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Tue, 24 Jul 2007 16:29:21 -0700
USAToday.com reports the Seattle Seahawks have released PK Tyler Jones.
Mon, 07 May 2007 16:35:46 -0700
Mike Sando, of the Tacoma News Tribune, reports the Seattle Seahawks have signed unrestricted free-agent PK Tyler Jones (Redskins) to a two-year deal. Financial terms were not disclosed.
Fri, 04 May 2007 11:02:24 -0700
Mike Sando, of the Tacoma News Tribune, reports unrestricted free-agent PK Tyler Jones (Redskins) will participate in the Seattle Seahawks' minicamp as a tryout player.
Tue, 10 Oct 2006 08:22:14 -0700
Howard Bryant, of the Washington Post, reports the Washington Redskins will audition free agent PK Tyler Jones Tuesday, Oct. 10. Jones spent training camp with the team this year.
Mon, 28 Aug 2006 11:11:50 -0700
Gary Fitzgerald, of Redskins.com, reports the Washington Redskins have released PK Tyler Jones.
Mon, 19 Jun 2006 05:35:10 -0700
Ryan O'Halloran, of the Washington Times, reports Washington Redskins PK John Hall is hoping surgery in January has him on the right track to a healthy 2006 season. Hall felt his problem was more complex than a quadriceps or groin injury and an evaluation late last season confirmed Hall's suspicions. Hall's surgery repaired muscles that were detached from his pelvis and another muscle he said was "frayed like a rope." Because of those injuries, Hall was overcompensating on his right side, which was a likely source of his hamstring (2004) and quadriceps (2005) ailments. Hall did little kicking during the minicamp, which was by design. During traning camp, Hall will be challenged for his job by PK Tyler Jones. Asked if Hall would have to be markedly outperformed because he's the incumbent, special teams coach Danny Smith said: "Once they're on the field, it's competition and it doesn't really matter where they've come from, who they are or what their credentials are. We'll keep the best guy, period."
Fri, 19 May 2006 19:34:05 -0700
Jason La Canfora, of the Washington Post, reports Washington Redskins PK Tyler Jones, now kicking in NFL Europe, is expected to join the Redskins for their offseason workouts Tuesday, May 23. Although the odds of making the team appear slim, Jones is eager for a chance to push PK John Hall for the starting job. "I had a pretty good season and I was able to get a lot of good work in and good experience under my belt," Jones said from Amsterdam. Jones has connected on 9 of 12 field goals in NFL Europe and has been perfect on extra points. Jones has excelled on kickoffs, helping Hamburg to have the second-best kickoff coverage in NFL Europe. Kickoffs are of particular importance to the Redskins; head coach Joe Gibbs has said it is unlikely Hall will handle those duties this season.
Sun, 19 Feb 2006 15:38:27 -0800
NFLEurope.com reports Washington Redskins PK Tyler Jones has been assigned to the Hamburg Sea Devils of the NFL Europe league.
Sat, 28 Jan 2006 10:03:18 -0800
NFLEurope.com reports Washington Redskins PK Tyler Jones has been allocated to NFL Europe and will be assigned to a team at a later date.
Wed, 11 Jan 2006 18:30:15 -0800
The Washington Redskins have signed free agent PK Tyler Jones (Bears) to a future two-year contract with base salaries of $235,000 (2006) and $310,000 (2007).
Wed, 19 Oct 2005 14:23:41 -0700
The Chicago Bears have released PK Tyler Jones from their practice squad.
Thu, 06 Oct 2005 19:23:51 -0700
Chicago Bears practice squad PK Tyler Jones had a rough go of it Wednesday, Oct. 5. He was perfect with his kicks Thursday, Oct. 6 and will be elevated to the active roster on the weekend if PK Doug Brien's condition does not improve.
Tue, 04 Oct 2005 18:17:27 -0700
The Associated Press reports the Chicago Bears have added free agent PK Tyler Jones (Browns) to their practice squad.
Thu, 15 Sep 2005 06:56:22 -0700
Mike O'Hara, of the Detroit News, reports the Detroit Lions worked out free agent PK Tyler Jones (Brown) Wednesday, Sept. 14.
Fri, 02 Sep 2005 18:53:57 -0700
Jaime Aron, of the Associated Press, reports the Dallas Cowboys held a tryout for free agent PK Tyler Jones (Browns) Friday, Sept. 2.
Wed, 31 Aug 2005 19:23:24 -0700
DallasCowboys.com's Rob Phillips reports the Dallas Cowboys placed a waiver claim on PK Tyler Jones, recently waived by the Cleveland Browns.
Sun, 28 Aug 2005 14:29:39 -0700
The Cleveland Browns have announced the team released PK Tyler Jones Sunday, Aug. 28.
