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Mon, 25 Aug 2003 13:41:53 -0700
Redskins.com reports the Washington Redskins waived OG Rod Jones.
Sat, 09 Aug 2003 10:56:19 -0700
Mark Maske, of the Washington Post, reports Washington Redskins OL Rod Jones (ankle/toe) did not make the trip to Carolina and will not play in the Saturday, August 9 pre-season game against the Carolina Panthers.
Fri, 01 Aug 2003 13:28:30 -0700
Mark Maske, of the Washington Post, reports Washington Redskins OG Rod Jones (ankle/toe) will sit out practice on Friday, August 1, due to an ankle and turf toe injury.
Fri, 28 Feb 2003 11:49:35 -0800
KFFL has learned the Washington Redskins will release OL Rod Jones.
Tue, 27 Aug 2002 23:01:30 -0700
The Washington Post reports the Washington Redskins remain interested in free agent OT John Fina (Bills). He would replace Rod Jones (IR) as the team's top backup tackle. The team also showed interest in OT Jerry Wunsch before he went to Seattle.
Mon, 26 Aug 2002 16:43:17 -0700
According to the Ap, Washington Redskins OL Rod Jones (elbow) will miss the entire 2002 season. Jones ruptured a tendon in his elbow in Saturday night's game at Tampa Bay. The team placed him on IR Monday.
Sun, 25 Aug 2002 20:56:24 -0700
The Washington Post reports Washington Redskins OT Rod Jones (elbow) suffered a sprained elbow over the weekend.
Sun, 25 Aug 2002 09:37:43 -0700
The Washington Post reports Washington Redskins OL Rod Jones (sprained right elbow) was injured during Saturday's pre-season win.
Wed, 21 Aug 2002 10:23:06 -0700
The Washington Post reports the Washington Redskins have had discussions about signing free agent OL John Fina. He would like to sign with a team that wants to use him at tackle, while the Redskins would probably like to move him to guard. Rod Jones remains at the top of the teamís wish list, but it appears unlikely they will be able to talk him out of retirement.
Tue, 06 Aug 2002 20:06:16 -0700
Jason Gould reports for Redskins.com OL Rod Jones (hamstring) was held out of practice Tuesday.
Sat, 03 Aug 2002 07:41:28 -0700
The Washington Post reports Washington Redskins OL Ross Tucker (neck) missed practice Saturday, but coach Steve Spurrier said he and Rod Jones are likely to be the starting guards in the team's pre-season opener.
Thu, 01 Aug 2002 21:14:32 -0700
Mark Maske reports for the Washington Post Washington Redskins OT Chris Samuels (sick) missed Friday's morning practice. Without Samuels, Rod Jones practiced with the starting offense at left tackle while Ross Tucker and Kip Vickers worked with the starters at guard.
Thu, 25 Jul 2002 22:56:28 -0700
The Washington Post reports Washington Redskins G Rod Jones is struggling with his transition from right tackle to guard. "Rod Jones is trying to learn to be a guard," offensive line coach Kim Helton said. "He hasn't done it yet. I've moved him to tackle a couple times and he's looked very good, a lot better than he has at guard so far. In all fairness to him, he's always been a tackle."
Sat, 06 Apr 2002 12:10:37 -0800
Washington Redskins OL Rod Jones, as an update to previous reports, will receive base salaries of $600,000 (2002), $800,000 (2003) and $1.1 million (2004) in his three-year deal with the team.
Tue, 02 Apr 2002 19:27:17 -0800
Mark Maske reports for the Washington Post OL Rod Jones' contract with the Washington Redskins will include a signing bonus of about $500,000. "The Redskins made a wonderful offer," said Jones. "I'm happy," Jones said. "We've been talking for a week or two, trying to get everything together. It's Steve Spurrier. It's a new offense, a new team, a great opportunity." Jones, as noted earlier, will play guard for Washington.
Tue, 02 Apr 2002 13:18:20 -0800
Updating previous reports, Redskins.com reports the Washington Redskins have signed free agent OL Rod Jones (Rams) to an undisclosed deal.
