Jones was released Tuesday by the Saints, Josh Katzenstein of The New Orleans Times-Picayune reports.
Jones was signed nearly three weeks ago by New Orleans after being released from the Dolphins earlier his year. He has totaled 70 starts in 109 career games as a defensive end.
Jones agreed to a contract with the Saints on Saturday, Herbie Teope of The Times-Picayune reports.
Jones, a second-round pick with the Titans in 2008, has also spent time with the Eagles, Lions and most recently the Dolphins. He has totaled 70 starts in 109 games. The veteran will look to earn a role providing depth at defensive end with the team.
Jones was released by the Dolphins on Friday, the Sun Sentinel reports.
Jones is in good health and his release apparently has nothing to do with a legal issue. However, the Dolphins apparently had no plans on playing him in this weekend's wild-card playoff game. Look for Miami to fill his vacated roster spot in short order.
Jones was reinstated from a two game suspension on Monday, Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network reports.
Jones was suspended on Nov. 21 for two games after violating the leagues substance abuse policy. He will presumably slide back into the defensive line rotation, and help provide depth for the Dolphins.
Jones was suspended two games for violating the leagues substance abuse policy, Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald reports.
The suspension will begin immediately which means Jones will be eligible to return Week 14. Jones has been part of a defensive line rotation and has 23 tackles and 2.5 sacks to date this season.
Jones (ankle) is active for Thursday's matchup with the Bengals.
Though he was listed as questionable it was expected that Jones would be active for Thursday's tilt after practicing fully on Tuesday and Wednesday. He recorded two tackles in last week's win over the Browns.
Jones (ankle) is considered questionable for Thursday's contest against the Bengals, Adam Beasley of the Miami Herald reports.
Jones was able to practice fully on both Tuesday and Wednesday, which should mean he'll be ready for game action on Thursday. He figures to provide depth at defensive end, while starters Mario Williams and Cameron Wake remain healthy.
Jones (ankle) was a full participant in Tuesday's practice.
Jones was limited in Monday's practice session due to an ankle injury. He was questionable for Sunday's win over the Browns, but ended up taking the field for 55 plays, recording three tackles in the process. His full participation Tuesday makes it likely that he'll be on the field once again for Week 4, although the Dolphins are facing a quick turnaround with Thursday's tilt against the Bengals looming.
Jones (ankle) is uncertain to play in Week 3, the Sun Sentinel reports.
Jones turned an ankle during Thursday's practice and did not participate on Friday. However, he was witnessed walking without a limp after Friday's session and appears to have a favorable chance to play. If he's ultimately ruled out, Cameron Wake may be called upon to receive more playing time than he's been given to start the 2016 campaign.
Jones has signed a one-year contract with the Dolphins, NFL.com's Ian Rapoport reports.
Jones' deal is reportedly worth more than $1.5 million, and although he's recovering from offseason knee surgery, the veteran will help Miami's options while Cameron Wake comes back from his Achilles tear. A starter in 31 of 32 games for the Lions the past two years, Jones posted 31 tackles and 4.5 sacks last season.
Jones and the Dolphins are close to reaching an agreement on a contract, Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald reports.
Jones had 31 tackles and 4.5 sacks in 15 games for Detroit last season. He will provide the Dolphins with another veteran presence along the defensive line should he sign on the dotted line.
Jones (knee) is active for Sunday's matchup against the Bears.
Jones, one of the Lions' starting defensive ends, was cleared to play in Week 6 after returning to full practice Friday. The 29-year-old has recorded 12 tackles, 1.5 sacks, and a forced fumble so far this season.
The Lions have announced that they have activated two starters - defensive end Jason Jones and right tackle LaAdrian Waddle - off the Physically Unable to Perform (PUP) list.
Wadde has recovered from a partially torn ACL while Jones was dealing with a knee ailment that required surgery.
Lions defensive end Jason Jones was not able to attend practice this week because of a recent procedure he underwent for an undisclosed injury, reports Mlive.com.
While Jones missed the recent minicamp, the Lions expect him to be ready for training camp.
"He had a little bit of an injury that he got taken care of," coach Jim Caldwell said. "So should be good."
Lions defensive end Jason Jones should be fine for the Sunday game at New England after returning to practice Friday. He had missed the last two sessions due to a family medical emergency.
Jones has started every game this season with two sacks. He has contributed to 12 tackles.
The following starters will not suit up for the Lions Thursday night against the Bills: Quarterback Matthew Stafford, receivers Calvin Johnson and Golden Tate, running back Reggie Bush, center Dominic Raiola, guard Rob Sims and tight end Brandon Pettigrew, defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh, cornerback Rashean Mathis, defensive end Jason Jones, safeties James Ihedigbo and Don Carey and linebacker Kyle Van Noy.
Eight months removed from surgery to fix a ruptured patellar tendon, Lions defensive end Jason Jones is participating in OTAs on a limited basis, reports the Detroit Free Press. "I feel good,” Jones told the paper. "It’s definitely a long offseason for me, so I’m ready to get back out there."
Jones played in parts of three games before being shelved last season.
Lions defensive end Jason Jones, who ruptured his patellar tendon in Week 3 last season, told MLive.com he'll be ready for OTAs. Jones produced at least three sacks in each of his first five seasons.
Lions defensive end Jason Jones, who ruptured his patellar tendon Week 3, told the team's website his recovery is on schedule and he'll be 100 percent by training camp in July. “In another month I’ll be back on the field running and stuff like that so my recovery is going well,” Jones said.
Lions defensive end Jason Jones has ruptured his patellar tendon and will miss the rest of the season, NFL.com reports Sunday. Jones had to leave Sunday's Week 3 game in Washington due to the injury.
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