Edgar Jones (linebacker)

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Edgar Jones
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Jones in the 2012 NFL season.
No. --     Free Agent
Outside Linebacker
Personal information
Date of birth: (1984-12-01) December 1, 1984 (age 30)
Place of birth: Rayville, Louisiana
Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) Weight: 262 lb (119 kg)
Career information
High school: Rayville (LA)
College: Southeast Missouri State
Undrafted in 2007
Debuted in 2007 for the Baltimore Ravens
Career history
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of Week 5, 2013
Tackles 37
Sacks 1.5
Forced Fumbles 1
Interceptions 0
Stats at NFL.com

Edgar Devon Jones (born December 1, 1984) is an American football linebacker who is currently a free agent. After playing college football at Southeast Missouri State, he was signed by the Baltimore Ravens as an undrafted free agent in 2007. He played for the Ravens for five seasons from 2007 to 2011. He also played for the Kansas City Chiefs in 2012 and the Dallas Cowboys in 2013.

College career[edit]

He played college football at Southeast Missouri State, where he was named a first-team All-American following his senior season with he led all of Division I-AA with 12.0 quarterback sacks. He was named the MVP of the Magnolia Gridiron Classic - a postseason All-Star Game - after recording 4.0 sacks in that contest.

Professional career[edit]

Baltimore Ravens[edit]

Jones was signed by the Baltimore Ravens as an undrafted free agent in 2007. He filled a number of different roles as a Raven, including outside linebacker, defensive end, and tight end. His biggest contributions, however, came on special teams, where he established himself as one of their top special teams tacklers and blockers.

Kansas City Chiefs[edit]

Jones signed with the Kansas City Chiefs on July 29, 2012. He became one of the team's most valuable special teams players, leading the Chiefs with seven tackles and two fumbles recoveries on special teams, including one returned for his first NFL touchdown at the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Oct. 14, 2012.

Dallas Cowboys[edit]

On August 31, 2013, Jones was traded to the Dallas Cowboys. The Cowboys gave up their 2014 sixth-round draft pick for Jones and the Chiefs’ 2014 seventh-round draft pick.[1]

Cleveland Browns[edit]

Jones signed with the Cleveland Browns in July 2014.


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