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...
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February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Raiders extend special teams stud Taiwan Jones

Special teams standout Taiwan Jones signed a three year $4.35 million dollar extension. Jones, a listed cornerback was drafted in the fourth round out of Eastern Washington In the 2011 NFL draft as a running back. Jones converted to corner back before last season in an effort to earn more playing time. With seasoned vets Darren McFadden and Rashard Jennings, second year man Jeramy...
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February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Raiders re-sign Taiwan Jones

var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; The Oakland Raiders have re-signed cornerback/running back Taiwan Jones. Congrats to @TaiwanJonesNFL of the raiders for signing a new contract today with Oakland! Much deserved. — Doug Hendrickson (@DHendrickson41) February 24, 2014 This is a bit of a surprise since the Raiders seemed...
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February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Raiders sign Taiwan Jones to a contract extension

Today the Oakland Raiders signed Taiwan Jones to a three year contract extension: RAIDERS The Raiders have signed @TaiwanJonesNFL to a contract extension: http://t.co/zlQHAI9oBg http://t.co/aSoJV53MJn 2/24/14 1:47 PM Scott Bair ‏@BairCSN  53s The #Raiders signed Taiwan Jones to a three-year contract extension. Pays to be a special teams ace.The post Raiders sign Taiwan Jones...
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February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders could start Taiwan Jones at RB this week

Running back Darren McFadden, though, was not on the practice field, fueling speculation that he aggravated his troubled right hamstring. Neither was running back Jeremy Stewart, who suffered knee and ankle injuries on Thanksgiving at the Dallas Cowboys. And while Rashad Jennings was back after suffering a concussion against the Cowboys, converted cornerback/gunner Taiwan Jones […]
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December 04, 2013  |  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

Oakland Raiders Training Camp Preview: Will Taiwan Jones Make the Team?

Newly christened cornerback Taiwan Jones is at a crossroads in his young career. Now that the Raiders cornerback position is stacked with DJ Hayden, Mike Jenkins and Tracy Porter; Jones will be in a dog fight with Joselio Hanson, Philip Adams and Brandian Ross for one of the final roster spots. Jones is an explosive athlete that must find a way to make the team. After running a 4...
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July 25, 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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