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December 16, 2019 09:20 PM
Derrick Jones: Works out with Browns
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Jones (undisclosed) had a tryout with the Browns on Monday, freelance NFL writer Howard Balzer reports.

Jones spent training camp with the Browns but was placed on injured reserve before final roster cuts with an undisclosed injury. He and the team did not take long to come to terms on an injury settlement, but he has not found a new home since. His workout with the Browns indicates he is at least back to full health.

August 27, 2019 12:08 AM
Derrick Jones: Waived Monday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Jones (undisclosed) was waived with an injury settlement Monday.

Jones limped off the practice field last week with an undisclosed injury. The cornerback has already spent time with two teams this preseason, it remains to be seen if he'll be healthy enough to join a third.

August 22, 2019 12:08 PM
Texans' Derrick Jones: Leaves Wednesday's practice
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Jones limped off the field at practice Wednesday, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports.

Jones was waived by the Packers earlier in August due to a failed physical, but it's unclear if the new injury is related. The 24-year-old made his practice debut for the Texans on Tuesday, so it didn't take long for him to end up on on the injury report.

August 20, 2019 07:36 PM
Texans' Derrick Jones: Makes practice debut
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Jones suited up for practice for the first time since signing with the Texans, Deepi Sidhu of the Texans' official site reports.

Jones spent the last two seasons with the Jets and played a total of 39 snaps on defense. The ceiling for Jones is that he makes the team as a special teams player where he could be an injury or two away from playing on defense.

August 20, 2019 12:00 PM
Texans' Derrick Jones: Inks with Houston
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Jones signed a deal with the Texans, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports.

Jones joins a secondary that's 12 players deep at the cornerback position. The Texans ranked 28th with 260.4 passing yards allowed per game in 2018, so they are looking to bolster what was a weak spot.

August 14, 2019 12:32 AM
Derrick Jones: Waived by Packers
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Jones was waived by the Packers on Tuesday due to a failed physical, Rob Demovsky of ESPN.com reports.

Green Bay claimed Jones off waivers on Sunday after he was let go by the Jets. However, there were some issues with his physical, and they will now opt to pass on him. The 24-year-old has suited up for four games during his two-year career, as he has primarily been on practice squad rosters.

August 12, 2019 10:08 AM
Packers' Derrick Jones: Claimed by Green Bay
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Jones was claimed off waivers by the Packers on Sunday, Rob Demovsky of ESPN.com reports.

Jones has spent the last two seasons with the Jets, but he's only appeared in four games. He'll look to compete for a depth role in Green Bay's secondary moving forward.

April 30, 2017 05:00 AM
Jets' Derrick Jones: Picked by Jets
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

The Jets selected Jones in the sixth round of the 2017 NFL Draft, 204th overall.

Jones (6-foot-2, 189 pounds) is a lanky corner who is just an upside lottery ticket for the Jets at this point in the draft. At the Mississippi pro day he ran a 4.48-second 40 along with a 41-inch vertical and a remarkable 140-inch broad jump.

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Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-2/188
Birthdate:
12/4/1994
Age:
25
Hometown:
Eupora, MS, USA
School:
Ole Miss
NFL Experience:
3
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