Freddie Jones (American football)

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Freddie Jones
No. 88, 85
Position: Tight end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1974-09-16) September 16, 1974 (age 42)
Place of birth: Cheverly, Maryland
Career information
College: North Carolina
NFL Draft: 1997 / Round: 2 / Pick: 45
Career history
Career NFL statistics
Receptions: 404
Receiving Yards: 4,232
Touchdowns: 22
Player stats at

Freddie Ray Jones Jr. (born September 16, 1974) is a former tight end in the National Football League. Jones was drafted by the San Diego Chargers with their 2nd round pick (45th overall) in the 1997 NFL Draft. Jones became one of the best tight ends in the league in his 5 years with the Chargers. Before the 2002 season he signed with the Arizona Cardinals, where he played for 3 years. He then signed with the Carolina Panthers before the 2005 season, but never played. On August 7, 2005, he announced his retirement at the age of 30, with 404 receptions for 4232 yards and 22 touchdowns.