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Deacon Jones: football's most feared sackmaster

His nickname belied his calling. David ''Deacon'' Jones was the most feared member of the Fearsome Foursome, the original sackmaster. Reggie White, Bruce Smith, Lawrence Taylor - they all followed the lead set by Jones, who died Monday at 74. ''Deacon Jones was one of the greatest players in NFL history. Off the field, he was a true giant,'' said...
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June 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Redskins sign CB Jones, waive Butler

Cornerback David Jones was signed by the Redskins, who waived/injured Crezdon Butler. Washington also signed defensive lineman Chigbo Anunoby to the practice squad and released defensive lineman Delvin Johnson. Jones signed with the Redskins on July 24, but was released Aug. 31 after totaling eight tackles and three passes defensed during the preseason. Butler suffered a hamstring...
Via Pro Sports Daily
September 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Washington Redskins Waive Chase Minnifield, Sign David Jones

After an impressive mini-camp for the Washington Redskins, undrafted cornerback Chase Minnifield looked like he may live up to his pre-draft expectations before a knee injury knocked him down most team’s draft boards. Unfortunately, Minnifield was waived on Tuesdayas it appears his knee is not fully recovered. Photo Credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images Minnifield, 23, is the son...
Via Gridiron Grit
July 25, 2012  |  Discuss

The Jacksonville Jaguars sign CB David Jones

The Jaguars have re-signed 26-year old cornerback David Jones.  Jones played in all 16 games for the Jaguars last year and he had 33 tackles, 1 interception, 3 passes defensed and 1 forced fumble.  He has now played in 49 games in his first four years in the NFL and he has 89 tackles, 1 interception, 10 passes defensed, 1 forced fumble and 1 fumble recovery.  The Jaguars are likely...
Via Jaguars Locker
December 04, 2011  |  Discuss
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