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NFL | Matt Jones to retire

Tue, 02 Nov 2010 14:42:05 -0700

Free-agent WR Matt Jones (Bengals) plans to retire from the NFL, according to NFL Network's Jason La Canfora. Jones declined an invite to try out for the Washington Redskins.

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Bengals | Four players released

Sat, 04 Sep 2010 07:24:17 -0700

The Cincinnati Bengals have released WR Dezmon Briscoe, WR Matt Jones, PK Dave Rayner and SS Kyries Hebert, reports Joe Reedy, of The Cincinnati Enquirer.

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Bengals | Matt Jones, Tank Johnson miss practice Monday

Mon, 23 Aug 2010 11:07:16 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals WR Matt Jones (undisclosed) and DT Tank Johnson (undisclosed) did not participate in practice Monday, Aug. 23, reports Joe Reedy, of The Cincinnati Enquirer.

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Bengals | Matt Jones dealing with injury

Wed, 04 Aug 2010 10:12:19 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals WR Matt Jones (foot) is dealing with a bruised foot and will run Wednesday, Aug. 4, to see if he will be able to practice Thursday, Aug. 5, reports Bengals.com's Geoff Hobson.

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Bengals | Matt Jones may be fighting for roster spot

Wed, 28 Jul 2010 21:44:32 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals WR Matt Jones could be one of five receivers on the team's roster fighting for a single roster spot, reports Joe Reedy, of The Cincinnati Enquirer.

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Bengals | Four to compete for final two WR spots

Mon, 19 Jul 2010 11:48:05 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals WRs Jerome Simpson, Matt Jones, Dezmon Briscoe and Quan Cosby will compete for the final two wide receiver spots on the roster during training camp, reports Joe Reedy, of The Cincinnati Enquirer.

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Bengals | Marvin Lewis impressed with Matt Jones

Wed, 12 May 2010 11:44:03 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis said he has been impressed with how WR Matt Jones has performed this offseason and believes he will be able to help the offense, reports Geoff Hobson, of Bengals.com. "I've been impressed with him. It's going to be fun to watch. He's feeling good about himself. He's got the quarterbacks feeling good about his abilities. We've got to get things to help him help us," Lewis said,

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Bengals | M. Jones not guaranteed anything

Sat, 20 Feb 2010 15:00:26 -0800

Geoff Hobson, of Bengals.com, reports Cincinnati Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis said WR Matt Jones has to earn his way onto the final roster next season. "We're not locked into him. We're only investing in his chance for him to make it. That's what you should be doing this time of year," Lewis said.

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Bengals | Palmer excited with M. Jones signing

Fri, 19 Feb 2010 14:04:49 -0800

Geoff Hobson, of Bengals.com, reports Cincinnati Bengals QB Carson Palmer said he is excited about the team's signing of WR Matt Jones because it gives him another target. "I'm excited to see what Matt can do. Any time you add a big fast guy there's more potential for big plays, which is what we're looking for," Palmer said.

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Bengals | Will not use M. Jones at TE

Fri, 19 Feb 2010 07:52:51 -0800

Contrary to a previous report, Geoff Hobson, of Bengals.com, reports the Cincinnati Bengals do not plan on using WR Matt Jones at tight end because he is not big enough.

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Bengals | Will use M. Jones at TE?

Thu, 18 Feb 2010 08:51:51 -0800

Ken Paxson, of the Dayton Daily News, reports the Cincinnati Bengals are planning on using WR Matt Jones at tight end, sources have told the Daily News' Carlos Holmes.

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Bengals | M. Jones did not have good workout

Tue, 16 Feb 2010 14:20:37 -0800

Jason Cole, of Yahoo! Sports, reports the Cincinnati Bengals decided to sign WR Matt Jones even though he struggled during his workout, according to two team sources. "It was one of the worst workouts I have ever seen. I don't care how fast his 40 time is or was, he's a slow-twitch athlete," one of the sources said.

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Bengals | M. Jones' contract also includes salary guarantee

Sun, 14 Feb 2010 22:39:24 -0800

Updating a previous item, Jim Wyatt, of The Tennessean, reports the Cincinnati Bengals offered WR Matt Jones a salary guarantee if he gets hurt after Week 1 of the 2010 season. The Tennessee Titans had offered to guarantee Jones half his salary in the event he got injured.

