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James Jones

30-Year-Old Wide Receiver – Oakland Raiders

2013 Receiving Stats

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59

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817

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3

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13.8

Tar

93

2014 Receiving Projections

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2014 Fantasy Football Outlook

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2014 ADP:  175.67

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STATUS:  Probable     INJURY:  Hamstring
HT: 6' 1"   WT: 200   DOB: 3/31/1984
College: San Jose State  Show ContractHide Contract

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James Jones Contract Information:

Signed a three-year deal with the Raiders in March of 2014.

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Jones did not practice Monday due to a strained hamstring, ESPN reports.

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James Jones NFL Stats
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  Receiving Rec Distance Big Rec Games Rushing Kick Ret Punt Ret Fumbles
Year Age Team G Rec Yards TD Tar Avg YPT 20+ 40+ 100+ 150+ 200+ Att Yards Avg TD Yds TD Yds TD Tot Lost
2007 23 16 47 676 2 80 14.4 8.5 - - - - - 0 0 0.0 0 - - - - - -
2008 24 10 20 274 1 30 13.7 9.1 - - - - - 0 0 0.0 0 - - - - - -
2009 25 16 32 440 5 62 13.8 7.1 6 3 - - - 0 0 0.0 0 - - - - - -
2010 26 GB 16 50 679 5 87 13.6 7.8 8 2 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1
2011 27 GB 16 38 635 7 55 16.7 11.5 12 4 1 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
2012 28 GB 16 64 784 14 98 12.3 8.0 11 1 1 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013 29 GB 14 59 817 3 93 13.8 8.8 12 4 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1
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Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

James Jones Fantasy/Red Zone Stats
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  Fantasy Points Per Game Receiving Stats Red Zone Targets Rushing Stats Red Zone Runs
Year Age Team G Standard PPR 0.5 PPR Rec/G Yds/G In20 In10 In5 Att/G Yds/G In20 In10 In5
2007 23 16 5.0 7.9 6.4 3 42 11 - - 0 0 0 - -
2008 24 10 3.3 5.3 4.3 2 27 3 - - 0 0 0 - -
2009 25 16 4.6 6.6 5.6 2 28 11 5 1 0 0 0 0 0
2010 26 GB 16 6.1 9.2 7.7 3 42 19 12 5 0 0 0 0 0
2011 27 GB 16 6.6 9.0 7.8 2 40 7 2 1 0 0 0 0 0
2012 28 GB 16 10.2 14.2 12.2 4 49 20 9 1 0 0 0 0 0
2013 29 GB 14 7.1 11.3 9.2 4 58 12 7 2 0 0 0 0 0
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Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

James Jones – Playing Time Overview

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Snap Count Stats

770

Offensive Snaps in 2013

James Jones was on the field for 770 of his team's snaps on offense in 2013.

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Special Teams Snaps in 2013

James Jones was on the field for 2 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2013.

Year Off ST
2011 - -
2012 1004 4
2013 770 2

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James Jones 2013 Game Log
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  Snap Count Receiving Rec Distance Rushing Fumbles Kick Ret Punt Ret Red Zone Targets Red Zone Runs
Week Opp Off ST Rec Yards TD Tar Avg 20+ 40+ Att Yards Avg TD Tot Lost Yds TD Yds TD In20 In10 In5 In20 In10 In5
1 @Ind 62 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 Jax 69 1 11 178 0 12 16.2 3 1 0 0 0.0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
3 @Den
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5 SD 61 1 4 127 1 6 31.8 2 1 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
6 @KC 8 0 1 10 0 1 10.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 BYE Bye Week
8 Pit
9 Phi
10 @NYG 73 0 4 44 0 7 11.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0
11 @Hou 52 0 2 55 0 6 27.5 1 1 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 Ten 90 0 7 80 0 12 11.4 2 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
13 @Dal 43 0 3 79 0 5 26.3 1 1 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
14 @NYJ 66 0 4 19 0 5 4.8 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 KC 64 0 3 49 1 7 16.3 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 0 0 0
16 @SD 73 0 9 84 0 12 9.3 2 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
17 Den 0 0 6 41 0 7 6.8 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

A blank stat line is used above whenever a player was not on the field for any plays in the game that week.

Measurables Overview for James Jones
As Compared To Other Wide Receivers
Height:   6' 1"
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Weight:   200 lbs
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James Jones: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

The Raiders have signed Jones to a three-year deal, ESPN.com reports.

