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May 14, 2019 02:00 AM
Texans' Taiwan Jones: Lands in Houston
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Jones signed a contract with the Texans on Monday, Field Yates of ESPN reports.

Jones appeared in six games with the Bills in 2018 as the team's special-teams captain before landing on injured reserve due to a neck injury. Now healthy, the 30-year-old projects to hold a role on special teams, assuming he makes the 53-man roster.

October 31, 2018 11:24 AM
Bills' Taiwan Jones: Placed on IR
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

The Bills moved Jones (neck) to injured reserve Wednesday, Chris Brown of the team's official site reports.

Jones hadn't played since Oct. 14 due to the neck injury and didn't seem to be making much progress in his recovery, as he failed to practice in any capacity prior to the Bills' Week 8 loss to the Patriots. The transaction opens up a roster spot for quarterback Matt Barkley, who was signed to a one-year deal to provide added insurance behind Nathan Peterman while Josh Allen (shoulder) and Derek Anderson (concussion) tend to injuries.

October 27, 2018 01:12 PM
Bills' Taiwan Jones: Out Monday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Jones (neck) will not play in Monday's matchup with the Patriots, Matthew Fairburn of The Athletic reports.

Jones will miss his second straight game due to a neck injury he suffered in Week 6 against the Texans. His absence at practice throughout the week makes this news relatively unsurprising. LeSean McCoy (concussion) is still in the league's protocol and Chris Ivory has a minor hamstring injury, which leaves Marcus Murphy as the team's only truly healthy back. Even if the first two veterans play Monday -- which still seems likely -- Murphy is the guy most likely to fill Jones' special teams duties.

October 25, 2018 02:20 PM
Bills' Taiwan Jones: Not practicing Thursday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Jones (neck) didn't practice Thursday, Chris Brown of the Bills' official site reports.

Jones originally suffered a neck injury in Week 6 against the Texans, and was unable to suit up in Week 7. His status for Week 8 is still up in the air, but this news certainly doesn't bode well for his return to the field. If Jones is unable to suit up in Week 8, Marcus Murphy would likely continue to assume his role on special teams and provide depth at running back.

October 19, 2018 02:16 PM
Bills' Taiwan Jones: Out Week 7 with neck injury
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Jones won't play Sunday against the Colts due to a neck injury, Mike Rodak of reports.

It wasn't previously known why Jones was unable to practice, but the Bills finally revealed the source of the running back's discomfort in addition to ruling him out. The extent of Jones' setback isn't certain, however, so it remains to be seen if he'll miss any additional action beyond this week. Marcus Murphy might be asked to suit up this week and take on Jones' roles on special teams and as a depth running back.

October 18, 2018 09:24 AM
Bills' Taiwan Jones: Not practicing Wednesday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Jones (undisclosed) didn't practice Wednesday, Chris Brown of the Bills' official site reports.

Jones is considered week-to-week after suffering the unspecified injury during Sunday's loss to the Texans. It remains to be seen whether Jones will suit up against the Colts in Week 7, but if Buffalo's special teams captain remains sidelined for any amount of time, it's possible that fellow depth back Marcus Murphy could serve as the team's primary kickoff and punt returner.

October 15, 2018 04:24 PM
Bills' Taiwan Jones: Suffers injury in Week 6 loss
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Jones is week-to-week with an undisclosed injury suffered during Sunday's loss to the Texans, Chris Brown of the Bills' official sitereports.

Jones is a strong special teams player, but as a depth player and with the Bills having other options in the return game, his loss wouldn't be that big of a hit to a team that has much bigger problems trying to figure out the current mess of a quarterback situation.

September 23, 2018 11:52 AM
Bills' Taiwan Jones: Good to go Week 3
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Jones (head) is active Sunday against the Vikings.

Jones will make the active roster Week 3 despite logging limited practices all week due to a head injury that wasn't ruled a concussion. He's been primarily a special teams player all season, having yet to record an offensive snap. There's a slight chance that changes this week with LeSean McCoy (ribs) inactive, though Chris Ivory and Marcus Murphy are expected to lead the Buffalo rushing attack.

September 21, 2018 08:12 PM
Bills' Taiwan Jones: Limited all week
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Jones (head) practiced on a limited basis for the third straight day Friday and is listed as questionable for Sunday's game in Minnesota, the Bills' official site reports.

Jones did not suffer a concussion, even though he took a nasty and bloody hit last week, so it seems like he'll be able to play through the cuts and scrapes come Sunday. If he's scratched, it would have just as much to do with LeSean McCoy (ribs) suiting up and the Bills trying to use their depth at other positions.

September 20, 2018 04:56 PM
Bills' Taiwan Jones: Two limited practices
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Jones (head) practiced on a limited basis for the second straight day Thursday, the Bills' official site reports.

Jones surprisingly didn't get concussed on a Week 2 hit where he took a licking after his helmet had already fallen off on the play. It looks like the veteran and special-teams stud will keep on ticking even though he's scraped up. The Bills could use some extra depth at running back this week, given that LeSean McCoy will be playing at less than 100 percent, if he plays at all.

September 18, 2018 06:16 AM
Bills' Taiwan Jones: No concussion
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Coach Sean McDermott said Monday that Jones did not suffer a concussion during Sunday's loss to the Chargers and had his head "bruised and cut up" from taking a hit after his helmet had previously fallen off, Chris Brown of the Bills' official site reports.

