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  • Patriots' Jonathan Jones: Removed from PUP list

    Jones (shoulder) is practicing Monday, indicating that he has been removed from the active/PUP list, Mike Reiss of ESPN reports. Jones appears to be fully recovered from October shoulder surgery. He missed less than two weeks of training camp before gaining clearance to practice.
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  • Patriots' Jonathan Jones: Won't be available to practice

    Jones (shoulder) was placed on the active/PUP list by the Patriots on Thursday, Michael Rothstein of ESPN.com reports. Jones was a full participant during the first day of New England's voluntary OTAs in May, but he appears to still be working his way back from shoulder surgery undergone in October. The defensive back can be activated off this list at any time before the start of the regular season, but he will be unable to practice in training camp until then. Jones played 212 defensive snaps before suffering his shoulder injury last season and he should fill a prominent role at cornerback for New England in 2022.
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  • Patriots' Jonathan Jones: Full go during Day 1 of OTAs

    Jones (shoulder) was a full participant during Day 1 of New England's OTAs on Monday, Andrew Callahan of the Boston Herald reports. Jones underwent season-ending shoulder surgery in October and has been able to participate during the Patriots' voluntary offseason workouts in a limited fashion. However, Monday was the first time the veteran defensive back was able to handle all activities in a practice since his surgery in October. Prior to his injury, Jones posted 20 tackles and one interception across six games and was a key member of the Patriots secondary. If healthy, he figures to garner a similar role in 2022.
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  • Patriots' Jonathan Jones: Back on the field

    Jones (shoulder) was on the field during the Patriots' voluntary offseason workouts this week, Zack Cox of NESN.com reports. Jones underwent season-ending shoulder surgery in October but has been progressing well. A more formal update on his health should be available during OTAs, which begin in late May. Prior to going down, Jones posted 20 tackles and one interceptions across six games and was a key member of the Patriots' secondary.
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  • Patriots' Jonathan Jones: Bouncing back from shoulder injury

    Jones, who underwent season-ending shoulder surgery last October, is progressing well, per Michael Giardi of NFL Network. The report notes that the expectation is Jones will be able to work fully this offseason. Prior to his injury, Jones recorded 20 tackles and a pick in six games. The 28-year-old is under contract with New England through the 2022 season, and now that he's moving past his shoulder woes Jones is on track to reprise his duties as the team's primary slot cornerback.
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  • Patriots' Jonathan Jones: Set for season-ending surgery

    Jones (shoulder) will undergo season-ending surgery Monday, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports. Jones was placed on injured reserve after he recently sustained a shoulder injury, and the issue will force him to miss the remainder of the season. The 28-year-old recorded 20 tackles (15 solo), an interception and three pass defenses in 2021.
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  • Patriots' Jonathan Jones: Leaves with rib injury

    Jones went to the locker room with a rib injury and is questionable to return to Sunday's game against Dallas, Jori Epstein of The Dallas Morning News reports. Jones was bent over on the field for a few minutes before heading to the locker room, where he was reported to be in a lot of pain. This leaves the Patriots very thin in the secondary as a number of their corners came into the game inactive for various reasons. Justin Bethel usually only sees special teams work but is now in line for extra snaps.
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  • Patriots' Jonathan Jones: Off injured list

    Jones (undisclosed) isn't listed on the Patriots' injury report Wednesday. Jones injured himself in a joint practice with the Giants, but he is now off the injury list and is expected to play in New England's season opener against the Dolphins. The Patriots don't have much depth at cornerback this season, so Jones' health could end up being crucial for the teams' secondary.
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  • Patriots' Jonathan Jones: Suffers minor injury Thursday

    Jones (undisclosed) suffered a minor injury during Thursday's joint practice with the Giants, Doug Kyed of Pro Football Focus reports. Jones finished the 2020 campaign with 74 tackles and two interceptions in 16 games, and he is expected to be a key cog in the team's secondary this season. The 27-year-old's health is important for the Patriots as they already have a thin cornerback group, and they recently tried to remedy that issue by trading for fifth-round pick Shaun Wade.
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  • Patriots' Jonathan Jones: Game-time call Thursday

    Jones (neck) was listed as questionable for Thursday's game against the Rams, Andrew Callahan of Boston Herald reports. Jones was forced out of last week's win over the Chargers with the neck issue, and he logged limited practice time throughout the week. It appears Jones is trending as a true game-time decision for the game, so his status might not be known until an hour and a half prior to kickoff. If he's forced to sit, Jason McCourty and Myles Bryant would be in line for more snaps at cornerback for the contest.
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  • Patriots' Jonathan Jones: Limited Monday

    Jones (neck) was listed as a limited participant on Monday's practice estimate. Jones suffered this injury during this past Sunday's 45-0 win over the Chargers. He was one of 14 players to be listed as LP on the practice estimate. His status should become more clear as the week progresses, and he'll aim to recover quickly with a Thursday night game against the Rams on the horizon.
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  • Patriots' Jonathan Jones: Ready to play Saturday

    Jones (groin) is officially active for Saturday's game against the Titans The 26-year-old was considered questionable after working as a limited practice participant this week, but he's good to play in Saturday's playoff matchup. Jones could see increased snaps with Jason McCourty (groin) sidelined versus Tennessee.
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  • Patriots' Jonathan Jones: Officially questionable

    Jones (groin) is officially listed as questionable for Saturday's playoff tilt against the Titans. Jones logged a trio of limited practices this week, a good sign for his chances of suiting up against the Titans on Saturday. With Jason McCourty (groin) also listed as questionable, Jones could tentatively have the opportunity for increased snaps come game time.
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  • Patriots' Jonathan Jones: Could play Week 17

    Jones (groin) is questionable for Sunday's game against the Dolphins. Jones missed last Saturday's win over the Bills due to the groin injury, but he was able to return to practice as a limited participant this week. J.C. Jackson would likely play an expanded role should Jones again be sidelined.
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  • Patriots' Jonathan Jones: Won't face Bills

    Jones (groin) is ruled out for Saturday's divisional contest against the Bills. Jones didn't practice in any capacity this week, and he'll now miss his first game of the season. J.C. Jackson will likely play a starting role in the Patriots' secondary as long as Jones remains sidelined.
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  • Patriots' Jonathan Jones: Signs tender

    Jones officially signed his one-year tender offer with the Patriots on Monday, Mike Reiss of ESPN.com reports. Jones signed under the second-round tender designation, which values his contract at $3.095 million for next season. He was productive last season for the Patriots, collecting 56 tackles (44 solo), one sack and three interceptions in 16 games. Jones has proven to be durable, as he has never missed a game in his three-year career.
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  • Patriots' Jonathan Jones: On PUP list

    Jones (ankle) was placed on the Physically Unable to Perform list, Mike Reiss of ESPN.com reports. Jones suffered an ankle injury in the Patriots' divisional victory over the Titans back in January and does not appear to be fully healed. The third-year pro could have an opportunity to see extra time on the field this season as long as he returns to full strength in the near future.
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