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Titans | Offered M. Jones a two year deal

Sat, 13 Feb 2010 17:01:28 -0800

Updating a previous report, Jim Wyatt, of The Tennessean, reports the Tennessee Titans offered WR Matt Jones a two-year deal worth around the league minimum, but Jones decided to sign with the Cincinnati Bengals.

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Bengals | Ochocinco happy with Jones signing

Sat, 13 Feb 2010 16:05:48 -0800

Geoff Hobson, of Bengals.com, reports Cincinnati Bengals WR Chad Ochocinco said he is happy that the Bengals signed WR Matt Jones because it gives their offense another weapon to use.

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Bengals | M. Jones signed

Fri, 12 Feb 2010 09:21:16 -0800

Updating previous report, Joe Reedy, of The Cincinnati Enquirer, reports the Cincinnati Bengals have signed unrestricted free-agent WR Matt Jones (Jaguars) to a one-year deal worth around $700,000.

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Bengals | M. Jones to sign

Fri, 12 Feb 2010 08:41:50 -0800

Updating previous reports, Chris Mortensen, of ESPN, reports the Cincinnati Bengals will sign unrestricted free-agent WR Matt Jones (Jaguars).

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NFL | M. Jones expected to make decision Friday

Fri, 12 Feb 2010 08:30:39 -0800

Geoff Hobson, of Bengals.com, reports unrestricted free-agent WR Matt Jones (Jaguars) is expected to decide Friday, Feb. 12, between signing with the Cincinnati Bengals and Tennessee Titans.

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Bengals | Have offered M. Jones a contract

Thu, 11 Feb 2010 19:29:00 -0800

Updating a previous item, Joe Reedy, of the Cincinnati Enquirer, reports the Cincinnati Bengals have offered free-agent WR Matt Jones (Jaguars) a contract. The deal is believed to be slightly above the league minimum of $630,000.

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Bengals | M. Jones considering team

Thu, 11 Feb 2010 17:54:45 -0800

Jim Wyatt, of The Tennessean, reports free-agent WR Matt Jones (Jaguars) is considering the Cincinnati Bengals after visiting with team officials this week.

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Titans | Have offered contract to M. Jones

Thu, 11 Feb 2010 17:54:19 -0800

Jim Wyatt, of The Tennessean, reports the Tennessee Titans have offered a contract to free-agent WR Matt Jones (Jaguars) and are awaiting his decision, according to sources familiar with the situation.

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Buccaneers | Work out five wide receivers Tuesday

Tue, 13 Oct 2009 07:24:35 -0700

Jim Flynn and Scott Reynolds, of PewterReport.com, report the Tampa Bay Buccaneers worked out free-agent WRs Matt Jones (Jaguars), David Tyree (Giants), Yamon Figurs (Lions), Jordan Kent (Seahawks) and Chris C. Davis (Titans) Tuesday, Oct. 13.

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NFL | Multiple teams showing interest in M. Jones

Tue, 13 Oct 2009 06:13:37 -0700

Chris Mortensen, of ESPN, reports the Chicago Bears, New York Jets, Dallas Cowboys and Miami Dolphins have shown interest in free-agent WR Matt Jones (Jaguars), according to sources.

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Buccaneers | M. Jones to work out

Tue, 13 Oct 2009 06:06:35 -0700

Chris Mortensen, of ESPN, reports free-agent WR Matt Jones (Jaguars) will work out for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Tuesday, Oct. 13, according to league sources.

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Bears | Have expressed interest in M. Jones

Wed, 02 Sep 2009 14:42:23 -0700

Adam Schefter, of ESPN, reports the Chicago Bears have expressed interest in unrestricted free-agent WR Matt Jones (Jaguars).

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Cowboys | Have expressed interest in M. Jones

Wed, 02 Sep 2009 14:30:54 -0700

Adam Schefter, of ESPN, reports the Dallas Cowboys have expressed interest in unrestricted free-agent WR Matt Jones (Jaguars).

