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Fri, 29 Jul 2016 14:32:25 -0700
Detroit Lions WR T.J. Jones ran with the second-team offense during practice Friday, July 29.
Fantasy Tip: Jones was in the running to be the slot receiver before Anquan Boldin signed with Detroit. Jones is now more of a wait-and-see fantasy option than late-round flier, but he's still a receiver to keep tabs on leading into the season.
Sun, 24 Jul 2016 20:36:17 -0700
Detroit Lions WR Corey Fuller's (foot) roster prospects are bleak, according to beat writer Kyle Meinke, because of his offseason foot surgery and the emergence WR T.J. Jones.
Sat, 02 Jul 2016 19:34:25 -0700
Detroit Lions WR T.J. Jones has seen plenty of practice times as the slot receiver with the first-team offense during the offseason, and he been able to create consistent separation.
Fantasy Tip: There will be a lot of extra targets to go around in the Detroit passing game with Calvin Johnson out of the picture. Jones is worth keeping an eye on.
Sat, 25 Jun 2016 11:05:38 -0700
Detroit Lions WR Jeremy Kerley is expected to be the Lions' No. 3 wide receiver behind WRs Golden Tate and Marvin Jones and ahead of WR T.J. Jones.
Fantasy Tip: Tate, Jones, Theo Riddick and Eric Ebron will likely be the main targets in Detroit's offense with Calvin Johnson gone. Kerley and Jones are only worth a flier in deeper leagues.
Mon, 20 Jun 2016 10:15:20 -0700
Detroit Lions WRs Jeremy Kerley (undisclosed) and T.J. Jones are expected to compete for the No. 3 receiver job during training camp even though Kerley missed some offseason workouts because of an undisclosed injury.
Fantasy Tip: It is not known if Kerley or Jones has an advantage in the competition, so owners will need to keep an eye on the situation. Neither player likely will be a strong fantasy option. but the winner should have some value as a late-round option in deeper leagues.
Mon, 13 Jun 2016 09:39:37 -0700
Updating a previous report, Detroit Lions WR Andre Roberts signed a one-year deal Monday, June 13. Financial terms of the deal weren't disclosed. Roberts played the last two seasons with the Washington Redskins and has only 11 catches for 135 yards and no scores in 2015. He's likely to compete with WRs Jeremy Kerley, T.J. Jones and possibly Andre Caldwell for a roster spot.
Thu, 09 Jun 2016 14:37:17 -0700
Detroit Lions WR Corey Fuller (foot) underwent foot surgery Wednesday, June 8, according to head coach Jim Caldwell. Caldwell said he doesn't know how long Fuller will be out. Fuller will compete with WRs Jeremy Kerley, T.J. Jones and Andre Caldwell, among others, for a roster spot.
Sat, 28 May 2016 12:38:29 -0700
Detroit Lions WR T.J. Jones was "one of the obvious stars" in a recent organized team activity on Thursday, May 26, and has earned praised from head coach Jim Caldwell and QB Matthew Stafford for his offseason work.
Fantasy Tip: Even though Marvin Jones will absorb a good chunk of the 150 targets left behind by Calvin Johnson, there is going to be room for a player like T.J. Jones to make some noise for Detroit post-Megatron. The Lions also added Jeremy Kerley as a free agent, but he is primarily a slot receiver - a spot Golden Tate usually occupies in three-wide sets. As such, T.J. Jones is a name owners in all leagues should keep on their watch lists this season.
Thu, 11 Feb 2016 15:45:55 -0800
Detroit Lions WR T.J. Jones (hands) has gradually progressed from nerve damage that affected his hands. The nerve issues have essentially been settled and catching is no longer an issue for him, however. Jones could see a larger role in Detroit's offense next season with the expected retirement of WR Calvin Johnson.
Thu, 26 Nov 2015 08:23:42 -0800
The Detroit Lions have declared OT Corey Robinson, DL Gabe Wright, S Isaiah Johnson, DL Jermelle Cudjo, OT LaAdrian Waddle, WR T.J. Jones, TE Tim Wright inactive for Week 12.
Fantasy Tip: Calvin Johnson (ankle) is active against the Philadelphia Eagles. Megatron ($7,100, 14.2% of cap) is a high-end WR2 consideration with a very good matchup on FantasyScore.
