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Donnie Jones | Punter | #8

Team: Philadelphia Eagles
Age / DOB:  (37) / 7/5/1980
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 221
College: LSU
Drafted: 2004 / Rd. 7 (224) / SEA
Contract: view contract details

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Eagles signed P Donnie Jones to a three-year extension through 2019.
Jones would have been a free agent at the end of the year. This keeps him in Philadelphia through his age-39 season. The two-time All-Pro selection has been with the Eagles since 2013. Fri, Nov 18, 2016 02:01:00 PM

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Eagles re-signed P Donnie Jones to three-year contract.

Jones played for the veteran minimum in 2013 and turned in one of the NFL's best seasons by a punter. Big-legged Jones is entering his age-34 season.
Tue, Mar 11, 2014 04:48:00 PM

The Eagles are in contract talks with free agent P Donnie Jones.

Jones played for the veteran minimum in 2013 and turned in one of the NFL's best seasons by a punter. Big-legged Jones is entering his age-34 season.
Sun, Mar 9, 2014 02:18:00 PM

Eagles signed P Donnie Jones, formerly of the Texans.

He's replacing Mat McBriar, who's been released. Jones is coming off a solid season for the Texans, but was let go in favor of Shane Lechler. Jones has spent the past six years kicking in domes, so he could find the great outdoors of Lincoln Financial Field challenging.
Mon, Mar 25, 2013 01:00:00 PM

The Texans are interested in re-signing free agent P Donnie Jones.

Renew those season tickets, Texans fans. Jones, 33 in July, finished No. 13 in the NFL with his 40.5 net average last season.
Sat, Mar 16, 2013 05:23:00 PM

Texans agreed to terms with P Donnie Jones on a one-year contract.

Jones, who turns 32 before the season, spent the last five year punting for the Rams. His 2011 net average of 37.0 ranked 31st in the league and was the worst of Jones' tenure in St. Louis. Texans incumbent punter, Brett Hartmann, is coming off a torn ACL and facing a three-game suspension to open the year.
Thu, Mar 29, 2012 10:59:00 AM

The Dolphins have opted not to match an offer sheet for punter Donnie Jones, officially making him a member of the St. Louis Rams.

Jones will replace Matt Turk in St. Louis and can be an above-average punter. He better be to justify a $1.175 million signing bonus.
Wed, Apr 18, 2007 04:12:00 PM

Rams signed restricted free agent Miami punter Donnie Jones to a five-year, $5.585 million offer sheet.

The deal includes a $1.175 million signing bonus, quite a coup for the young punter. Scott Linehan was on the Miami staff when Jones took over the starting job there in 2005. We suspect the Dolphins won't match.
Thu, Apr 12, 2007 04:06:00 PM

Dolphins activated punter Donnie Jones off their practice squad.

He played with coach Nick Saban at LSU. It's possible the team will look for a veteran next week.
Sun, Sep 11, 2005 09:23:00 AM

Dolphins claimed punter Donnie Jones off waivers from the Seahawks.

Jones was probably the greatest punter in LSU history under Saban in college. He will provide camp competition to Matt Turk.
Tue, Jul 26, 2005 09:32:00 AM

Seahawks released rookie punter Donnie Jones.

He'll be signed to the practice squad. The Seahawks will look to sign another punter this week.
Wed, Nov 24, 2004 11:58:00 AM

Seahawks released punter Donnie Jones.

He's expected to be re-signed to the practice squad.
Wed, Oct 20, 2004 11:23:00 AM

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