Tue, 02 Apr 2002 11:15:50 -0800
The Post-Dispatch reports the Washington Redskins have agreed to the terms of a three-year deal worth about $4 million with free agent OL Rod Jones (Rams).
Mon, 01 Apr 2002 21:46:30 -0800
Updating previous stories, the Washington Post reports the Washington Redskins will visit with free agent OT Rod Jones (Rams) Tuesday. He was due in town Monday night to start his meetings with Redskins officials. It is possible the Redskins will finish a contract agreement with him before he leaves town as they started talks with agent Mark Bartelstein earlier. The Redskins would like to use Jones at guard.
Fri, 29 Mar 2002 18:37:25 -0800
The Washington Post reports the Washington Redskins have opened deliberations with free agent OT Rod Jones (Rams). They also could re-sign C Mark Fischer. He attended this week's mini-camp, although he was unsigned.
Mon, 11 Mar 2002 21:37:15 -0800
The Post Dispatch's Jim Thomas reports the St. Louis Rams have made a contract offer in their attempt to re-sign free agent OT Rod Jones. Jones may want to test the market a while longer.
Fri, 08 Mar 2002 23:02:04 -0800
The Post-Dispatch reports agent Mark Bartelstein and St. Louis Rams president of football operations Jay Zygmunt discussed a new contract for Rams free agent OT Rod Jones Friday, but no new agreement was reached. Bartelstein said they talked "conceptually" but no specific contract offer was made.
Thu, 28 Feb 2002 19:38:31 -0800
The Post Dispatch reports agent Mark Bartelstein said his client, St. Louis Rams OT Rod Jones, would like to be back with the team. He is an unrestricted free agent. "The Rams would like to have him back. Rod would be really excited about getting back there. It's kind of making the deal work out."
Sun, 03 Feb 2002 16:39:57 -0800
St. Louis Rams OT Rod Jones (groin) is out for the rest of Sunday's Super Bowl. He's been replaced by OT Ryan Tucker, who has an ankle injury of his own.
Sun, 03 Feb 2002 14:00:22 -0800
St. Louis Rams head coach Mike Martz said OT Orlando Pace (knee) said he's feeling better than the team thought he'd be at this point. He's expected to start in the Super Bowl today. OT Rod Jones (groin/hip flexor) is also scheduled to start at tackle for the team.
Wed, 30 Jan 2002 22:05:09 -0800
The Post-Dispatch reports St. Louis Rams coach Mike Martz said Wednesday OT Rod Jones will start at right tackle instead of Ryan Tucker (ankle) in the Super Bowl. Also, backup S Rich Coady (ankle) practiced Wednesday, but Martz said he's doubtful for the game.
Wed, 30 Jan 2002 21:05:55 -0800
The Associated Press reports St. Louis Rams WR Az-Zahir Hakim (ankle) and DT Jeff Zgonina (hyperextended elbow) did not practice Wednesday, but both are expected to play on Sunday. OT Rod Jones (groin) practiced Wednesday at both tackle spots, but mostly on the right side. OT Ryan Tucker (ankle) took most of the snaps at left tackle on Wednesday. QB Kurt Warner (ribs) practiced and took all of the snaps in 11-on-11 drills. "He's past it all," coach Mike Martz said. "He's fine." As expected, OT Orlando Pace (knee) did not practice, but instead he rode a stationary bicycle for about 20 minutes.
Wed, 30 Jan 2002 11:32:29 -0800
Associated Press reports St. Louis Rams OT Orlando Pace (knee) won't practice until Friday. He is expected to play in the Super Bowl this weekend and will wear a brace on his injured right knee during the game. He said his not practicing is just precautionary as they want to keep the swelling down. OT Rod Jones (strained groin) is expected to take part in Wednesday's practice. OT Ryan Tucker (ankle), who did not start the Rams' two playoff games, is expected to start in the Super Bowl.
