Patriots’ Chris Jones, Alfonzo Dennard Awarded Big Performance-Based Paychecks

New England Patriots defensive tackles Chris Jones and Joe Vellano earned big paychecks based on their play in 2013. Jones and Vellano were the Patriots’ big winners in the NFL’s performance-based pay distribution, which rewards late-round picks and undrafted players that outplayed their contracts. Each team divvies out $3.46 million to players based on their performance. Jones...
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Chris Jones Is Off to a Great Start

Rookie Chris Jones made national headlines for "Push-Gate" where he lined up slightly behind the line and pushed his man to attempt to block a field goal. For most people, that was the first time they had heard about Chris Jones. If he continues to play at his current level though, it won't be the last time. Jones wasn't even supposed to be playing this much...
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October 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Jets reportedly told NFL officials to watch for field goal push

Referees may have known the push from Chris Jones was coming in the Patriots’ overtime loss to New York. The Jets “alerted officials” to watch for a push from the Patriots’ special teamers, according to Albert Breer of New York have done so because Jones pulled a similar move against the Saints last week.
October 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Bill Belichick Appears to Misinterpret Chris Jones’ Pushing Penalty During Patriots-Jets Post-Game Press Conference

It’s understandable if no one know what was going on when Chris Jones was flagged for pushing a Patriots defender on the Jets’ overtime field goal. It was the first time the new rule was called this season. Jones already admitted he did not know the rule, nor did he know what was going on when the flag was thrown. It appears Bill Belichick didn’t fully know the rule either...
October 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Ref explains penalty vs. Patriots

Referee Jerome Boger explained in a pool report the penalty committed by Patriots defensive tackle Chris Jones that negated a missed Jets field goal in overtime. Nick Folk soon made a 42-yarder to win the game 30-27 Sunday. Pool reporter Mike Reiss asked Boger: ''Please explain the penalty that was called on No. 94 (Jones) on the field goal.'' Boger: ''The...
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October 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Rapid reaction to the penalty that decided the game | New England Patriots

Rapid reaction to the penalty that decided the game | New England Patriots: Do you agree with the penalty called against Chris Jones and the New England Patriots?  It looked like New England was going to escape the Meadowlands with a tight, overtime victory—but it all changed in a matter of just one penalty. That penalty has got to be the worst referee / official call since the...
Via Pats 360
October 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Patriots lose to Jets in overtime following Chris Jones’ pushing penalty

The New England Patriots' Chris Jones was called for a "pushing" penalty against the Jets, setting them up for the game-winning field goal in overtime.
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October 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Chris Jones Could Start for Patriots at Defensive Tackle After Being Cut by Texans, Buccaneers in Nine-Day Span

FOXBORO, Mass. — Patriots fans should learn the name Chris Jones. The rookie defensive tackle may be starting this week for the Patriots. Perhaps Jones thought he could start as a rookie when he was drafted No. 198 overall in the 2013 draft. He probably didn’t imagine it would be with the Patriots, though. Jones was a sixth-round pick by the Texans this season. He was waived...
October 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Chris Jones Talks to SOTT

Houston Texans rookie defensive tackle Chris Jones talks to us about camp life, Bowling Green State University and more.         You can follow Patrick on Twitter.  He is the Editor of State of the Texans.              
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August 04, 2013  |  Discuss

SOTT Talks to Chris Jones

During mini camp, we had a chance to catch up with rookie defensive tackle Chris Jones. We talked to the newest Houston Texans defensive lineman about how mini camp was going, signing his new contract, his new position coach in Coach Bill Kollar, the approaching OTAs and representing Bowling Green in the NFL. See what Jones had to say.   You can follow Patrick on Twitter.  He...
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May 14, 2013  |  Discuss

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