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UFL | Kevin Jones signs with Hartford

Mon, 27 Sep 2010 10:47:45 -0700

Unrestricted free-agent RB Kevin Jones (Bears) has signed with the United Football League's Hartford Colonials, reports FOXSports.com's Adam Caplan.

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Rams | Meet with several free agents

Wed, 22 Sep 2010 06:52:49 -0700

The St. Louis Rams met with free-agent WRs Reggie Brown (Buccaneers) and Yamon Figurs (Raiders), DT Damione Lewis (Patriots), RB Kevin Jones (Bears), DL Dre Moore (Buccaneers) and Jimmy Saddler-McQueen (Cowboys), CB Cletis Gordon (Cowboys) and LB Eric Alexander (Patriots) Tuesday, Sept. 21, reports St. Louis Post-Dispatch's Jim Thomas. The Rams did not sign any of the players.

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Bears | K. Jones says he was released

Tue, 09 Mar 2010 17:38:36 -0800

Vaughn McClure, of the Chicago Tribune, reports Chicago Bears RB Kevin Jones said Tuesday, March 9, he has been released.

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Bears | Three players placed on IR

Sat, 05 Sep 2009 16:31:45 -0700

Larry Mayer, of ChicagoBears.com, reports the Chicago Bears have placed RB Kevin Jones (ankle), SS Dahna Deleston (hamstring) and DE Henry Melton (ankle) on Injured Reserve, ending their 2009 season.

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Bears | K. Jones to have surgery next week

Sat, 05 Sep 2009 15:02:07 -0700

Brad Biggs, of The Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears RB Kevin Jones (foot), who is out for the year, will undergo surgery on his left foot next week.

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Bears | K. Jones out for season

Fri, 04 Sep 2009 13:19:44 -0700

Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears RB Kevin Jones (ankle) is out for the season with a torn ligament in his left ankle.

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Bears | K. Jones carted off Thursday

Thu, 03 Sep 2009 17:27:21 -0700

Brad Biggs, of the National Football Post, reports Chicago Bears RB Kevin Jones (ankle) was taken from the sideline to the locker room on a cart Thursday, Sept. 3, after suffering an ankle injury in the preseason finale.

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Bears | K. Jones doesn't do much in practice Wednesday

Wed, 19 Aug 2009 23:10:21 -0700

CBSSports.com reports Chicago Bears RB Kevin Jones (quadriceps) didn't do much in practice Wednesday, Aug. 19, because of a minor quadriceps injury, according to head coach Lovie Smith.

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Bears | Four sitting out Wednesday night

Wed, 19 Aug 2009 17:01:24 -0700

Jeff Dickerson, of ESPNChicago.com, reports Chicago Bears LB Nick Roach (concussion), DL Matt Toeaina (concussion), RB Kevin Jones and FS Danieal Manning (hamstring) are sitting out the team's evening practice Wednesday, Aug. 19.

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Bears | Jones to start Saturday

Sat, 15 Aug 2009 15:20:16 -0700

Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears RB Kevin Jones will start in the team's preseason game Saturday, Aug. 15.

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Lions | Kev. Smith lost weight to help speed

Fri, 14 Aug 2009 12:12:50 -0700

Nicholas J. Cotsonika, of the Detroit Free Press, reports Detroit Lions RB Kevin Jones lost eight pounds during the offseason because he said when he was at 218 pounds last season, he struggled getting around the corner. He said the weight loss has helped him with his movement and flexibility.

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Bears | K. Jones impressing coaching staff

Tue, 11 Aug 2009 22:55:53 -0700

Larry Mayer, of ChicagoBears.com, reports Chicago Bears RB Kevin Jones is now two years removed from a torn ACL he suffered during the 2007 season. He has shed 20 pounds during the offseason and has impressed the coaching staff with his quickness, burst and cutting ability. Plus, he is now in his second year within the Bears' system. "There's definitely plenty of snaps to get Kevin in there. He gives us some good solid running ability with a lot of experience. He's had a great offseason and has worked really hard," offensive coordinator Ron Turner said.

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Bears | Turner says K. Jones will have pretty good role

Thu, 06 Aug 2009 17:27:40 -0700

Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears offensive coordinator Ron Turner said RB Kevin Jones will have a pretty good role as RB Matt Forte's backup. Turner said, "He'll just be a guy to spell [starter] Matt [Forte] in our base package. He's quicker, he's faster, playing with more confidence. He's not tentative on the knee or anything. He's had a great offseason. He's going to be productive for us. He's going to have a pretty good role." Turner has used a two-back system before, with former Bears RB Thomas Jones carried 296 times in 2006 while former RB Cedric Benson had 157 carries.

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Bears | Jones standing out

Sun, 02 Aug 2009 19:46:24 -0700

Jeff Dickerson, of ESPNChicago.com, reports Chicago Bears RB Kevin Jones has been one of the top standouts so far in training camp.

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Bears | Could Forte and Jones be used in same backfield?

Fri, 31 Jul 2009 10:06:42 -0700

Jeff Dickerson, of ESPNChicago.com, reports Chicago Bears offensive coordinator Ron Turner hinted at the potential of using RBs Matt Forte and Kevin Jones in the same backfield together this year.

