player photo

96 Arthur Jones DT

Key Stats

Player Updates

November 11, 2017 11:28 PM
Redskins' Arthur Jones: Lands on injured reserve
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

The Redskins placed Jones (shoulder) on injured reserve Saturday.

Jones dislocated his shoulder in Sunday's win over the Seahawks and was expected to miss some time. Stacy McGee remains the lone reserve nose tackle for the Redskins, who continue to be plagued by injuries.

November 11, 2017 05:08 PM
Redskins' Arthur Jones: Out Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Jones (shoulder) will not play in Sunday's game against the Vikings, Stephen Czarda of the Redskins' official website reports.

Jones dislocated his shoulder in the Redskins' Week 9 victory over the Seahawks. He will likely be reevaluated by the team next week.

November 6, 2017 03:40 PM
Redskins' Arthur Jones: Likely to miss time with injury
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Redskins head coach Jay Gruden said that Jones dislocated his shoulder in Sunday's win over the Seahawks and "could miss time," John Keim of reports.

Gruden didn't reveal whether or not Jones would require surgery to address the injury, which would likely spell an end to his season. It appears the team will reevaluate Jones in the coming days to determine the best method for his recovery, but no matter what is ultimately decided, it looks as though he won't be ready to play Week 10 against the Vikings.

November 6, 2017 09:12 AM
Redskins' Arthur Jones: Questionable to return to Sunday's game
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Jones is questionable to return to Sunday's contest against the Seahawks after suffering a shoulder injury.

Jones adds depth for the Redskins along their defensive line so if he is forced out for the rest of the game, it may affect Washington's rotations.

November 1, 2017 07:05 PM
Redskins' Arthur Jones: Signing with Redskins
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Jones is signing with the Redskins, John Keim of reports.

Jones worked out for the Redskins on Tuesday and is now set to join the team as they aim to bolster their defensive line. The veteran missed half of last season due to a groin injury and underwent sports hernia surgery at the beginning of July, which is likely the main reason he failed to make a roster at the start of the season. Jones should give Washington a bit more depth with Matthew Ioannidis set to miss time due to hand surgery.

July 25, 2017 03:20 PM
Arthur Jones: Undergoes sports hernia surgery
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Jones underwent sports hernia surgery roughly three weeks ago, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.

The procedure is likely related to the groin issue that landed Jones on injured reserve for the final eight games of the 2016 season. While it isn't clear when Jones is aiming to return, Rapoport added that the defensive lineman is likely to remain a free agent until after the season begins. Health will be a concern for any team interested in signing the veteran tackle, considering he's missed 33 games in his six-season career.

March 24, 2017 11:32 AM
Arthur Jones: Released by Colts
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Jones (groin) was released by the Colts on Friday.

Jones was due to count over $7 million against the cap this season, which was unpalatable for someone that played in just 17 games over the past three seasons. The 30-year-old will now look to land elsewhere and get healthy ahead of the 2017 campaign.

December 19, 2016 04:05 PM
Colts' Arthur Jones: Placed on injured reserve
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Jones (groin) has been placed on the injured reserve.

Jones is a key loss for the Colts run defense. Zach Kerr will likely see increased snaps along the Indianapolis' defensive line with Jones out.

December 16, 2016 03:15 PM
Colts' Arthur Jones: Out Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Jones (groin) has been ruled out for Sunday's tilt against the Vikings, Kevin Bowen of reports.

Jones was coming off the best game of his 2016 campaign in Week 14 with eight tackles (four solo), but a groin issue will keep him sidelined in Week 15. Hassan Ridgeway could see additional reps at defensive end as a result, although he remain in a back-up role.

November 20, 2016 11:40 AM
Colts' Arthur Jones: Available Sunday against Tennessee
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Jones (illness) is active for Sunday's matchup against Tennessee.

Jones was a bit under the weather Friday, and was excused from the team's practice as a result. As expected, it won't prevent him from suiting up and providing the Colts with another pass rush option.

November 18, 2016 03:52 PM
Colts' Arthur Jones: Questionable to play
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Jones (illness) is questionable to play Sunday against the Titans, Kevin Bowen of the Colts' official site reports.

Jones went home sick Friday, but should be ready in time for Sunday's game.

