Lions DE Jason Jones signs with Dolphins
MIAMI – Former Detroit Lions defensive end Jason Jones has signed with the Miami Dolphins,Aaron Rodgers Jersey adding depth and flexibility to a front four that should be formidable next season.
The deal today was confirmed by the agent for Jones, Michael McCarthney.Ryan Tannehill Jersey Jones, a product of Southfield-Lathrup and Eastern Michigan, is expected to back up another Miami newcomer,Eli Apple Jersey Mario Williams, and Cameron Wake, who is coming off Achilles tendon surgery.Darron Lee Jersey
Miami also added veteran defensive end Andre Branch this off-season.
Jones, who also can play tackle,Tony Romo Jersey started 31 games the past two seasons for the Lions. He'll be reunited in Miami with tackle Ndamukong Suh.
Suh,Clay Matthews Jersey Williams and Wake are four-time Pro Bowl players. Miami sought upgrades in the line under new coach Adam Gase (Michigan State) after tying for 26th in sacks and ranking 28th in run defense last season.
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The run-stopping, edge-setting defensive end,Eric Decker Jersey who has the capability of playing inside at defensive tackle, played 31 of 32 games over the past two seasons. He missed most of his first season with the Lions (2013) after suffering a torn left patellar tendon in Week 3.Germain Ifedi Jersey
Before Detroit, Jones played one season with Seattle and four with Tennessee, which selected the Eastern Michigan product in the second round of the 2008 draft. Jones has 175 career tackles, with 28 sacks, 10 forced fumbles and one fumble recovery.
ESPN NFL Nation reporters Michael Rothstein and James Walker contributed to this report.