles and 4.5 sacks in 15 games with Las Vegas, but at this stage, his status for Sunday's season opener against the Broncos is unclear.
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  • Raiders' Chandler Jones: Exits with injured elbow

    Jones injured his elbow in the third quarter of Saturday's game against the Steelers and will not return. The extent of the injury is not yet known, but Jones was carted off the field after colliding with teammate Maxx Crosby. His status will be updated again when more details are released.
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  • Cardinals' Chandler Jones: Dominant in divisional win

    Jones had four solo tackles, two sacks and one forced fumble during Sunday's 23-13 win over the Seahawks. Jones earned NFC Defensive Player of the Week honors for his performance during Sunday's divisional win, in which he brought his season sack total up to eight. It was Jones' second time receiving Defensive Player of the Week honors this season, with the first having come as a result of his Week 1, five-sack showing against Tennessee.
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  • Cardinals' Chandler Jones: Tour de force Week 1

    Jones recorded six tackles, including five sacks, and two forced fumbles during Sunday's 38-13 victory at Tennessee. Jones' performance was a tour de force, with the pass rusher making life miserable for the Titans offensive line and Ryan Tannehill in particular. Among his feats Sunday, Jones became the first player since the sack become an official stat in 1982 to tally three sacks in the first quarter of the first day of the season -- per Darren Urban of the Cardinals' official site -- and tied the single-game franchise record for sacks. Plus, both of Jones' forced fumbles led directly to Arizona touchdowns. After recording just one sack in five games in an injury-shortened 2020, he looked like the player who notched double digit sacks in six of the previous seven campaigns.
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  • Cardinals' Chandler Jones: Will not play Friday

    Jones (undisclosed) missed practice Tuesday and will not play in Friday's preseason game against the Chiefs. but he does not have a serious injury, Darren Urban of the Cardinals' official site reports. The team is likely exercising caution when it comes to its veteran linebacker, making sure he is at full strength for Week 1. In his absence, look for Victor Dimukeje and Jamell Garcia-Williams to see expanded preseason reps.
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  • Cardinals' Chandler Jones: Reports to camp

    Jones (biceps) reported to training camp Tuesday, Josh Weinfuss of ESPN.com reports. Jones is entering the final season of his five-year, $82.5 million contract with the Cardinals and didn't attend June minicamp while vying for an extension. The 31-year-old only appeared in five games in 2020 before suffering a season-ending biceps injury, but prior to that he had logged four straight 16-game campaigns in Arizona, with a total of 40 sacks over that span. Though Jones' future with the Cardinals is somewhat murky, he and new teammate J.J. Watt look positioned to form one of the most formidable pass-rushing duos in the league in 2021 if they can both stay healthy.
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  • Cardinals' Chandler Jones: Looking for extension

    Jones' absence from June minicamp seemingly was related to his desire for a contract extension, Darren Urban of azcardinals.com reports. Jones is believed to have made a full recovery from the season-ending biceps tear he suffered Week 5 last year. Prior to that, he recorded 11 or more sacks in five straight seasons, averaging 14.5 per year from 2015 to 2019. Now entering the final season of a five-year, $82.5 million contract, Jones should have more pass-rushing help in Arizona after the team signed DE J.J. Watt at the beginning of the offseason. Assuming everything gets worked out with his contract, Jones is well-positioned to return to double-digit sack territory.
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  • Cardinals' Chandler Jones: Recovering from biceps injury

    Jones (biceps) is recovering on track according to his social media posts, Josh Weinfuss of ESPN reports. Jones suffered a biceps injury during the team's Week 5 contest against the Jets and spent the rest of the 2020 campaign on the injured reserve list. With J.J. Watt joining Jones now in Arizona, the pass-rushing duo will likely give the team a notable boost on the defensive line. The linebacker will aim to recover and return to his edge-rushing role with the team in 2021.
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  • Cardinals' Chandler Jones: May need thumb surgery

    Coach Kliff Kingsbury said Monday that Jones may require surgery to repair ligaments in his thumb, Josh Weinfuss of ESPN.com reports. Jones managed to play through his thumb injury during Week 17's loss to the Rams, a hint that the issue isn't anything to be seriously concerned about. If the veteran linebacker does undergo surgery, of course, he could tentatively be in danger of missing some offseason workouts. Jones compiled 53 tackles (42 total) and an impressive 19 sacks (the second-highest mark in the league) across 16 contests in 2019. He also defended five passes and forced eight fumbles, three of which he recovered.
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  • Cardinals' Chandler Jones: Gets another sack Sunday