Sun, 22 Nov 2015 08:58:14 -0800
The Detroit Lions have declared OT Corey Robinson, DL Gabe Wright, S Isaiah Johnson, DL Jermelle Cudjo, OT LaAdrian Waddle, WR T.J. Jones, TE Tim Wright inactive for Week 11.
Sun, 15 Nov 2015 08:52:17 -0800
The Detroit Lions have declared OT Corey Robinson, OT Cornelius Lucas, DL Jermelle Cudjo, DL Khyri Thornton, WR T.J. Jones, TE Tim Wright, LB Travis Lewis inactive for Week 10.
Sun, 01 Nov 2015 05:03:34 -0800
The Detroit Lions have declared OT Corey Robinson, LB DeAndre Levy, DL Gabe Wright, DL Khyri Thornton, CB Rashean Mathis, WR T.J. Jones, TE Tim Wright inactive for Week 8.
Sun, 11 Oct 2015 19:49:35 -0700
Detroit Lions RB Ameer Abdullah was replaced by RB Zach Zenner and replaced as kick returner by WR T.J. Jones after fumbling twice in the first half against the Arizona Cardinals in Week 5. He finished with six carries for 17 yards and one catch for nine yards.
Fantasy Tip: Abdullah ($4,600, 9.2% of cap) needs to figure out how to hold on to the ball, or he is going to continue to lose playing time. Joique Bell could ultimately benefit, but while Bell is injured, Zach Zenner ($2,000, 4.0% of cap) is the other option for carries. Of course, the entire Detroit rushing attack is struggling, so none of the team's backs are great plays at FantasyScore.
Sun, 20 Sep 2015 08:45:49 -0700
The Detroit Lions have declared TE Brandon Pettigrew, DL Caraun Reid, OT Corey Robinson, LB DeAndre Levy, DL Devin Taylor, WR T.J. Jones, C Taylor Boggs inactive for Week 2.
Sun, 13 Sep 2015 11:56:41 -0700
The Detroit Lions have declared DL Caraun Reid, LB DeAndre Levy, OT LaAdrian Waddle, OG Larry Warford, CB Nevin Lawson, WR T.J. Jones, TE Tim Wright inactive for Week 1.
Sat, 22 Aug 2015 07:30:09 -0700
Detroit Lions WR T.J. Jones will have to overtake WR Jeremy Ross for the No. 5 wide receiver job if he wants to take a roster spot. Jones has caught three passes for 27 yards in two preseason game and also has returned four punts for 39 yards.
Tue, 09 Dec 2014 06:18:34 -0800
Detroit Lions WR T.J. Jones (shoulder) was kept on the Physically Unable to Perform list Monday, Dec. 8, which ends his season.
Tue, 18 Nov 2014 16:16:48 -0800
Detroit Lions WR T.J. Jones (shoulder) will practice Wednesday, Nov. 19, for the first time this year. Jones has a 21-day window for the team to decide whether it wants to activate him or keep him out for the year. Jones underwent shoulder surgery in June.
Sat, 15 Nov 2014 09:47:21 -0800
Detroit Lions WR T.J. Jones (shoulder) will participate in practice next week. Jones is currently on the Reserve/Physically Unable to Perform list.
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 08:09:58 -0700
Detroit Lions WR T.J. Jones (shoulder) likely will be activated from the Reserve/Physically Unable to Perform list in the next few weeks, according to general manager Martin Mayhew.
Mon, 13 Oct 2014 11:02:22 -0700
Detroit Lions WR T.J. Jones (shoulder) and LB Kyle Van Noy (hernia) are eligible to return to practice this week. Jones is on the Reserve/Physically Unable to Perform list, while Van Noy is on the Active/Reserve/Injured list.
Sat, 23 Aug 2014 12:51:25 -0700
The Detroit Lions placed WR T.J. Jones (shoulder) on the Physically Unable to Perform list Saturday, Aug. 23.
Fri, 22 Aug 2014 22:03:46 -0700
Detroit Lions WR T.J. Jones (shoulder) was inactive for the preseason game Friday, Aug. 22, against the Jacksonville Jaguars, as he remains on the Physically Unable to Perform (PUP) list.
Fri, 15 Aug 2014 17:57:50 -0700
Detroit Lions DE Ziggy Ansah (shoulder) and WR T.J. Jones (shoulder) were each inactive for the preseason Friday, Aug. 15, against the Oakland Raiders.
