Posts Tagged ‘Matt Jones’

Redskins RB Matt Jones Won’t Be at OTA’s; Out of Plans for the Team

Running back Matt Jones is on the way out of Washington, Kevin Patra of NFL.com reports. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Wednesday that Jones will not attend OTAs. The 24-year-old doesn’t appear to be part of Washington’s plans, Rapoport added. Jones started the first seven games of the 2016 season before being a healthy […]

Redskins RB Matt Jones Sits Out of Practice

Redskins running back Matt Jones was held out of practice Wednesday with a knee injury, the Associated Press reports. Coach Jay Gruden says Jones reported soreness while moving laterally and pain when cutting. It’s unclear how the injury will affect Jones’ availability for the Redskins’ game Sunday against the Bengals in London. If Jones is […]

Redskins RB Matt Jones Questionable But Expects to Play Monday

Running back Matt Jones is listed as questionable but expects to play for the Redskins in their season opener Monday night against the Steelers, the Associated Press reports. Jones is almost fully healed after separating his left shoulder Aug. 19 and is confident he’ll be 100 percent by game time. He has been a full […]

Redskins RB Matt Jones Feels He Can Play Monday Vs Pittsburgh

Redskins running back Matt Jones returned to the practice field in a limited capacity Monday after nursing a partially separated left shoulder the last two weeks, Mike Jones of the Washington Post reports. Jones, Washington’s projected starter, wore a yellow non-contact jersey as a precaution, but did test out his shoulder, hitting some blocking pads […]

Gruden Says There’s Room for Both Matt Jones and Alfred Morris

The Redskins drafted Florida running back Matt Jones in the third round. He’s a big, physical runner at 6-foot-2, 226 pounds. Coach Jay Gruden said, “He’s a little bit different than what we’ve had around here.” That’s because he’s more physical, a style well-suited for the direction the running game is headed, John Keim of […]