October 9, 2016 12:02 PM
Colts' Arthur Jones: Will not play Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Although Jones is eligible to reutrn from a suspension, he will not play Sunday as he's among the game day inactives.

Jones' return could help a struggling defensive line, but he may need another week or two before he's up to full speed.

October 8, 2016 02:36 PM
Colts' Arthur Jones: Activated from exempt list
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Jones has been activated from the exempt list, Zak Keefer of the IndyStar reports.

Jones was suspended earlier this summer for violating the NFL's policy on PEDs. He was evaluated by the team prior to being activated.

October 4, 2016 10:20 AM
Colts' Arthur Jones: Eligible to return from suspension
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Jones (suspension) is back with the Colts and can be activated this week, the team's official website reports.

The Colts will evaluate Jones' conditioning before he's activated, as the team does have a one-week exemption it can use to give the veteran defensive lineman some extra time to get ready. If everything checks out in practice, Jones will make his 2016 debut Sunday against the Bears, though he might have a rather limited role. He's unlikely to emerge as an IDP option, even in deep formats.

July 22, 2016 03:50 PM
Colts' Arthur Jones: Gets four-game PED suspension
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Jones will be suspended for the first four games of the 2016 season for violating the NFL policy on PEDs, Ian Rapoport of reports.

Jones missed the entire 2015 season due to torn ligaments in his ankle and did not participate in spring practices. He may have been sidelined to start the season even without the suspension, but this still hurts Indy's depth on the defensive line.

May 19, 2016 09:44 AM
Colts' Arthur Jones: Working toward July return
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Jones (ankle) will not participate in spring OTAs, but is scheduled to return to the field with the start of training camp in late July, the Indianapolis Star reports.

Jones missed the entire 2015 season due to torn ligaments in his ankle. It sounds like he's on pace to return, but we'll need to see how he holds up during training camp.

March 10, 2016 10:24 AM
Colts' Arthur Jones: Accepts pay cut
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Jones (ankle) accepted a pay cut from $4.5 million to $2.5 million for 2016, but he can earn the difference back through roster bonuses and incentives, ESPN's Field Yates reports.

Jones has been a major disappointment through the first two seasons of his five-year contract, playing just nine games in 2014 and then missing the entire 2015 season due to torn ligaments in his ankle. He was thus a prime candidate to be released, but his willingness to take a pay cut should keep him in Indianapolis for at least one more season. Though not an IDP option, Jones could help shore up Indy's run defense if he's able to stay on the field.

September 5, 2015 05:20 PM
Colts place DL Arthur Jones on IR
by Sean D'Oliveira | CBS Sports Staff

Colts defensive lineman Arthur Jones was placed on injured reserve, which ends his 2015 season, a source told Jones underwent ankle surgery Friday.

Jones produced 23 tackles and 1 1/2 sacks in nine games last season.

September 2, 2015 01:20 PM
Report: Colts DT Arthur Jones needs ankle surgery
by Sean D'Oliveira | CBS Sports Staff

The 2015 season for Colts defensive tackle Arthur Jones is in doubt with the tackle reportedly needing surgery to repair torn ligaments in his ankle, sources told

Jones could be placed on the injured reserve/designated to return list. Jones produced 23 tackles and 1 1/2 sacks in nine games last season.

June 1, 2015 04:40 PM
Colts a different team against the run thanks to Art Jones
by Larry Hartstein |

The Patriots have run for 480 yards and 10 touchdowns in two recent meetings with the Colts. Indy defensive end Arthur Jones, a 6-3, 337-pounder, wasn't there for either.

Jones, who missed the Week 11 meeting with an ankle injury, is set to play in Sunday's AFC Championship Game at New England.

“(Jones has) made a huge impact,” Colts coach Chuck Pagano told “It was too bad that we lost him early for that span. Right now he’s feeling really good and he’s very disruptive. He does a great job along with those other guys of forcing double-teams. He commands a double-team. He’s sideline to sideline. He’s a great effort, great energy guy, can give you some push in the middle of the pocket in the pass game. Certainly, it’s good to have Art playing at the level that he’s playing at.”

Without Jones this season, the Colts have given up 4.7 yards per carry. With him, they're yielding 3.7 ypc.

Indy is a 6.5-point underdog Sunday.


Player Info

Rochester, NY, USA
NFL Experience: