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Sun, 24 Nov 2013 09:14:15 -0800
Pittsburgh Steelers DE Ziggy Hood will start at defensive end Week 13 in place of DE Brett Keisel (foot). LB Jarvis Jones will start at outside linebacker in place of LB LaMarr Woodley (calf).
Sun, 17 Nov 2013 09:06:36 -0800
Pittsburgh Steelers OT Guy Whimper will start at left guard Week 11 in place of OG Ramon Foster (ankle). LB Jarvis Jones will start at outside linebacker in place of LB LaMarr Woodley (calf).
Tue, 29 Oct 2013 15:52:17 -0700
Pittsburgh Steelers LB Jason Worilds started over LB Jarvis Jones in Week 8 against the Oakland Raiders, and Jones has been dropped on the depth chart.
Fri, 25 Oct 2013 12:33:44 -0700
Pittsburgh Steelers WR Jerricho Cotchery (abdomen), OT Kelvin Beachum (ribs), OT Marcus Gilbert (quadriceps), DE Cam Heyward (illness), DE Brett Keisel (ribs), LB Jarvis Jones (concussion), LB Lawrence Timmons (hand) and LB LaMarr Woodley (knee) fully participated in practice Friday, Oct. 25, and are listed as probable for Week 8.
Thu, 24 Oct 2013 16:39:24 -0700
Pittsburgh Steelers WR Jerricho Cotchery (abdomen), TE Richard Gordon (toe), OT Kelvin Beachum (ribs), OT Marcus Gilbert (quadriceps), DE Cam Heyward (illness),DE Brett Keisel (ribs), LB Jarvis Jones (concussion), LB Lawrence Timmons (hand) and LB LaMarr Woodley (knee) fully participated in practice Thursday, Oct. 24.
Wed, 23 Oct 2013 13:26:05 -0700
Pittsburgh Steelers WR Jerricho Cotchery (abdomen), DE Cam Heyward (illness), LB Jarvis Jones (concussion), LB Lawrence Timmons (hand) and LB LaMarr Woodley (knee) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Oct. 23.
Sun, 20 Oct 2013 12:09:29 -0700
The Pittsburgh Steelers have declared CB Curtis Brown, RB Isaac Redman, LB Jarvis Jones, QB Landry Jones, DL Loni Fangupo, WR Markus Wheaton, TE Richard Gordon inactive for Week 7.
Sat, 19 Oct 2013 17:06:00 -0700
Pittsburgh Steelers LB Jarvis Jones' (concussion) availability for Week 7 is expected to be a game-time decision. It is not known if Jones has been cleared by an independent neurologist.
Fri, 18 Oct 2013 11:17:24 -0700
Pittsburgh Steelers LB Jarvis Jones (concussion) practiced in full Friday, Oct. 18, but is questionable for Week 7.
Fri, 18 Oct 2013 10:23:20 -0700
Pittsburgh Steelers defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau said he was optimistic about LB Jarvis Jones' (concussion) chances of playing in Week 7 against the Baltimore Ravens. Jones was cleared to participate in an "exercise challenge" Thursday, Oct. 17, as part of the league-wide protocol to deal with concussions.
Thu, 17 Oct 2013 13:38:01 -0700
Pittsburgh Steelers OT Marcus Gilbert (quadriceps) and LB Jarvis Jones (concussion) were limited in practice Thursday, Oct. 17.
Wed, 16 Oct 2013 14:52:56 -0700
Pittsburgh Steelers LB Jarvis Jones (head) did not practice Wednesday, Oct. 16.
Fri, 20 Sep 2013 13:37:19 -0700
Pittsburgh Steelers DE Brett Keisel (calf), DT Steve McLendon (hamstring), LB Jarvis Jones (heel) and CB Curtis Brown (illness) fully participated in practice Friday, Sept. 20, and are listed as probable for Week 3.
Thu, 19 Sep 2013 16:31:58 -0700
Pittsburgh Steelers LB Jarvis Jones (heel) was limited during practice Thursday, Sept. 19.
Wed, 18 Sep 2013 15:00:47 -0700
Pittsburgh Steelers LB Jarvis Jones (heel) was limited in practice Wednesday, Sept. 18.
Tue, 17 Sep 2013 09:29:29 -0700
Pittsburgh Steelers LB Jarvis Jones (heal), DE Brett Keisel (calf) and DT Steve McLendon (hamstring) are all dealing with injuries that will slow them down early in the week, but they are expected to be available for Week 3.
Wed, 11 Sep 2013 11:25:15 -0700
Pittsburgh Steelers LB Jarvis Jones is expected to receive more playing time Week 2 even though LB Jason Worilds likely will start at outside linebacker. Jones may play in every other series during the game.