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Titans | Scheduled to work out M. Jones Thursday

Wed, 02 Sep 2009 14:11:27 -0700

Brad Biggs, of the National Football Post, reports the Tennessee Titans are scheduled to work out unrestricted free-agent WR Matt Jones (Jaguars) Thursday, Sept. 3.

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Cowboys | Remain uninterested in M. Jones

Thu, 30 Jul 2009 16:27:47 -0700

Tim MacMahon, of The Dallas Morning News, reports the Dallas Cowboys are still not interested in adding free-agent WR Matt Jones (Jaguars). Jones' agent, Dave Butz, had contacted the Cowboys.

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NFL | M. Jones says agent has spoken with several teams

Thu, 30 Jul 2009 09:35:09 -0700

Jeff Dickerson, of ESPNChicago.com, reports unrestricted free-agent WR Matt Jones (Jaguars) said during a radio interview that his agent has spoken with the New York Jets, Tennessee Titans, Chicago Bears and Dallas Cowboys. He believes he will sign with a team sooner rather than later.

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NFL | M. Jones talking with teams

Mon, 20 Jul 2009 09:11:10 -0700

Michael C. Wright, of The Florida Times-Union, reports the agent for free-agent WR Matt Jones (Jaguars) said he has spoken with several teams about possible interest in Jones, although nothing concrete seems imminent. "We've had dialogue with multiple teams," agent Dave Butz said. "I think (his prospects for catching on with a new team) are excellent. We're excited now to find the best fit for Matt. He's scot-free as far as punishment and ready to have a great year."

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NFL | M. Jones' agent says he has talked to some team

Fri, 17 Jul 2009 09:27:43 -0700

Michael C. Wright, of The Florida Times-Union, reports Dave Butz, agent for unrestricted free-agent WR Matt Jones (Jaguars), said he has spoken with several teams about Jones but nothing concrete is imminent.

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NFL | M. Jones training hard as he looks for second chance

Thu, 16 Jul 2009 17:23:03 -0700

Michael C. Wright, of The Florida Times-Union, reports free-agent WR Matt Jones (Jaguars) has spent more than $15,000 to train in seclusion with a team of specialists while at IMG Academies. Jones' agent, Dave Butz, said he has spoken with several teams about possible interest in Jones, but nothing appears imminent. Butz said, "We've had dialogue with multiple teams. I think [his prospects for catching on with a new team] are excellent. We're excited now to find the best fit for Matt. He's scot-free as far as punishment and ready to have a great year."

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NFL | M. Jones out of drug program

Tue, 07 Jul 2009 07:49:11 -0700

The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reports free-agent WR Matt Jones (Jaguars) is free to resume his NFL career now that his graduation from Washington County Drug Court has wiped away a felony drug charge. Circuit Court Judge Mary Ann Gunn warned Jones Monday, July 6, that since he has completed the program, drug court is no longer an option if he is arrested again. Jones will remain in the league's substance abuse program until 2010.

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Cowboys | Not interested in M. Jones

Sat, 13 Jun 2009 14:58:12 -0700

Clarence E. Hill Jr., of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, reports Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has ruled out the possibility of signing unrestricted free-agent WR Matt Jones (Jaguars).

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Cowboys | No interest in M. Jones

Mon, 08 Jun 2009 08:52:39 -0700

Clarence E. Hill Jr., of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, reports Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said the team has no interest in free-agent WR Matt Jones (Jaguars).

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Bears | Unlikely to pursue M. Jones

Wed, 27 May 2009 20:24:57 -0700

Vaughn McClure, of the Chicago Tribune, reports the Chicago Bears are unlikely to pursue free-agent WR Matt Jones (Jaguars). General manager Jerry Angelo said, "He was a first-round draft pick and he is a very talented player, but it's case by case. We're not quick to move on any player." Angelo added, "Guys make mistakes, move on, and become better people. Some guys have patterns of bad behavior and continue to have those patterns. I'm not saying that about Matt Jones. What I'm saying is we have to do our homework. And then you have to look at what value that person brings to your football team irrelevant of his off-the-field issues."

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NFL | M. Jones told he will not be suspended

Tue, 26 May 2009 13:00:06 -0700

Chris Mortensen, of ESPN.com, reports Dave Butz, agent for unrestricted free-agent WR Matt Jones (Jaguars), said the NFL told Jones he would be fined but not suspended as a result of his violation of a court-mandated drug program. Jones violated the drug program when he drank alcohol during an outing. Jones has been fined $50,000 but is appealing the fine.