Tue, 29 Jan 2002 19:50:34 -0800
John Clayton of ESPN reports St. Louis Rams starting OT Orlando Pace (sprained medial collateral ligament) fully expects to play in the Super Bowl this Sunday. "I'll be ready to play," Pace said earlier Tuesday. Backup OT Rod Jones (groin) is the team's biggest injury question mark.
Mon, 28 Jan 2002 16:34:55 -0800
St. Louis Rams head coach Mike Martz said OT Orland Pace (sprained knee) wasn't as bad as they initially feared. He should be able to practice this week and should be able to play this weekend. OT Rod Jones (groin) will need another day or so before Martz has a better idea of his status for this weekend's game. He underwent treatment on Monday.
Sun, 27 Jan 2002 19:38:04 -0800
The Post Dispatch reports St. Louis Rams OT Rod Jones (groin) was injured during the fourth quarter of Sunday's game. He was starting in place of Ryan Tucker (ankle). After Jones was injured, Tucker took his place.
Sat, 26 Jan 2002 18:58:40 -0800
Updating earlier reports, Len Pasquarelli reports for ESPN.com St. Louis Rams OT Rod Jones will start tomorrow's NFC Championship game in place of Ryan Tucker (ankle).
Sat, 26 Jan 2002 09:33:52 -0800
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports St. Louis Rams ORT Rod Jones practiced with the first string offense again on Friday and is expected to start in place of Ryan Tucker (ankle) once again. Head coach Mike Martz said that Tucker is still bothered by a sprained ankle that kept him out of last weekend's game.
Tue, 22 Jan 2002 21:07:09 -0800
The Post Dispatch reports St. Louis Rams OT Ryan Tucker (sprained ankle) is close to full strength and he is expected to return to practice Wednesday. Coach Mike Martz thought Tucker's replacement, Rod Jones, played well against the Packers.
Sat, 19 Jan 2002 11:02:10 -0800
ESPN.com's Len Pasquarelli reports St. Louis Rams OT Ryan Tucker (ankle), who will be replaced by Rod Jones this weekend, hopes to be healthy enough to play in the NFC championship game if the Rams are able to defeat the Packers and advance into the next round.
Fri, 18 Jan 2002 11:34:04 -0800
St. Louis Rams head coach Mike Martz said OL Rod Jones will get the starting nod this weekend in place of Ryan Tucker (ankle), who hasn't been able to practice this week. He said Tucker could start, but Jones has done a good job in practice this week and deserves the chance.
Thu, 17 Jan 2002 17:02:24 -0800
Associated Press reports St. Louis Rams OT Ryan Tucker (sprained ankle) missed practice again Thursday but said he'll practice on Friday. Tucker said if he can't run, he can't play. He's hopeful his ankle will feel better on Friday. Backup Rod Jones has been working in his place. Backup S Rich Coady (ankle) was limited again on Thursday and could miss his fifth straight game.
Sun, 06 Jan 2002 22:16:33 -0800
The Post-Dispatch reports in addition to the previously reported injury to St. Louis Rams WR Isaac Bruce (back), starting RT Ryan Tucker suffered a sprained ankle early in the third quarter of Sunday's game and was replaced by Rod Jones. Tuckams/players/RAMSOFFENSESTLOT.shtml">St. Louis Rams WR Isaac Bruce (back), starting RT Ryan Tucker suffered a sprained ankle early in the third quarter of Sunday's game and was replaced by Rod Jones. Tucker's injury appears to be more serious than Bruce's. Both should be able to return in two weeks after the team's first-round playoff BYE. DE Leonard Little (strained knee ligament) is also listed on the team's injury report. It's not in the same knee that caused Little to miss three games earlier in the season. Backup CB Jerametrius Butler (bruisded knee) was also injured.
Wed, 24 Oct 2001 20:41:40 -0700
The Post-Dispatch reports St. Louis Rams OT Rod Jones sat out practice today with a slight foot injury suffered last Sunday. He has taken over as the starter for the injured Ryan Tucker. Tucker broke a bone in his left hand and separated his left shoulder against Detroit on October 8. Tucker was able to practice, but he said he still needs to get fitted with a better cast before Sunday's game against the New Orleans Saints. "We would expect Ryan to be our starter this week, but we don't know that until we see how he is out there today," Rams coach Mike Martz said.
