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Patriots at Chiefs - 3 Matchups to Watch

Chandler Jones vs. Eric FisherJones and Fisher will battle in a matchup of former 1st-round draft picks. Jones has stood out for the Patriots since being moved back to the outside following a disappointing Week 1 as a 3-4 defensive end. At his outside linebacker/defensive end role (based on formation), Jones’ length creates a huge mismatch for opponents. Jones uses that length...
Via Pro Football Spot
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Chandler Jones awarded for his play against the Vikings

Chandler Jones had quite the game against the Minnesota Vikings.After being placed back on the edge instead of being asked to work from the inside like he was against Miami, Jones went from being the worst 3-4 OLB in the league in week 1 to the best in week 2 (via ProFootballFocus). He also filled up the stat sheet, which always helps.Chandler Jones was named AFC Defensive Player...
Via Patriots Life
13 days ago  |  Discuss

New England Patriots bounce back, defeat Vikings 30-7

The New England Patriots looked like the team we’re accustomed to seeing in their 30-7 win over the Minnesota Vikings. Even if Adrian Peterson wasn’t in the lineup, this was a much needed win after their debacle in week one. Chandler Jones returns his blocked FG for a touchdown in the second quarter in win over the Vikings To be honest, I was a little worried when the Vikings...
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Chandler Jones: Blocked Kick Was Result Of Team Effort, ‘Lucky Bounce’

Chandler Jones turned in one of the most electrifying plays of the young NFL season Sunday, blocking a Minnesota Vikings field goal and taking it 58 yards to the house. Jones was the star of the play — doing the blocking, scooping and scoring — but he attributed its success to three factors: preparation, teamwork and a little bit of luck. “We work on it week in and week out...
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Chandler Jones, Tom Brady Among Patriots’ Stars Of The Game Vs. Vikings

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — The New England Patriots began Sunday’s game against the Minnesota Vikings looking like they hadn’t skipped a beat since last week’s 33-20 trouncing by the Miami Dolphins. They rebounded big after poor opening drives by the offense and defense, however. The Patriots took over, and showed the true potential of their defense — making plays, stopping...
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Chandler Jones Blocks Field Goal, Returns It For Touchdown

New England Patriots third-year edge rusher Chandler Jones is already making quite a name for himself as he looks to build off a breakout 2013 campaign. In the final seconds of the first half of Week 2′s battle with the Minnesota Vikings, Jones uses his impressive 6-foot-5, 265-pound frame to block a 48-yard field goal attempt by kicker Blair Walsh and then shows off his athleticism...
Via Gridiron Grit
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Chandler Jones blocks field goal and returns it for touchdown

New England Patriots defensive end Chandler Jones completed the special teams trifecta on one play by blocking a second-quarter field goal by the Minnesota Vikings, then scooping the football off the turf and returning it nearly 60 yards for a touchdown. The Patriots were already dominating the Vikings, who are without Adrian Peterson following his arrest for child abuse earlier...
Via The Sports Daily
16 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Chandler Jones blocks field goal, returns it for TD

Matt Cassel missed Cordarrelle Patterson for a late first half TD and instead of a 17-14 halftime deficit, the Vikings were forced to attempt a long field goal. Patriots defensive end had no interest in a 7-point lead therefore elected to block the attempt and rumble for a massive touchdown: Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Chandler Jones, Dont’a Hightower Fined $16,537 For Roughing QB Penalties

FOXBORO, Mass. — Two New England Patriots defenders will have a lighter wallet this week after being fined for roughing the quarterback penalties in Week 1 against the Miami Dolphins. Chandler Jones and Dont’a Hightower each were fined $16,537 for their hits, the NFL announced. Jones was penalized twice for hits to Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill’s face, and Hightower was...
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Chandler Jones and Jordan Devey stand out as worst players for Patriots

In case you were wondering, this is a foul, evidently (photo via pains me so much to write that title. Jordan Devey seems like a cool enough guy but all my pain comes from writing “Chandler Jones” and “the worst” in the same sentence. Damn you Matt Patricia! You see what you’ve made me do!?Obviously Sunday’s game was nothing short of an apocalyptic...
Via Patriots Life
21 days ago  |  Discuss
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