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 15:22:32 -0700
Detroit Lions WR T.J. Jones (shoulder) and DE Ziggy Ansah (shoulder) are making progress in his rehab, but there are timetables for their returns, according to head coach Jim Caldwell. Both players are on the Physically Unable to Perform list.
Tue, 24 Jun 2014 10:11:00 -0700
Updating a previous report, Detroit Lions WR T.J. Jones (shoulder) said he expects to be on the field when training camp starts. "In my eyes, I don't plan on missing anything," Jones said. "I'm going to get back as quick as I can and come back 100%."
Tue, 24 Jun 2014 07:31:11 -0700
Updating previous reports, Detroit Lions WR T.J. Jones (shoulder) is recovering from arthroscopic shoulder surgery. Jones suffered a sprained AC joint in his right shoulder in Notre Dame's bowl game last season.
Thu, 12 Jun 2014 13:41:43 -0700
Detroit Lions WR Golden Tate (undisclosed), RB Joique Bell (knee), RB Mikel Leshoure (undisclosed), WR Kevin Ogletree (undisclosed), DE Ziggy Ansah (shoulder) and OG Rob Sims (undisclosed) were present, but did not participate in organized team activities Thursday, June 12. WR T.J. Jones (undisclosed), LB Stephen Tulloch (undisclosed) and CB Chris Houston (toe) were absent from Lions' OTAs.
Tue, 10 Jun 2014 19:50:25 -0700
Detroit Lions CB Chris Houston (toe) and WR T.J. Jones (undisclosed) were both excused from practice Tuesday, June 10.
Sat, 17 May 2014 19:56:48 -0700
The Detroit Lions signed CB Nevin Lawson and WR T.J. Jones to four-year contracts Saturday, May 17. Financial terms of the deals were undisclosed.
Thu, 15 May 2014 20:37:20 -0700
The Detroit Lions are close to contract agreements with sixth-round draft choice WR T.J. Jones and seventh-round draft choice PK Nate Freese.
Mon, 12 May 2014 14:54:03 -0700
Detroit Lions WR T.J. Jones impressed Lions general manager Martin Mayhew with his clutch play on third downs and in the red zone at Notre Dame. Mayhew projects Jones as a slot receiver and anticipates him creating separation with his crisp route running ability.
Thu, 06 Feb 2014 23:37:53 -0800
Wisconsin WR Jared Abbrederis, Fresno State WR Davante Adams, LSU WR Odell Beckham, Florida State WR Kelvin Benjamin, Vanderbilt WR Chris Boyd, Ohio State WR Corey Brown, Pittsburg State WR John Brown, Clemson WR Martavis Bryant, Fresno State WR Isaiah Burse, Wake Forest WR Michael Campanaro, Rutgers WR Brandon Coleman, Northwestern WR Kain Colter, Oregon State WR Brandin Cooks, Louisville WR Damian Copeland, Texas WR Mike Davis, South Carolina WR Bruce Ellington, Nebraska WR Quincy Enunwa, Texas A&M WR Mike Evans, UCLA WR Shaquelle Evans, Michigan State WR Bennie Fowler, New Mexico State WR Austin Franklin, Michigan WR Jeremy Gallon, Tulane WR Ryan Grant, Coastal Carolina WR Matt Hazel, Wyoming WR Robert Herron, BYU WR Cody Hoffman, Oregon WR Josh Huff, Miami (Fla.) WR Allen Hurns, Saginaw Valley State WR Jeff Janis, Notre Dame WR T.J. Jones, LSU WR Jarvis Landry, Indiana WR Cody Latimer, USC WR Marqise Lee, Missouri WR Marcus Lucas, Vanderbilt WR Jordan Matthews, Ole Miss WR Donte Moncrief, Alabama WR Kevin Norwood, Murray State WR Walt Powell, Baylor WR Tevin Reese, Colorado WR Paul Richardson, Penn State WR Allen Robinson, Oklahoma WR Jalen Saunders, Ball State WR Willie Snead, Oklahoma State WR Josh Stewart, Pittsburgh WR Devin Street, Missouri WR L'Damian Washington, Clemson WR Sammy Watkins and Georgia State WR Albert Wilson have all been invited to the NFL Scouting Combine, which will be held in Indianapolis from Feb. 22-25.