Jones doesn't factor much into the offense, but he is a strong special teams player. Moreover, with LeSean McCoy (ribs) in pain and perhaps limited heading into Week 3, it'd help the team and the running back depth if Jones can suit up this week against Minnesota.

September 16, 2018 03:56 PM
Bills' Taiwan Jones: Questionable to return Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Jones is questionable to return to Sunday's game against the Chargers due to a head injury, Mike Rodak of reports.

As long as Jones remains sidelined, Marcus Murphy will serve as Buffalo's primary kick returner. The severity of Jones' injury has yet to be disclosed, so expect an update after Sunday's game concludes.

September 8, 2018 10:28 AM
Bills' Taiwan Jones: Likely kickoff returner Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

With Ray-Ray McCloud listed as out for Sunday's opener, Jones is expected to serve as the primary kickoff return man, Chris Brown of the Bills' official site reports.

This is likely the reason Jones made the final roster over Travaris Cadet, though it's doubtful Jones will see any running back carries. Additionally, he may not see an abundance of return opportunities with Justin Tucker doing the kicking for the Ravens.

June 27, 2018 04:08 PM
Bills' Taiwan Jones: Competing for kick-return job
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Jones (arm) and Travaris Cadet served as the Bills' kickoff returners during June minicamp, Joe Buscaglia of reports.

A career special teamer, Jones returned two kicks for 50 yards in eight games with Buffalo last season before a broken arm ended his campaign in early November. He re-signed with the Bills in March and is now expected to compete with Cadet, Marcus Murphy and Keith Ford for what likely will be two roster spots. LeSean McCoy and Chris Ivory appear locked in atop the depth chart at running back.

March 16, 2018 10:16 AM
Taiwan Jones: Back in Buffalo
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Jones (arm) is re-signing with the Bills.

Jones played 128 snaps on special teams and only three on offense in eight games for the Bills last season before a broken arm landed him on injured reserve. While unlikely to be part of the equation in the backfield, his contributions on special teams could help him stick around the roster as the No. 4 running back. Jones figures to recover from the broken arm before training camp, if he hasn't already.

November 4, 2017 12:08 PM
Bills' Taiwan Jones: Placed on IR
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Jones (arm) was placed on injured reserve Saturday, Joe Buscaglia of 7 ABC Buffalo reports.

Unsurprisingly, Jones has been placed on IR after being lost for the season due to a broken arm. As a result, the Bills signed Travaris Cadet, who most recently played for the Jets, to bolster their backfield.

November 3, 2017 04:08 PM
Bills' Taiwan Jones: Breaks arm, out for season
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Bills head coach Sean McDermott said Jones will miss the rest of the season after breaking his arm in Thursday's loss to the Jets, The Buffalo News reports.

Jones had been a consistent contributor on special teams for the Bills throughout the season. He was the victim of some bad luck Thursday when teammate Shamarko Thomas dove onto him while attempting to recover an onside kick, fracturing Jones' arm in the process. The Bills will likely sign a free-agent running back prior to their next game Week 10 against the Saints to add depth behind LeSean McCoy and Mike Tolbert, the lone other healthy running backs on the roster.

November 3, 2017 10:56 AM
Bills' Taiwan Jones: Out for rest of Thursday's game
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Jones is out for the rest of Thursday's contest against the Jets with an arm injury.

Jones was injured during an onside kick attempt and was carted to the locker room with his arm in an air cast, which suggests that the reserve running back is likely to miss some time. Jones has recorded just one catch for 11 yards this season, though his absence would represent a hit to the Bills' return unit.

October 6, 2017 01:19 AM
Bills' Taiwan Jones: Full practice Thursday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Jones (knee), who was a limited participant Wednesday, practiced fully Thursday.

Jones has yet to take an offensive snap this season, but his fine work on special teams is keeping him active each Sunday. He remains the third or fourth option when it comes to carries, however.

September 4, 2017 12:16 PM
Bills' Taiwan Jones: Could be part of backup committee
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Bills coach Sean McDermott said the team will use a committee behind LeSean McCoy, mentioning Jones, Mike Tolbert and Joe Banyard, Joe Buscaglia of 7 ABC Buffalo reports.

A 2011 fourth-round pick, Jones has mostly played special teams to this point in his career, taking 44 carries for 183 yards and catching 17 passes for 240 yards in 66 career games. He'd likely be at the bottom of the pecking order even if McCoy were to suffer an injury.

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2012Oakland Raiders1406213.57001
2013Oakland Raiders1605234.619001
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2016Oakland Raiders1301-8-8.0-8000
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Kick Returns
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2012Oakland Raiders1422211.01600
2013Oakland Raiders162662324.04101
2014Oakland Raiders100---000
2015Oakland Raiders123182926.77002
2016Oakland Raiders13811214.02100
2017Buffalo Bills825025.02700
2018Buffalo Bills658917.82700
Defensive Stats
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2013Oakland Raiders161412.020000.0000
2014Oakland Raiders100.000000.0000
2015Oakland Raiders1275.020000.0000
2016Oakland Raiders1343.010000.0000
2017Buffalo Bills833.000000.0000
2018Buffalo Bills655.000000.0000
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2014Oakland Raiders100000000
2015Oakland Raiders1221010010
2016Oakland Raiders1300001010
2017Buffalo Bills800000000
2018Buffalo Bills600000000

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