Fri, 06 Sep 2013 11:36:04 -0700
Pittsburgh Steelers LB Jarvis Jones (chest) practiced in full for a second straight day Friday, Sept. 6, and he is listed as probable for the Week 1 game against the Tennessee Titans.
Thu, 05 Sep 2013 13:54:28 -0700
Pittsburgh Steelers LB Jarvis Jones (chest) fully participated in practice Thursday, Sept. 5.
Wed, 04 Sep 2013 14:51:50 -0700
Pittsburgh Steelers FB Will Johnson (hamstring), TE Heath Miller (knee) and LB Jarvis Jones (chest) were limited during practice Wednesday, Sept. 4.
Wed, 04 Sep 2013 06:49:36 -0700
Pittsburgh Steelers LB Jason Worilds will start at right outside linebacker over LB Jarvis Jones, who will be part of a three-man rotation at outside linebacker.
Tue, 03 Sep 2013 11:08:03 -0700
Pittsburgh Steelers LB Jarvis Jones (chest) returned to practice Monday, Sept. 2, and he is expected to play in Week 1 barring a setback. Jones bruised his chest in the team's third preseason game.
Wed, 28 Aug 2013 09:00:31 -0700
Pittsburgh Steelers LB Jarvis Jones (chest) has shown a knack for being near the football during training camp and the preseason. He has come up with the football once in each of the first three preseason games, recovering two fumbles and coming up with a loose football after a blocked field goal attempt. "I call it lucky," Jones said. "I'm just running to the ball and trying to make plays." Jones won't have a chance to make it four straight games with a turnover, as he has been ruled out for the preseason final Thursday, Aug. 29, due to a chest injury.
Fantasy Tip: Jones could be a deep sleeper in fantasy leagues which use individual defensive players (IDPs) if his knack for finding loose footballs continues.
Tue, 27 Aug 2013 12:24:42 -0700
Updating a previous report, Pittsburgh Steelers LB Jarvis Jones (chest) has been ruled out of the team's final preseason game.
Mon, 26 Aug 2013 23:23:08 -0700
Updating previous items, Pittsburgh Steelers LB Jarvis Jones (chest) says it's too early to tell if he'll be available to play in the preseason finale against Carolina. While Jones is listed second on the depth chart at outside linebacker behind Jason Worilds, Jones has played extensively during the preseason and been involved in a turnover in each of Pittsburgh's three games.
Sun, 25 Aug 2013 12:21:23 -0700
Updating a previous report, Pittsburgh Steelers LB Jarvis Jones (chest) was released from the hospital and undisclosed tests were negative.
Sun, 25 Aug 2013 08:04:29 -0700
Pittsburgh Steelers LB Jarvis Jones (chest) went to the hospital after suffering a chest injury during the team's preseason game Saturday, Aug. 24.
Tue, 13 Aug 2013 12:06:31 -0700
Pittsburgh Steelers LB Jarvis Jones is standing out early in the preseason, and he recovered a fumble in the team's first preseason game last weekend. Jones has made highlight reel plays during training camp since the start. However, he currently sits behind LB Jason Worilds on the depth chart at right outside linebacker.
Wed, 07 Aug 2013 18:35:49 -0700
Pittsburgh Steelers LB Jarvis Jones has mostly worked with the third-team defense in training camp, but he was reportedly dominant in practice Wednesday, Aug. 7.
Sat, 03 Aug 2013 13:14:47 -0700
Pittsburgh Steelers LB Jarvis Jones (undisclosed) is out of practice Saturday, Aug. 3.
Sun, 30 Jun 2013 08:08:28 -0700
Pittsburgh Steelers LB Jarvis Jones has a decent chance to beat LB Jason Worilds for one of the starting outside linebacker jobs because he will have less of a learning curve. Jones played linebacker in college unlike most of the outside linebackers the team has added in the past.
Thu, 27 Jun 2013 19:27:56 -0700
Pittsburgh Steelers LB Jarvis Jones said the Cleveland Browns told him they were interested in drafting him but they took LB Barkevious Mingo. The team may not have taken Jones because of his spinal stenosis.
Wed, 05 Jun 2013 09:58:13 -0700
Pittsburgh Steelers LB Larry Foote thinks OLB Jason Worilds, not rookie Jarvis Jones, will start in place of James Harrison, who left via free agency. "It's going to be difficult [for Jones to start immediately]," Foote said. "There is so much technique, [knowing] where to line up, inside or outside." Foote said, however, that at least Jones played in a 3-4 as a Georgia Bulldog.
Fantasy Tip: Jones could make fantasy noise in the second half of sack-friendly IDP formats, though, so don't write him off as a late-rounds gamble.