Sat, 13 Aug 2005 21:48:10 -0700
The Associated Press reports Cleveland Browns rookie PK Tyler Jones kicked a 41-yard field goal with 6:18 left in their preseason game Saturday evening, Aug. 13, to give the Browns a 17-14 win over the New York Giants. Both teams showed why the NFL plays a preseason as they combined for 28 penalties for 236 yards.
Thu, 14 Jul 2005 10:43:25 -0700
Updating previous reports, the Cleveland Browns have signed free agent PK Tyler Jones (Bears) to a three-year contract. The deal included base salaries of $230,000 (2005), $310,000 (2006) and $385,000 (2007).
Fri, 01 Jul 2005 05:43:12 -0700
The Idaho Statesman reports the Cleveland Browns have invited free agent PK Tyler Jones to join their roster. Jones was released by the Chicago Bears Tuesday, June 28. Jones will fly to Cleveland next week to take a physical. "I was pleased with the news," Jones said. "I'm excited to go to Cleveland and get a fresh start. Now I just want to get over there and do what I do."
Tue, 28 Jun 2005 14:49:51 -0700
Larry Mayer, of Chicago Bears.com, reports the Chicago Bears have waived PK Tyler Jones.
Wed, 22 Jun 2005 22:10:17 -0700
Larry Mayer, of ChicagoBears.com, reports Chicago Bears PK Doug Brien made seven-of-seven field goal attempts including a 58-yarder during Wednesday's, June 22, practice session. Brien bested PKs Tyler Jones and Nick Novak in the drill termed "last man standing" by special teams coordinator Dave Toub. "I was very happy with the way they responded," Toub said. "I had no idea that they'd get all the way out to a 58-yarder. I thought 50 yards would be our max. I was very impressed."
Mon, 23 May 2005 10:43:55 -0700
Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears rookie PK Nick Novak made all of his field goal attempts during the team's minicamp practice Sunday, May 22. Novak appears to be second in the running for placekicking duties at the closure of minicamp, ahead of PK Tyler Jones and behind PK Doug Brien.
Sat, 21 May 2005 06:51:06 -0700
Brad Biggs, reports for the Chicago Sun-Times, Chicago Bears rookie PKs Nick Novak and Tyler Jones also had a battle between themselves at place kicking Friday, May 20. Novak had the upper hand in the afternoon battle of rookies when conditions were somewhat better then the morning when veteran PKs Doug Brien and Paul Edinger competed.
Thu, 19 May 2005 11:27:40 -0700
Larry Mayer, of ChicagoBears.com, reports Chicago Bears general manager Jerry Angelo said the club has prioritized field goal accuracy with their place kicker ahead of kickoff ability. "The main thing for a field goal kicker is to make field goals, particularly once you're inside the 40," Angelo said. "That's the No. 1 critical trait that you look for. Very few kickers are going to be able to do both. You have to declare what you want at that position and we want a guy that can make the field goals." The club has PKs Doug Brien, Paul Edinger, Nick Setta, Tyler Jones and Nick Novak competing for the place-kicking duties this year.
Thu, 12 May 2005 21:01:22 -0700
Larry Mayer, of ChicagoBears.com, reports with the recent signing of PK Doug Brien, the Chicago Bears will likely have five place kickers in training camp competing for the job. Brien will join incumbent PK Paul Edinger, who missed an NFL-high nine field goal attempts last season, and undrafted agent PKs Tyler Jones and Nick Novak. PK Nick Setta, allocated by the Bears to NFL Europe, may also gain a training camp invitation. Though kickoff distance will be a factor in the competition, the Bears will be looking for the kicker who can best convert field goal attempt.
Fri, 29 Apr 2005 07:09:40 -0700
Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears PK Paul Edinger has adjusted his kicking approach this offseason in hopes of improving his accuracy and consistency this year. "I was approaching the ball a tad different each time,'' Edinger said of previous years. "It all started with my lineup. I'm still standing the same way, but there's no chance of lining up wrong now. If anything else goes wrong, it's something else than what I thought the problem was." The Bears have brought in undrafted rookie free agent PKs Tyler Jones and Nick Novak to compete with Edinger this year. "I expected them to bring guys in,'' Edinger said. "I would have done the same thing. This year there is more competition again. It's the situation I put myself in."
Mon, 25 Apr 2005 15:35:31 -0700
Larry Mayer, of ChicagoBears.com, reports the Chicago Bears will likely have a competition for their kicking duties in 2005. PK Paul Edinger has slumped over the past season and a half and the team has indicated during the offseason they want to bring in kickers to compete with him. PK Nick Setta, playing in NFL Europe, could be in the mix, as well as newly signed undrafted rookie free agent PKs Tyler Jones (Boise State) and Nick Novak (Maryland).
Mon, 25 Apr 2005 15:32:53 -0700
ChicagoBears.com reports the Chicago Bears have signed undrafted rookie free agent PK Tyler Jones (Boise State).
Mon, 25 Apr 2005 12:10:45 -0700
Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports the Chicago Bears are expected to sign undrafted rookie free agent PK Tyler Jones (Boise State).