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Jacoby Jones is the latest NFLer to take his talents to ABC.
According to NFL.com, the Ravens receiver will appear on the 16th season of "Dancing With The Stars," which begins on March 18.
The announcement was made in a commercial during tonight's Oscars telecast. Jones is the first known contestant for the upcoming installment of ABC's hit show.
The rest of the cast will be made public on Tuesday's "Good Morning America."
Jones is coming off a remarkable performance in Super Bowl XLVII, where he recorded 290 total yards and two touchdowns. He'll attempt to join the likes of Emmitt Smith, Hines Ward and Donald Driver as players who've won both a Super Bowl and mirror ball trophy.
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Jacoby Jones, the wide receiver and return man for the Baltimore Ravens, is going to have a chance to join some pretty rare company. If all goes well for him he will something in common with Emmit Smith, Hines Ward, and Donald Driver in the near future.
He could even do something that the great Jerry Rice was not able to accomplish or that Michael Irvin failed at doing.
During a commercial break of the 2013 Oscars, it was revealed that Baltimore Ravens wide receiver and Super Bowl XLVII champion Jacoby Jones will show off his fancy footwork in the upcoming season of Dancing With The Stars.
The remainder of the cast will be announced on Tuesday’s Good Morning America and season 16 will debut on March 18.
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Baltimore Ravens safety Ed Reed is working the Red Carpet at the Oscars for NFL Network. It looks like the Super Bowl Champion and All-Pro is having a great time with it.
Well this got us thinking … Cooler trophy: Oscar or Lombardi? #oscars twitter.com/NFL_ATL/status…
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Ed Reed on the carpet. #oscars twitter.com/NFL_ATL/status…...
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Ed Reed has hit the Oscars red carpet to do a bit of schmoozing with the stars, as well as conduct interviews for the Rich Eisen Podcast on NFL.com.
Ravens' returner to try his hand on reality dance show.
Manti Te’o ran a disappointing 4.81 forty yard dash during the NFL combine today. And if by chance you didn’t know that running a 4.81 forty yard dash is a disappointing time for a linebacker, Baltimore Ravens head coach John Harbaugh’s reaction drives the point home.
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After helping the Baltimore Ravens win Super Bowl 47 with one of the greatest kickoff returns in league history, Jacoby Jones wanted one thing when he appeared on the Jimmy Kimmel show two days later.
Jones told Kimmel he wanted to be a contestant on Dancing With The Stars. Pro Football Talk is reporting that the guy with some of the best touchdown dances in the NFL will get...
Manti Te'o ran an extremely disappointing 40-yard dash at the 2013 NFL Combine. Baltimore Ravens coach John Harbaugh saw it all the way, too.
It’s safe to say that the Ravens aren’t very high on former Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te’o.
Te’o, who is already having a pretty rough time heading into the 2013 NFL draft, clocked in at 4.81 seconds in the 40-yard dash on Monday.
Ravens head coach John Harbaugh was less than impressed with Te’o's dash, as seen in the video below.
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Last Friday, former Minnesota Vikings center Matt Birk announced he was quitting the NFL. After 15 long seasons playing the game he loved, the 36-year-old football player left his current teammates in the middle of his contract, after reaching and winning a Super Bowl, and leaving the cornerstone of their offensive line in the hands of a fourth found pick out of the University of...