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Bears | Larger workload coming for K. Jones?

Tue, 07 Jul 2009 20:51:43 -0700

Larry Mayer, of ChicagoBears.com, reports Chicago Bears RBs coach Tim Spencer said the team has to use RB Kevin Jones more this year to make sure both he and RB Matt Forte are as healthy as they can be by the end of the season. Spencer said Jones is now 100 percent healthy and is back to where he was before suffering a torn ACL. "He knows our system and he knows what we're trying to do," Spencer noted on Jones.

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Bears | Jones working with first team Wednesday

Wed, 10 Jun 2009 12:46:34 -0700

Vaughn McClure, of the Chicago Tribune, reports Chicago Bears RB Kevin Jones was working with the first-team offense during practice Wednesday, June 10.

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Bears | Jones running better

Thu, 21 May 2009 12:35:56 -0700

Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears RB Kevin Jones (knee) appears to be running more fluidly during practices without a brace on his knee. He suffered a torn anterior ligament during the 2007 season and had been rehabbing the injury last season.

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Bears | K. Jones agrees to terms

Fri, 06 Mar 2009 12:02:00 -0800

Alex Marvez, of FOXSports.com, reports the Chicago Bears have agreed to terms with unrestricted free-agent RB Kevin Jones (Bears) on a two-year deal worth $3.5 million, according to a source.

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Bills | K. Jones to visit

Thu, 05 Mar 2009 05:58:40 -0800

Patrick Moran, of Scout.com, reports the Buffalo Bills will host free-agent RB Kevin Jones (Bears) Thursday, March 5.

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Buccaneers | Interested in K. Jones

Mon, 02 Mar 2009 04:44:45 -0800

Roy Cummings, of The Tampa Tribune, reports the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have expressed interest in talking to and possibly signing free-agent RB Kevin Jones (Bears).

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Bears | Offer made to K. Jones

Sat, 28 Feb 2009 20:34:38 -0800

Brad Biggs, of The Chicago Sun-Times, reports the Chicago Bears are trying to re-sign free-agent RB Kevin Jones and have offered him a contract.

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NFL | K. Jones on a lot of wish lists?

Sat, 28 Feb 2009 20:34:21 -0800

Brad Biggs, of The Chicago Sun-Times, reports the free-agent RB Kevin Jones (Bears) said he has received interest from the Buffalo Bills, Cincinnati Bengals, Cleveland Browns, New York Jets, Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Chicago Bears.

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NFL | Jones receiving interest from several teams

Fri, 27 Feb 2009 06:13:23 -0800

Adam Schefter, of the NFL Network, reports the Buffalo Bills, the New York Jets, the St. Louis Rams and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are showing interest in unrestricted free-agent RB Kevin Jones (Bears).

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Bears | Jones doubtful for Week 17

Fri, 26 Dec 2008 11:58:00 -0800

Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears RB Kevin Jones (hamstring) was held out of practice Friday, Dec. 26. He is listed as doubtful for the team's Week 17 game and is not expected to play.

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Bears | Jones held out of practice Wednesday

Wed, 24 Dec 2008 08:28:06 -0800

Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears RB Kevin Jones (hamstring) was held out of practice Wednesday, Dec. 24. He is considered questionable for Week 17.

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Bears | Jones held out of practice Wednesday

Wed, 24 Dec 2008 08:28:06 -0800

Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears RB Kevin Jones (hamstring) was held out of practice Wednesday, Dec. 24. He is considered questionable for Week 17.

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Bears | K. Jones questionable for Week 17

Tue, 23 Dec 2008 08:46:05 -0800

Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears RB Kevin Jones (hamstring) is questionable, at best, for Week 17. Jones left the team's Week 16 game with a pulled hamstring.

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Bears | Team to carry four running backs

Fri, 29 Aug 2008 10:53:45 -0700

Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports the Chicago Bears will carry four running backs on the roster in RB Matt Forte, RB Garrett Wolfe, RB Adrian N. Peterson and RB Kevin Jones.

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Bears | K. Jones making progress

Sun, 24 Aug 2008 12:16:53 -0700

Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears RB Kevin Jones has passed every test in his return from surgery to repair a torn ACL. The team's plan was to keep Jones if he was healthy. Jones played in the team's preseason game Thursday, Aug. 21, and was on the field for five plays.

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Bears | Smith liked what he saw from Jones

Fri, 22 Aug 2008 15:15:01 -0700

Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears head coach Lovie Smith said RB Kevin Jones (knee) looked good during the team's preseason game Thursday, Aug. 21.

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Bears | K. Jones runs three times Thursday

Thu, 21 Aug 2008 21:11:40 -0700

The Associated Press reports Chicago Bears RB Kevin Jones had three carries for 30 yards during the team's preseason game Thursday, Aug. 21.

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Bears | K. Jones expects to play Aug. 21

Thu, 14 Aug 2008 10:30:51 -0700

Vaughn McClure, of the Chicago Tribune, reports Chicago Bears RB Kevin Jones (knee) expects to play in the team's preseason game Thursday, Aug. 21.