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Jets | Interest in M. Jones has cooled

Tue, 21 Apr 2009 12:07:10 -0700

Bob Glauber, of Newsday, reports the New York Jets' interest in unrestricted free-agent WR Matt Jones (Jaguars) has cooled, and they likely will not try to sign him.

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Cowboys | Could have interest in M. Jones

Tue, 21 Apr 2009 10:17:28 -0700

Bob Glauber, of Newsday, reports the Dallas Cowboys are interested in free-agent WR Matt Jones (Jaguars) as a possibility, but only after the NFL determines whether he will face additional sanctions as a result of his parole violation.

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Cowboys | May be interested in M. Jones

Fri, 20 Mar 2009 09:21:39 -0700

Bob Glauber, of Newsday, reports the Dallas Cowboys may show interest in unrestricted free-agent WR Matt Jones (Jaguars), according to league sources.

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Jets | May be interested in M. Jones

Fri, 20 Mar 2009 09:10:24 -0700

Bob Glauber, of Newsday, reports the New York Jets may show interest in unrestricted free-agent WR Matt Jones (Jaguars), according to league sources.

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Jaguars | M. Jones released

Mon, 16 Mar 2009 06:06:12 -0700

ESPN.com reports the Jacksonville Jaguars have released WR Matt Jones, a league source told ESPN's Chris Mortensen.

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Jaguars | M. Jones released from jail

Sun, 15 Mar 2009 04:37:21 -0700

The Associated Press reports Jacksonville Jaguars WR Matt Jones was released from jail a day early Saturday, March 14. Jones was ordered to stay in jail until Sunday, March 15, after he violated his probation by drinking beer. Jones had asked to be locked up rather than spending six weeks in a treatment facility.

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Jaguars | M. Jones allegedly violates probation

Mon, 09 Mar 2009 15:00:29 -0700

4029tv.com reports Jacksonville Jaguars WR Matt Jones is being held in the Washington County Jail for allegedly violating his probation. Jones was called in for a random drug test Feb. 27 as part of his treatment for being caught with cocaine. The treatment center received the results late last week and he tested positive for alcohol. Jones admitted to a judge that he drank the day before the test when he was playing golf with some of his friends. The judge set his bond at $150,000. If he does make bond, he will have to go to treatment for six weeks.

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Jaguars | M. Jones to begin serving suspension

Tue, 09 Dec 2008 07:52:54 -0800

ESPNews reports Jacksonville Jaguars WR Matt Jones' suspension was upheld by the NFL and he will begin serving a three-game suspension for violating the league's substance abuse policy. Jones' appeal was denied by the NFL.

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Jaguars | M. Jones practices Friday

Fri, 05 Dec 2008 13:35:15 -0800

Jacksonville Jaguars WR Matt Jones participated in practice Friday, Dec. 5, after missing practice Thursday, Dec. 4, because he was appealing his four-game suspension. He will play in the team's Week 14 game. He expects to hear about his appeal next week.

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Jaguars | M. Jones should return to practice Friday

Thu, 04 Dec 2008 13:29:06 -0800

Jacksonville Jaguars WR Matt Jones missed the team's practice Thursday, Dec. 4, but his absence was not injury related. He should return to practice Friday, Dec. 5.

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Jaguars | M. Jones should return to practice Thursday

Wed, 03 Dec 2008 14:48:47 -0800

Jacksonville Jaguars WR Matt Jones should return to the team's practice Thursday, Dec. 4. His absence from practice Wednesday, Dec. 3, was not injury related.

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Jaguars | Jones catches eight passes in Week 13

Tue, 02 Dec 2008 17:50:54 -0800

Jacksonville Jaguars WR Matt Jones finished with a career-high eight catches in Week 13. His eight catches totaled 104 yards, which was the fifth 100-yard game of his career.

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Jaguars | M. Jones catches eight passes in Week 13

Mon, 01 Dec 2008 19:59:56 -0800

The Associated Press reports Jacksonville Jaguars WR Matt Jones had eight receptions for 104 yards during the team's Week 13 game.

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