    Jones racked up five solo tackles and one sack during Sunday's 38-24 win versus the Browns. Jones has recorded at least a half-sack in 11 different games and one or more sacks nine times through 14 contests. The result is the second-highest total in the NFL (15.0), behind only the Bucs' Shaquil Barrett, who has 16.5. With double-digit sacks in five straight seasons and six of the last seven, Jones is among the most reliably productive pass rushers around.
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  • Cardinals' Chandler Jones: New league leader in sacks

    Jones registered four tackles and one sack during Sunday's 36-26 loss to San Francisco. With two sacks last week in Tampa Bay, Jones had caught up to Buccaneers defensive end Shaquil Barrett for the league lead in sacks. With one more this week, Jones has now moved into sole possession of that title. He's now averaging 2.8 tackles and 1.1 sacks per game during his age-29 season.
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  • Cardinals' Chandler Jones: Massive output against Giants

    Jones racked up four sacks in Sunday's 27-21 win over the Giants. Jones now sits among the top of the league with 8.5 sacks on the season, trailing only Shaquil Barrett and Myles Garrett -- both have nine. The Cardinals will face the Saints in Week 8. The Saints' offensive line has yielded 11 sacks to opposing defenses over the last six games with Teddy Bridgewater under center, but Drew Brees (finger), who may return for this contest, was sacked just once in his only full game this year.
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  • Cardinals' Chandler Jones: Sack in season opener

    Jones recorded four tackles and a strip sack, causing a fumble he recovered, across 85 defensive snaps in Sunday's tie with the Lions. Jones turned the tides early in the season opener, getting to Matthew Stafford halfway through the first quarter and forcing a turnover in Lions' territory. The veteran played in 97 percent of the Cardinals' defensive snaps and is quickly cementing himself as an IDP candidate yet again this season.
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  • Cardinals' Chandler Jones: Sheds some weight

    Jones has lost 25 pounds, weighing in at 255 pounds at the outset of the Cardinals' offseason program, Mike Jurecki of the Cardinals' official sitereports. Jones bulked up in order to move from a 3-4 outside linebacker to a down lineman in Steve Wilks' 4-3 scheme last season. His stat line didn't suffer as a result -- 13 sacks, his fifth time in six campaigns in double digits -- but the defense overall fell out of the top 10 in yards allowed for the first time since 2014. With the move back to a 3-4 defense and working opposite veteran pass rusher Terrell Suggs, Jones will be seeking out yet another year with 10-plus sacks and multiple forced fumbles.
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  • Cardinals' Chandler Jones: Posts two sacks in loss

    Jones recorded three tackles (all solo) and two sacks during Sunday's 26-14 loss to the Chiefs. Jones consistently pressured quarterback Patrick Mahomes and played a key role in holding Kansas City's offense to its lowest score of the regular season. The veteran defensive end will look to build upon his 6.5 sack total against the Raiders in Week 11.
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  • Cardinals' Chandler Jones: Picks up sack in loss

    Jones recorded three solo tackles and one sack in Sunday's loss against the Seahawks. Jones is now up to three sacks in four games and appears to be on his way towards another outstanding season in IDP formats. Up next for the Cardinals is a matchup against a C.J. Beathard-led 49ers team.
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  • Cardinals' Chandler Jones: Tallies three tackles and sack

    Jones recorded three tackles (two solo), including a sack, and a forced fumble in Sunday's 24-6 loss to Washington. Jones was dominant in 2017, recording 17.0 sacks on the year. He's recorded 11.0 sacks or more each of the last three years and appears likely to resume his run of success. His ability to pressure the passer will be vital to Arizona's chances in Week 2 against the Rams.
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  • Cardinals' Chandler Jones: Records another sack

    Jones tallied another sack in Sunday's win over the Buccaneers, bringing his season total up to six. Jones had just three solo tackles on the day but was able to find the quarterback. The 27-year-old saw a heavy workload once again, playing 69 of a possible 70 defensive snaps. He figures to continue pressuring quarterbacks as the season progresses.
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