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Chris Jones
DT #94
Height:
6-1
Weight:
309
Age:
24
College:
Bowling Green State
Hometown:
Brownsburg, Ind.
Experience:
2

Quick Stats (2013):

TCKL
54
SCK
6.0
FF
0
INT
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Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 54 25 29 6.0 0 0 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0
2013 NE 13 11 54 25 29 6.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2013 TB 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Recent Games
WKOppResultTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
TotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
1 @NYJ L 17-18 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2 NYJ W 13-10 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
3 TB W 23-3 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
4 @ATL W 30-23 1 0 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
5 @CIN L 6-13 4 2 2 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
6 NO W 30-27 3 1 2 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
7 @NYJ L 27-30 10 5 5 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
8 MIA W 27-17 8 3 5 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
9 PIT W 55-31 4 2 2 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
11 @CAR L 20-24 1 0 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
12 DEN W 34-31 9 3 6 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
13 @HOU W 34-31 3 1 2 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
14 CLE W 27-26 2 2 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
15 @MIA L 20-24 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
16 @BAL W 41-7 5 4 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
17 BUF W 34-20 4 2 2 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --

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Biography

Chris Jones was claimed off waivers and awarded to the New England Patriots from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sept. 11, 2013 … Originally drafted by Houston in the sixth round (198th overall) of the 2013 NFL Draft … Released by Houston (8/31/13) … Claimed off waivers and awarded to Tampa Bay from Houston (9/1/13) … Released by Tampa Bay (9/10/13).
CAREER TRANSACTIONS
Chris Jones was claimed off waivers and awarded to the New England Patriots from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sept. 11, 2013 … Originally drafted by Houston in the sixth round (198th overall) of the 2013 NFL Draft … Released by Houston (8/31/13) … Claimed off waivers and awarded to Tampa Bay from Houston (9/1/13) … Released by Tampa Bay (9/10/13).

SEASONAL REVIEWS

2013 (13/11, 2/2 - New England)
  • Was claimed by New England off waivers from Tampa Bay on Sept. 11.
  • Was inactive vs. N.Y. Jets (9/12) and vs. Tampa Bay (9/22).
  • Played in his first NFL game at Atlanta (9/29) and made one tackle.
  • Compiled four tackles, including 1½ sacks for a combined 13 yards at Cincinnati (10/6), the first quarterback takedowns of his career.
  • Made his first NFL start at defensive tackle at New Orleans (10/13) and made four tackles.
  • Registered his first NFL two-sack game at N.Y Jets (10/20) and nine tackles.
  • Compiled seven tackles and a 1½ sacks vs. Miami (10/27). Jones leads all rookies with five sacks.
  • Posted the first double-digit tackle game of his career with a 10-tackle effort vs. Denver (11/24).
  • Finished his rookie year with six sacks, the highest total for all AFC rookies and second highest amongst rookies across the league.
  • Started his first playoff game vs. Indianapolis (1/11) and posted four tackles including his first postseason sack.


2013 (0/0 - Tampa Bay)
  • Went to training camp with Houston after being drafted by the Texans in the sixth round of the 2013 NFL Draft.
  • Was released by Houston on Aug. 31 and claimed off waivers by Tampa Bay.
  • Was inactive for Tampa Bay’s season opening win at the New York Jets on Sept. 8.
  • Was released by Tampa Bay on Sept. 10.


COLLEGE
  • Played in 50 games, making 43 consecutive starts at Bowling Green.
  • Was a three0time All-MAC performer with 157 career tackles, 28 sacks, six forced fumbles and five fumble recoveries.
  • Was named a team captain in 2011 and 2012.
  • Played and started all 13 games as a senior in 2012 and finished third in the nation with 12½ sacks.
  • Was named the MAC Defensive Player of the Year in 2012.
  • Played in 13 games with six starts as a true freshman in 2009.


PERSONAL
  • A 2009 graduate of Brownsburg (Ind.) High School.
  • Earned all-state honors as a senior, recording seven sacks.
  • Born July 12, 1990 in Brownsburg, Ind.

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