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Raiders placing Taiwan Jones on IR

The Raiders are expected to place Taiwan Jones on season-ending injured reserve. Raiders plan to put gunner Taiwan Jones on injured reserve — Vic Tafur (@VicTafur) September 12, 2014 It’s really a shame Jones has never panned out the way Oakland thought he would. This could be his final season with the Raiders. var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060'...
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September 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Raiders’ Taiwan Jones expected to miss the next 4-8 weeks

According to ESPN’s Bill Williamson,  Raiders special teamer Taiwan Jones is expected to miss the next 4-8 games with a foot injury. From @caplannfl and myself: #Raiders Taiwan Jones timeline from foot injury is 4-8 week. — Bill Williamson (@BWilliamsonESPN) September 9, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; ...
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September 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders: #1 player to watch during training camp

Reggie McKenzie has made many impressive moves this past offseason to improve his veteran leadership, experience and discipline. One move that flew under the radar in my opinion is the three-year extension of Taiwan Jones. Taiwan Jones is heading into is fourth preseason camp with Oakland, but this year things are much different for him. Taiwan Jones making the switch to the defensive...
July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders: why to watch TJ Carrie

With the 219th pick in the draft, the Oakland Raiders selected cornerback Travis “T.J.” Carrie out of the University of Ohio. While 7th round picks are long shots to make the roster, Carrie has tremendous upside and could be in line to produce as a rookie. TJ Carrie Carrie has a long college injury resume, missing time in 2009 with a torn labrum and missing all of 2012 with a...
June 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders: undrafted free agency recap

When the beginning of the 7th round rolls around in the draft, teams begin to call up rookies who haven’t been drafted yet and declare them priority free agents, players they want to sign to a deal after the last pick is made. Undrafted free agency has led to scores of productive players. John Randle and Warren Moon are Hall of Famers. Recent successes include Victor Cruz and Brandon...
May 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders: What the Taiwan Jones extension means for them

Oakland Raiders: What the Taiwan Jones extension means for themOn February 24th, the Raiders signed cornerback Taiwan Jones to a three year contract extension worth $4.355 million. The former running back carved out a prominent role on special teams, using his blazing speed to cover kicks and punts. Jones did not play a single defensive snap in 2013, but did play 12 snaps of offense...
February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Raiders CB jumps over car for $200

Some of the Raiders went out to celebrate Darren McFadden’s 26th birthday Tuesday night. (It looked like a swell night, BTW.) At some point of the evening cornerback Taiwan Jones was dared to jump over a car. Jones is the freak of an athlete who wasn’t even playing on defense last year and who, more notably, jumped out of a swimming pool backward once upon a time. If he completed...
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August 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Raiders DB Taiwan Jones jumps over parked BMW (Video)

Oakland Raiders defensive back Taiwan Jones displayed his impressive athletic skill by jumping cleanly over a parked BMW while out on the town Tuesday night. Jones was with fellow Raiders DB Tyvon Branch and a group of friends when he was presented with the challenge. After tying his shoes extra tight, Jones made the jump - and cleared it. Even more importantly, Jones did...
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August 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Taiwan Jones may not make the Raiders roster as a cornerback

According to Vic Tafur of the San Francisco Chronicle, now that the Raiders have moved Taiwan Jones from running back to cornerback, he may have hard time making their final roster. Locked in on DB’s this first session … former RB Taiwan Jones has a steep uphill climb to make roster as a CB — Vic Tafur (@VicTafur) May 20, 2013 I’m still trying to figure out why Jones was...
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May 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Camp Battle No More: Taiwan Jones Surges Ahead

I’m not sure what Taiwan Jones‘ reaction was when he found out the Oakland Raiders had traded T Bruce Campbell to the Panthers in exchange for RB Mike Goodson.  It’s probably safe to assume that it didn’t exactly boost his confidence. That’s understandable.  It was no secret that the Raiders were in the market for [...]
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August 27, 2012  |  Discuss
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