Mon, 03 Jun 2013 15:16:27 -0700
Updating a previous report, Pittsburgh Steelers LB Jarvis Jones signed a four-year deal worth $8.5 million. The deal includes a $4.7 million signing bonus as well as a fifth-year option.
Mon, 03 Jun 2013 14:19:26 -0700
The Pittsburgh Steelers have signed first-round draft choice LB Jarvis Jones. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.
Wed, 22 May 2013 14:34:15 -0700
Pittsburgh Steelers LB Jarvis Jones (hamstring), the team's first-round draft pick, was limited during practice Wednesday, May 22, due to lingering hamstring issues that he suffered while trying to prep for the NFL Draft. His injury isn't serious.
Sat, 04 May 2013 11:51:48 -0700
Pittsburgh Steelers LB Jarvis Jones said he is not looking to compare himself to Cincinnati Bengals LB James Harrison, who he is replacing, and is working on becoming a better player. "I don't compare myself in any way to James Harrison," Jones said. "He's a great player and I respect him. I've never met him but I love his game. I wouldn't mind being an impact player like James Harrison, but I'm just continuing to do what my coaches ask me to do and continuing to better myself as a player."
Mon, 29 Apr 2013 14:42:44 -0700
Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin said LB Jarvis Jones will be given the opportunity to win one of the starting outside linebacker jobs. "Obviously it is difficult when you have established veteran players like we have with a lot of continuity. We are not going to close the door on him or anyone else on earning an opportunity, and that is what this is about. This is about people taking advantage of opportunities so he'll be given that," Tomlin said.
Fri, 26 Apr 2013 12:51:12 -0700
Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin said he expects LB Jarvis Jones to have an easy transition into the NFL because the team will ask him to do similar things that he did at the University of Georgia.
Fri, 26 Apr 2013 12:50:48 -0700
Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert said the team was happy with LB Jarvis Jones' slow time in the 40-yard dash at the NFL Scouting Combine because it gave them the chance to take him in the draft. "When he ran the 4.9, we were happy," Colbert said. "We knew we had a chance. We didn't even talk to Jarvis at the combine because we didn't think we had a chance. This kid, when you watch him play, I don't care what he runs. He's a football player in every phase of the game, and that's what was really exciting."
Thu, 25 Apr 2013 19:10:16 -0700
The Pittsburgh Steelers selected Georgia OLB Jarvis Jones with the 17th overall pick in the 2013 NFL Draft.
Fantasy Tip: Injury concerns have created a solid value for the Steel Curtain. Even in a rotational arrangement, he may be an immediate but low-end IDP contributor in leagues that heavily value sacks. The Steelers acquire a perfect fit for their system and could regain some of their lost fantasy luster.
Wed, 24 Apr 2013 11:27:38 -0700
The Pittsburgh Steelers would be comfortable with selecting University of Georgia LB Jarvis Jones in the first round of the 2013 NFL Draft even though there have been issues with his spine.
Wed, 24 Apr 2013 06:14:56 -0700
Georgia LB Jarvis Jones said he has heard a lot of speculation that he could be selected by the New York Jets in the NFL Draft. "Haven't really talked to the Jets but I've been hearing a lot of buzz," Jones said. "I think that everybody that I come across that's an NFL football fan, that's all they keep talking about, is the Jets."
Fri, 19 Apr 2013 08:02:44 -0700
The Pittsburgh Steelers and New Orleans Saints are interested in Georgia OLB Jarvis Jones.
Fri, 05 Apr 2013 08:12:35 -0700
Georgia LB Jarvis Jones is visiting the Buffalo Bills Friday, April 5, according to a league source.
Fri, 05 Apr 2013 08:06:59 -0700
Georgia LB Jarvis Jones (neck) has not been asked to submit to another medical examination this weekend in Indianapolis, according to a source with knowledge of the situation.
Fri, 22 Mar 2013 09:22:48 -0700
Georgia LB Jarvis Jones was not impressive at his Pro Day Thursday, March 21. He ran the 40-yard dash in 4.92 seconds. He broad jumped 9-foot-3 and had a vertical leap of 30 1/2 inches. He also did 20 repetitions on the bench press, according to multiple media reports.
Thu, 21 Mar 2013 14:39:32 -0700
Georgia LB Jarvis Jones had a "terrible workout" at the team's Pro Day. Jones ran a 4.90-second 40-yard dash.
Thu, 21 Mar 2013 10:48:03 -0700
University of Georgia LB Jarvis Jones said he believes he is the best player available in the 2013 NFL Draft.
Thu, 21 Mar 2013 10:45:08 -0700
University of Georgia LB Jarvis Jones said he is scheduled to meet with the Kansas City Chiefs, Philadelphia Eagles and Detroit Lions before the 2013 NFL Draft.