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July 26, 2018 11:36 AM
Don Jones: Waived by San Francisco
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Jones (knee) was waived by the 49ers on Wednesday.

Jones spent his past season with the 49ers on injured reserve after tearing his ACL in the preseason finale. A five-year veteran, Jones will likely have to prove he's fully healed from the knee injury before he lands a spot on another team.

April 16, 2018 09:28 PM
49ers' Don Jones: Recovering from torn ACL
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Jones was revealed to be recovering from a torn ACL, Steffany Means of WBRC FOX6 News reports. "My knee is coming along real good. I think I have another month or two but I think I will be back to fully recovered soon," the safety said.

Jones hurt his knee during the 49ers' final preseason game in 2017, but the full extent of his injury wasn't previously known. The Arkansas State product seems unlikely to be fully available until training camp starts back up in late July or early August.

September 1, 2017 11:56 AM
49ers' Don Jones: Injures knee in preseason finale
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Jones (knee) is questionable to return to Thursday's preseason game against the Chargers.

Jones suffered a knee injury of unknown severity. He'll presumably undergo further testing.

March 14, 2017 03:24 PM
49ers' Don Jones: Inks two-year deal with Niners
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Jones signed a two-year contract with the 49ers on Friday.

Jones is among the best gunners in the league and led the Texans with 11 special teams tackles in 2016, despite playing in just nine games. Given the barren nature of the 49ers' secondary, he could conceivably carve out a role on defense this upcoming season.

December 21, 2016 05:35 PM
Texans' Don Jones: Full participant Wenesday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Jones (illness) was a full participant in practice Wednesday.

The safety missed Sunday's game against Jacksonville due to illness, but all signs point to him being ready to play in Week 16 against Cincinnati.

December 16, 2016 05:30 PM
Texans' Don Jones: Ruled out Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Jones (illness) will not play in Sunday's game against Jacksonville.

Jones missed Friday's practice session due to illness and he'll get a few extra days to recover. He'll likely be ready to roll next week, when the Texans take on Cincinnati.

October 19, 2016 02:40 PM
Don Jones: Signed by Texans
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Jones was signed to the Texans' 53-man roster Wednesday, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports.

Jones' arrival will add depth at safety after the team was forced to place K.J. Dillon on IR with a torn ACL. The Texans' will be the fifth team Jones plays for thus far in his four-year career.

June 1, 2015 02:04 PM
Dolphins LT Branden Albert, DB Don Jones out of OTAs
by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

As expected, Dolphins left tackle Branden Albert (knee) and defensive back Don Jones (shoulder) have been ruled out of OTA work, per the Miami Herald.

Albert is expected to be ready to roll for the season opener. The team has repeatedly claimed that he is on track, though offensive line coach John Benton is making no guarantees.

"From what I've heard it looks promising," he told the Palm Beach Post. "To say I'm confident is probably a little bit of a stretch. He promises me. I certainly hope that's the case - we're a much better crew with him. At the same time you have to make the plans that he won't (be ready)."

The shoulder injury that has sidelined Jones has been a factor since late in the regular season.

June 2, 2015 04:33 AM
Dolphins unveil Week 17 injury report
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

The Dolphins enter Week 17 against the Jets relatively healthy, with only three players listed as questionable and nine players listed as probable.

Linebacker Jelani Jenkins (foot), defensive end Derrick Shelby (ankle) and tackle Dallas Thomas (foot) were labeled as questionable. Tight end Charles Clay (hamstring, knee), cornerback Cortland Finnegan (ankle, knee), linebacker Jonathan Freeny (hamstring), safety Don Jones (shoulder), linebacker Koa Misi (hamstring, knee), defensive tackle Earl Mitchell (back), defensive tackle Jared Odrick (ankle), running back Daniel Thomas (knee) and wide receiver Mike Wallace (back) were all deemed probable.

June 2, 2015 04:39 AM
Dolphins announce inactives for Week 16 vs. Vikings
by Sean D'Oliveira | CBS Sports Staff

The Dolphins listed the following players as inactive for Sunday’s game against the Vikings: Rishard Matthews, Daniel Thomas, Don Jones, Chris McCain, Dallas Thomas, Nate Garner and Matt Hazel.

Tight end Charles Clay (hamstring) was listed as probable and is active. Linebacker Jelani Jenkins (foot) and cornerback Jamar Taylor (shoulder) were listed as questionable, but are active.

The Dolphins are 4 1/2-point favorites.

June 2, 2015 04:40 AM
Dolphins list Charles Clay as probable for Week 16
by Sean D'Oliveira | CBS Sports Staff

The Dolphins released their final injury report for the Week 16 matchup against the Vikings and tight end Charles Clay (hamstring) is listed as probable.

The Dolphins listed Jelani Jenkins (foot), Don Jones (shoulder) and Jamar Taylor (shoulder) as questionable.

The Dolphins deemed offensive lineman Nate Garner (illness) out. Dallas Thomas (foot) and Daniel Thomas (knee) are listed as doubtful.