Mon, 22 Oct 2001 16:31:54 -0700
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports St. Louis Rams FB James Hodgins (turf toe) may not be able to play this weekend. If he cannot play, Robert Holcombe and TE Jeff Robinson would fill in for him. ORT Ryan Tucker (shoulder/hand) is likely to be replaced by Rod Jones for the second straight game. Tucker may dress once again and serve as a backup. WR Az-Zahir Hakim (muscle cramps) is expected to be fine.
Fri, 19 Oct 2001 22:13:04 -0700
The Post-Dispatch reports St. Louis Rams DT Jeff Zgonina probably will miss his third consecutive game because of a broken thumb. Rookie DT Damione Lewis will probably start in his place. Starting RT Ryan Tucker (broken left hand and separated left shoulder) practiced Friday for this first time all week, but coach Mike Martz is still going to start Rod Jones against the Jets.
Mon, 20 Aug 2001 22:51:37 -0700
The Post-Dispatch reports in addition to the previously reported Marshall Faulk, St. Louis Rams RB Trung Canidate (mild ligament strain in his left knee) also returned to practice on Monday. Canidate also is expected to play Saturday against the Chargers. "It felt good just getting back out there," said Canidate. Backup LT Rod Jones also returned to the practice field for the first time since he left camp to attend to personal matters the first day. Jones looked like a new man at practice. S Rich Coady and rookie CB Jerametrius Butler practiced Monday for the first time since going down early in camp with hamstring pulls.
Fri, 17 Aug 2001 13:16:12 -0700
The St. Louis Post Dispatch reports St. Louis Rams head coach Mike Martz said he anticipates the return of OT Rod Jones by next week at the latest. Jonesí agent Mark Bartelstein said his client just needed time to work out a few personal problems. He said Jones has been staying in shape and is anxious to get back.
Tue, 31 Jul 2001 20:40:49 -0700
John Clayton reports for ESPN according to agent Mark Bartelstein, St. Louis Rams OL Rod Jones is considering returning to the team. He originally had until Saturday to decide if he wanted to continue playing football after he left camp last week. The Rams patience has given him enough time to think about coming back.
Sat, 28 Jul 2001 20:51:35 -0700
According to the Post-Dispatch, St. Louis Rams OL Rod Jones missed another day of practice as he continues to handle an undisclosed personal problem. Rookie WR Milton Wynn (muscle cramps) returned to practice on Saturday.
Fri, 08 Jun 2001 14:26:27 -0700
The St. Louis Post Dispatch reports the Rams plan to play recently signed OL Rod Jones at both right and left tackle positions along with being a backup guard if the situation arises. General manager Charley Armey said having a veteran tackle in the mix makes the offensive line that much more solid.
Thu, 07 Jun 2001 20:28:03 -0700
Updating an earlier story, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports the one-year contract signed with the St. Louis Rams by free agent OT Rod Jones includes a $500,000 base salary and a $100,000 signing bonus.
Thu, 07 Jun 2001 14:05:33 -0700
SportsLine.com's Len Pasquarelli reports the St. Louis Rams have signed free agent T Rod Jones to a one-year deal. Financial terms have not been disclosed.
Wed, 06 Jun 2001 13:28:51 -0700
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports free agent LT Rod Jones (Cincinnati) paid a visit the St. Louis Rams yesterday.
Fri, 01 Jun 2001 16:37:51 -0700
Bengals.com reports former Bengals OL Rod Jones hasn't ruled out returning to the Cincinnati Bengals. His agent, Mark Bartelstein, stated he's heard from three interested teams today.
Fri, 01 Jun 2001 09:56:08 -0700
The Cincinnati Enquirer reports with the dismissal of OT Rod Jones, the Cincinnati Bengals' coaching staff said OTs Richmond Webb and Willie Anderson are now the projected starters at both tackle positions. Jamain Stephens and John Jackson will be the backups.