WR T.J. Jones - Detroit Lions
|6-0, 188||Born: 7-19-1992||College: Notre Dame||Drafted: Round 6|
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Recent Game Summaries
2017 Week 15 vs CHI (3 / 3 / 26 / 1 rec)
T.J. Jones contributed in an ancillary role in the offense, scoring a touchdown on a rub route. Jones also ran a comeback along the sideline where he was able to get his feet in bounds. With Golladay in the lineup, Jones is relegated to a WR4 role, but is a dependable player when called upon by Matthew Stafford.
2017 Week 9 vs GB (2 / 2 / 29 / 0 rec)
T.J. Jones continued in ancillary usage on the perimeter of the field. T.J. Jones is capable of exploiting the deep perimeter, where Stafford has been successful the past two weeks. Jones continued his role as the number three wide receiver with Kenny Golladay still out of the lineup with an injury.
2017 Week 8 vs PIT (8 / 4 / 88 / 0 rec)
T.J Jones was targeted eight times, with four receptions and a season high 88 yards. Jones was used frequently along the deep perimeter of the field, with chunk gains of 25 and 34 yards. He was also targeted in the end zone on a ball that was poorly thrown by Matthew Stafford, and pulled Jones too far out of bounds to make the catch in the end zone.
2017 Week 6 vs NO (9 / 3 / 33 / 0 rec)
T.J. Jones again ran as the third wide receiver with Kenny Golladay inactive. His day was forgettable, with a target deflected on a screen pass, and a ball bouncing off him when he was not looking on a crossing route. He also had a drop on a target in the deep middle of the field. His lone highlight was a 24-yard catch and run.
2017 Week 5 vs CAR (4 / 2 / 12 / 0 rec)
T.J. Jones continued to fill in for the injured Kenny Golladay against Carolina. He was limited to two catches on four targets for 12 yards. However, Jones had the opportunity for a much bigger day, drawing an end zone pass interference penalty that set up Detroit's first touchdown. Jones was also targeted on a fade in the end zone where he separated from his defender in coverage. However, Matthew Stafford's throw had little touch and did not allow Jones the ability to catch the pass.
2017 Week 4 vs MIN (5 / 3 / 33 / 0 rec)
T.J. Jones ran as the third receiver with Kenny Golladay inactive. He saw high value targets, including an end zone target that was poorly thrown by Matthew Stafford and nearly intercepted by CB Trey Waynes. He also caught a quick out for a two-point conversion. He caught three of his five targets for 33 yards.
2017 Week 3 vs ATL (3 / 3 / 63 / 0 rec)
T.J. Jones led the Lions with 63 yards on three catches. Jones should good instincts on a scramble drill where he worked off his route for a 14-yard catch. Jones also contributed receptions of 25 yards and 29 yards. His three targets were the fourth most amongst the Detroit receiving corps.
Latest NewsLions | Two RFAs could receive offers (Sat Feb 24, 06:37 PM) - Detroit Lions restricted free-agent WR T.J. Jones and DE Brandon Copeland have a good chance to receive tender offers this offseason, in the opinion of ESPN.com's Michael Rothstein. link to story
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