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Tagged: Marvin Jones (26 Results)

Around the NFL: Marvin Jones

Marvin Jones is headed for free agency, and he's hoping to join a contender. His former quarterback, Matthew Stafford, is with the Rams, so maybe they'll kick the tires on him, as a downfield complement to Robert Woods and Cooper Kupp. But I'm not sure that's his game anymore.   more »

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Feb
18

WR Jones to reunite with QB Stafford?

Veteran Detroit Lions wide receiver MARVIN JONES indicated via social media that he is interested in a reunion with quarterback MATTHEW STAFFORD in Los Angeles. Jones is an unrestricted free agentMore this offseason after leading the Lions in receptions last year. Stafford, of course, will head to the Rams after the blockbuster trade with Detroit is finalized in March. Jones is also a Southern California native, adding to the allure of reuniting with Stafford in Los Angeles. Less

Source: Team Blog

Dec
7

Bevell era begins with Detroit victory

With rookie running back D’ANDRE SWIFT and star wide receiver KENNY GOLLADAY both unavailable for Sunday’s game against the Chicago Bears, their replacements carried the load in Detroit’s comeback win. VeteranMore running back ADRIAN PETERSON scored 2 touchdowns, while new lead receiver MARVIN JONES scored a touchdown and led the team in receptions and yards. MATTHEW STAFFORD looked re-energized under interim head coach Darrell Bevell, topping 400 yards passing with 3 touchdowns. Less

Source: Mlive.com

Nov
19

Lions WR Golladay returns to practice

Detroit Lions wide receiver KENNY GOLLADAY returned to a limited practice on Wednesday as he works his way back from a hip injury that has kept him out of action forMore the past two weeks. While Golladay is trending in the right direction, fellow wideouts MARVIN JONES (knee) and DANNY AMENDOLA (hip) missed Wednesday’s practice due to their respective injuries. Less

Source: Detroit News

Mar
30

Lions WR Jones has lofty goals for 2020

Detroit Lions starting wide receiver MARVIN JONES says that he wants to lead the league in touchdowns in 2020, adding that he wants to catch over 15 touchdowns. While Jones’ goalMore is admirable, Antonio Brown and Dez Bryant are the only two wide receivers that have caught at least 15 touchdown passes in a season since 2012. Considering that KENNY GOLLADAY, DANNY AMENDOLA, and second-year tight end T.J. HOCKENSON are also on the roster – Jones could have a tough time reaching his goal. Less

Source: Mlive.com

Mar
30

Lions add former Packers WR Allison

The Detroit Lions added receiving depth over the weekend, agreeing to a one-year deal with former Green Bay Packers wideout GERONIMO ALLISON. Allison was undrafted out of Illinois in 2016, butMore he showed flashes over the past four seasons with the Packers. Allison joins a group in Detroit that’s returning its top four receivers from last year – including the starting trio of KENNY GOLLADAY, MARVIN JONES, and DANNY AMENDOLA. Less

Source: Detroit News

Dec
11

Lions place WR Jones on injured reserve

The Detroit Lions placed wide receiver MARVIN JONES on injured reserve on Tuesday after he suffered an ankle injury at the end of Sunday’s game against the Minnesota Vikings. Jones hadMore a solid season for the Lions, finishing with 62 catches for 779 yards and 9 touchdowns through 13 games. The Lions offense was bit hard by the injury bug this season, as the team also losing starting running back KERRYON JOHNSON and rookie tight end T.J. HOCKENSON. Less

Source: Detroit News

Ask the Experts: Who is this season's biggest trick...or treat?

ASK THE EXPERTS appears weekly from training camp through the Super Bowl with answers to a new question being posted Thursday morning. How the guest experts responded when we asked them: Happy Halloween edition! Who is this year's biggest trick...or treat?  more »

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Oct
21

Jones catches 4 touchdowns vs. Vikings

Detroit Lions wide receiver MARVIN JONES caught four touchdown passes in Sunday’s loss to the Minnesota Vikings. Jones became the first Lion to catch four touchdown passes since 1950. It wasMore also the second time in Jones’ career he caught four touchdown passes in one game, making him just the third player in NFL history with two games of at least four touchdown catches. There’s an Ian Allan trivia question in there somewhere. Less

Source: Detroit Free Press

Factoid: Marvin Jones

Marvin Jones catches 4 touchdowns against Minnesota, and that’s unusual on multiple fronts. One of the weirder individual games you’ll see.   more »

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Aug
16

Detroit WR Jones still recovering from knee injury

Detroit wide receiver MARVIN JONES is continuing to work his way back following last season’s knee injury. Jones will not make the trip to Houston for the Lions second preseason gameMore against the Texans on Saturday night. Fellow wide receiver DANNY AMENDOLA will be in Houston, but he is slowly working his way back from an injury as well. Less

Source: Detroit News

Nov
27

Marvin Jones headed to IR

The Detroit Lions placed wide receiver MARVIN JONES on injured reserve on Monday because of a knee injury suffered earlier this month. Jones will be done for the year. Jones had missed the last two games because of the injury, with the Lions offense struggling in his absence.

Source: Detroit Free Press

Nov
22

Jones, Johnson out for Lions

Detroit rookie running back KERRYON JOHNSON and veteran wide receiver MARVIN JONES have both been ruled out for today’s game against the Chicago Bears. Facing one of the league’s top defenses without two of your best offensive players is generally not a recipe for fantasy success.

Source: Mlive.com

Around the NFL: A Thanksgiving turkey?

Thanksgiving is that great time of year for getting family together, eating gluttonously, and watching lots of football. But the early game often gets shafted -- people are traveling or making chit-chat or peeling potatoes -- and it looks like injuries will rob us of some of the better players this year.   more »

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Nov
17

Lions WR Jones out vs. Panthers

Detroit wide receiver MARVIN JONES is dealing with a right knee injury suffered last weekend and will not play on Sunday against the Carolina Panthers. The Lions once deep receiving corps is now pretty much down to KENNY GOLLADAY.

Source: Detroit Free Press

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