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Colin Jones | Defensive Back | #42

Team: Carolina Panthers
Age / DOB:  (30) / 10/27/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 205
College: TCU
Drafted: 2011 / Rd. 6 (190) / SF
Contract: view contract details

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Panthers re-signed S Colin Jones to a two-year, $2.4 million contract.
Jones, 29, is mostly a special teamer. He played just 13 snaps on defense last season. Jones has been covering kicks in Carolina the past five years. Tue, Mar 7, 2017 12:07:00 PM

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Panthers signed S Colin Jones to a two-year contract extension through 2016.

Jones, 26, was acquired from the 49ers in August 2012 and was a special teams standout for the Panthers. He's appeared in 31-of-32 games for Carolina the past two seasons, racking up 21 tackles. Jones played just 55 defensive snaps over that span. He'll continue to cover kicks and punts in 2014.
Wed, Jun 18, 2014 01:44:00 PM

Panthers acquired S Colin Jones from the 49ers.

A sixth-round pick last season, Jones proved to be a valuable special teamer for the 49ers as a rookie, notching six tackles in 13 games. He'll serve the same role in Carolina.
Fri, Aug 31, 2012 03:08:00 PM

The 49ers have talked about moving S Colin Jones to wide receiver.

Jones was drafted in the sixth round last year to be a special teams ace. The Niners have a need for depth at receiver, but Jones isn't going to be the answer.
Thu, Feb 23, 2012 01:31:00 PM

49ers promoted S Colin Jones from their practice squad.

They'll need to waive a player in a corresponding move this week. Jones was the 49ers' sixth-round pick in April, drafted specifically to contribute on special teams. He won't be an option on defense.
Mon, Oct 3, 2011 06:21:00 PM

49ers waived S Colin Jones.

A sixth-round pick, the 49ers had hoped Jones would be able to contribute on special teams this season. He should be signed to the practice squad if he makes it through waivers.
Tue, Sep 13, 2011 08:17:00 PM

49ers signed No. 190 overall pick S Colin Jones to a four-year contract.

A second team all-Mountain West pick last season, Jones burned up the track with a 4.34 forty at his pro day. The 49ers envision him as a special teams demon, so he'll have a shot to make the team even with the team's glut of safeties.
Thu, Jul 28, 2011 10:56:00 AM

The 49ers drafted sixth-round S Colin Jones with the idea that he'd be a special teams standout.

"There's a guy that I cannot wait to watch run down on a kickoff, full throttle, running his 4.3," coach Jim Harbaugh said. The 49ers now have seven safeties on the roster, so Jones will have to open some eyes in camp to stick.
Sun, May 1, 2011 07:50:00 PM

49ers selected TCU S Colin Jones with the No. 190 overall pick in the 2011 NFL draft.

Second team all-Mountain West last season, Jones ran a 4.34 40 at his Pro Day, and has been deemed by some as a late bloomer. The owner of solid measurables across the board, he should prove to be a solid special-teams player in San Francisco if he makes the team.
Sat, Apr 30, 2011 04:30:00 PM

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