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Bears | Jones will not play in preseason game Saturday

Wed, 13 Aug 2008 12:28:03 -0700

Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears RB Kevin Jones (knee) will not play in the team's preseason game Saturday, Aug. 16.

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Bears | K. Jones cleared to practice

Sat, 09 Aug 2008 13:13:59 -0700

David Haugh, of the Chicago Tribune, reports Chicago Bears RB Kevin Jones (knee) has been cleared by the team's medical staff and will practice Saturday, Aug. 9, according to Jones. He will still be limited in practice.

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Bears | Jones continues to focus on knee

Sat, 02 Aug 2008 03:05:18 -0700

Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears RB Kevin Jones (knee) continued to work on the sidelines during practice Friday, Aug. 1. He is focusing on strengthening his right knee and hopes to compete for the starting running back job at some point.

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Bears | Want K. Jones to lose weight

Mon, 28 Jul 2008 10:20:48 -0700

Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports the Chicago Bears would like RB Kevin Jones (knee) to drop 10 pounds while he is on the Physically Unable to Perform list, according to an interview with Jim Miller and Howard Blazer of SIRIUS NFL Radio. The Bears believe the drop in weight will be easier on Jones' surgically repaired right knee. Jones is currently listed at 228 pounds.

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Bears | K. Jones misses practice Friday

Fri, 25 Jul 2008 23:05:30 -0700

The Chicago Tribune reports Chicago Bears RB Kevin Jones (knee) sat out the team's practice Friday, July 25.

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Bears | K. Jones to compete with Forte

Thu, 24 Jul 2008 11:00:03 -0700

Adam Rank, of NFL.com, reports Chicago Bears RB Kevin Jones (knee) is expected to compete with RB Matt Forte for carries.

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Bears | K. Jones expected to open camp on PUP

Tue, 22 Jul 2008 18:35:11 -0700

ESPN's John Clayton reports Chicago Bears RB Kevin Jones (knee) is expected to start training camp on the team's active physically unable to perform list. Jones feels he is ready to participate but the team is going to be careful with him coming off of a knee injury.

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Bears | K. Jones thinks he could be ready for camp

Wed, 16 Jul 2008 09:53:46 -0700

Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears RB Kevin Jones (knee) said he thinks he could be ready for the start of the team's training camp. Jones said the team plans to be cautious with him. "The doctors recommended I don't get hit in the first week of training camp. I don't know what the plan is for the preseason," Jones said.

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Bears | K. Jones saw best opportunity in Chicago

Tue, 15 Jul 2008 13:22:46 -0700

Vaughn McClure, of The Chicago Tribune, reports Chicago Bears RB Kevin Jones (knee) said that he spoke with Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin for an hour Monday, July 14, about possibly joining the team but Jones said he saw the Bears as a better opportunity because RB Matt Forte has yet to prove himself in the NFL.

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Bears | K. Jones could open season on PUP list

Tue, 15 Jul 2008 12:51:21 -0700

Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports Chicago Bears RB Kevin Jones (knee) might not be ready for the start of the team's training camp and could be a candidate to open the season on the Physically Unable to Perform list.

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Bears | K. Jones contract update

Tue, 15 Jul 2008 12:47:05 -0700

Updating a previous report, Brad Biggs, of the Chicago Sun-Times, reports the Chicago Bears signed RB Kevin Jones to a one-year deal worth $605,000.

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Bears | K. Jones signs

Tue, 15 Jul 2008 11:53:20 -0700

ESPNews reports the Chicago Bears have signed free-agent RB Kevin Jones (Lions) to a one-year contract. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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NFL | K. Jones prepared to sign

Tue, 15 Jul 2008 09:16:08 -0700

David Haugh, of The Chicago Tribune, reports free-agent RB Kevin Jones (Lions) is prepared to sign with either the Chicago Bears or Pittsburgh Steelers Tuesday, July 15, according to Jones' agent Tony Fleming.

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Bears | K. Jones close to signing

Tue, 15 Jul 2008 09:06:47 -0700

NFL.com reports free-agent RB Kevin Jones (Lions) is scheduled to undergo a physical Tuesday, July 15, and could sign with the Chicago Bears by the end of the day, according to NFL Network's Adam Schefter.

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Steelers | K. Jones meets with team

Thu, 10 Jul 2008 10:45:36 -0700

Rick Stroud, of the St. Petersburg Times, reports free-agent RB Kevin Jones (Lions) met with the Pittsburgh Steelers Wednesday, July 9, according to Dr. D.S. Ping, who is helping with Jones' rehabilitation.

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Buccaneers | K. Jones to visit team next week

Thu, 10 Jul 2008 10:42:50 -0700

Rick Stroud, of the St. Petersburg Times, reports free-agent RB Kevin Jones (Lions) is scheduled to meet with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers next week.

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Buccaneers | K. Jones interested in team

Tue, 01 Jul 2008 07:46:05 -0700

Adam Schefter, of the NFL Network, reports free-agent RB Kevin Jones (Lions) is seriously considering signing with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

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