The following players are listed as probable: Koa Misi ,Chris McCainCortland FinneganJonathan Freeny and Jordie Tripp.

The Dolphins are 6 1/2-point favorites.

June 2, 2015 05:08 AM
Safety Don Jones signs with Dolphins
by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

The Dolphins have signed defensive back and special teams standout Don Jones, who was let go Thursday by New England, per the South Florida Sun Sentinel.

Jones played in 25 of 27 games for the Patriots during the last two seasons.

June 2, 2015 05:09 AM
Pats waive S Don Jones
by Larry Hartstein |

The Patriots waived safety Don Jones, a core special teams player, reports ESPN.com.

June 2, 2015 05:24 AM
Patriots list Week 11 inactives vs. Colts
by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

The Patriots have listed the following players as inactive for Sunday night's matchup with the Colts: defensive linemen Chandler Jones (hip) and Casey Walker, wide receiver Aaron Dobson, cornerback Alfonzo Dennard, running back James White, offensive lineman Jordan Devey and safety Don Jones.

All four players listed as questionable for Sunday's game are active, including center Ryan Wendell (knee), offensive tackle Cameron Fleming (finger), defensive tackle Dominique Easley (knee) and safety Nate Ebner (finger). Quarterback Tom Brady (ankle) and wide receiver Matthew Slater (shoulder) also active after being listed as probable to play.

June 2, 2015 06:23 AM
Jamie Collins among Patriots cleared for MNF
by Larry Hartstein |

Several Patriots who were on the injury report are active for Monday's game in Kansas City, including linebacker Jamie Collins, who was probable with a thigh injury. Guard Dan Connolly (foot), defensive end Michael Buchanan (ankle) and safety Don Jones (hamstring) also are suiting up.

June 2, 2015 06:26 AM
Six Patriots probable to play in Week 4
by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

The Patriots have listed six players as probable for Week 4 on the team's final injury report Saturday, including tight end Rob Gronkowski (knee), defensive lineman Michael Buchanan (ankle), linebacker Jamie Collins (thigh), offensive lineman Dan Connolly (foot), cornerback Alfonzo Dennard (shoulder) and safety Don Jones (hamstring).

All six players were limited in practice Saturday, but all have designated as probable to play. Gronkowski played in more than 50 percent of the team's offensive snaps in Week 3 for the first time this season and should continue to see his workload increase.

June 2, 2015 06:33 AM
Patriots reveal Week 3 inactives
by Scott White | Senior Fantasy Writer

The Patriots' list of inactives for Week 3 against Oakland includes defensive back Alfonzo Dennard (shoulder), defensive back Don Jones (hamstring), offensive lineman Ryan Wendell (knee), defensive lineman Zach Moore, wide receiver Aaron Dobson, offensive lineman Josh Kline and running back James White. Moore, Dobson, Kline and White are all healthy scratches.

June 2, 2015 06:54 AM
Patriots claim Don Jones off waivers
by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

The Patriots have been awarded safety Don Jones on waivers from the Dolphins and waived offensive lineman Chris Barker in a corresponding move.

The Patriots will likely be looking for some extra insight on their Week 1 opponent after bringing the former Dolphin into the fold. The move leaves the Patriots with six safeties on the roster.

June 2, 2015 03:50 PM
Dolphins healthy for Sunday game
by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

The Dolphins have placed 10 players on their Friday injury report, but only running back Daniel Thomas (ankle) is questionable for the critical battle against the Jets. The others are probable, including quarterback Ryan Tannehill (knee). The other offensive players are wide receivers <span data-shortcode="annotation" data-id="563622" data-text="Brian Hartline" data-canon="Brian Hartline" data-type="SPORTS_OBJECT_PLAYER" id="shortcode0"> (knee) and Marlon Moore (wrist).

The defensive probables are defensive backs Jamar Taylor (hamstring), Don Jones (elbow/abdomen) and Chris Clemons (knee/hamstring), linebacker Koa Misi (triceps) and tackles Jared Odrick (wrist) and Paul Soliai (ankle).

June 2, 2015 04:39 PM
Defensive players dominate Dolphins injury report
by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

Only defensive players are listed on the Friday injury report released by the Dolphins. But most of them are probable and will almost certainly play against Carolina on Sunday.

The probables are cornerback Nolan Carroll (ankle), safety Chris Clemons (glute), linebackers Dannell Ellerbe (knee), Koa Misi (shoulder) and Jonathan Freeny (shoulder) and tackle Paul Soliai (knee).

Listed as questionable are end Cameron Wake (knee), linebacker Jason Trusnik (rib) and cornerback Don Jones (elbow). Fellow cornerback Dimitri Patterson (groin) is out.

 

Player Info

Height/Weight:
5-11/195
Birthdate:
05/14/1990
Age:
31
Hometown:
Tuscumbia, AL, USA
School:
Arkansas State
NFL Experience:
6
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