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Jones, who turns 30 later this month, recorded 59 catches for 817 yards with three TDs in 14 games for the Packers this past season. At 6-1, 208, he has the size to help out in the red zone, as evidenced by his 14-TD output in 2012, but the added opportunities that he figures to see in a Raiders uniform could well be offset by moving from an offense led by Aaron Rodgers to one with a fluid QB situation.
Jones indicated Sunday that he would "love the opportunity to play" for the Panthers, ESPN.com reports.

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With that in mind, the report notes that Jones is on the Panthers' radar, as is fellow wideout Jerricho Cotchery. There's certainly room for both players on the Carolina roster, given that the team needs to stock up at the wide receiver position, after parting ways with Steve Smith, Brandon LaFell, Ted Ginn, and Domenik Hixon.
The Packers are prepared to let Jones walk in free agency, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports.

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Green Bay has not extended Jones a contract offer and more than likely won't, as Jones' agent, Frank Bauer, said bluntly, "I don't think [GM] Ted Thompson wants him." Age seems to be a big factor for the Packers, as Jones will be 30 next month, and Jordy Nelson and Randall Cobb are understandably higher priorities. Jones led the NFL in 2012 with 14 touchdown receptions, but finished with just three scores last season.
Jones said that he would "love" to return to the Packers next season, the Green Bay Press-Gazette reports.

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Jones is set to test the open market after hauling in 59 catches for 817 yards and three touchdowns in the final year of his three-year pact with Green Bay. He'll be 30 when the 2014 season begins, and while Jones has corrected the drop issues that plagued him early in his career, it's entirely possible the Packers will move on and look to re-up Jordy Nelson and Randall Cobb instead. Both Nelson and Cobb will be free agents after next season.
Jones had two receptions for 20 yards on five targets in Sunday's playoff game against the 49ers.

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Jones caught six passes for 41 yards in Sunday's victory over the Bears.

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Jones caught nine passes on 12 targets for 84 yards in Sunday's 38-31 loss to Pittsburgh.

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Jones caught three passes for 49 yards and a touchdown in Sunday's victory over the Cowboys.

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Jones caught four passes for 19 yards in Sunday's victory over the Falcons.

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Jones tallied three catches (on five targets) for 79 yards during Thursday's blowout loss in Detroit.

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Jones caught seven passes for 80 yards in Sunday's game against the Vikings.

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Jones is still fighting the knee injury that sidelined him for three weeks, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports.

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Jones has been less productive since returning to the lineup in Week 9 against the Bears. He has just seven receptions for 116 yards in those three games, a clear sign he is not 100 percent. With Randall Cobb out until late in the season, the Packers brought back Jones as soon as possible, and he will likely continue to play through the injury barring a setback.

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2013

In 2011 Jordy Nelson was the anomaly, scoring 15 touchdowns on only 96 targets. Last year it was Jones, taking 14 to the house on a mere 98. Oddly, despite the gaudy scoring numbers, Jones had a pedestrian year, averaging only 8.0 YPT and 12.3 YPC, way down from his 11.5 and 16.7, respectively, during the 2011 season when he scored only seven times. It was his 20 red-zone looks (T-6th), 11 red-zone scores (2nd), nine looks from inside the 10 (T-8th) and six inside-the-10 scores (T-1st) that contributed to the unsustainably high TD totals. At 6-1, 208 and with good speed, Jones has decent physical tools, but he managed only 11 catches of 20-plus yards and one grab of 40 or more. The best thing Jones has going for him is his status as one of the top-three receivers in an Aaron Rodgers-led offense now that Greg Jennings skipped town for Minnesota.

2012

Being a 55-target, No. 4 receiver is fairly useless – unless you play for the Packers. Jones averaged a whopping 11.5 YPT and 16.7 YPC, giving him 635 yards and seven scores despite just five red-zone looks all year. At 6-1, 208, and with good speed, Jones is able to get open down the field – he had three catches of 40 yards or more despite the low target numbers. Heading into 2012, Donald Driver will be 37, and if Jones could some of Driver’s targets, he’d be worth using in most leagues. Just keep in mind that last year’s second-round draft pick Randall Cobb is quicker and more versatile than Jones and could see a bigger role in the offense. And in any event, Greg Jennings, Jordy Nelson and Jermichael Finley are Aaron Rodgers’ top targets.

2011

One of the Packers' four main wideouts, Jones showed flashes at times but ultimately was inconsistent, dropping six of his 87 targets and averaging just 7.8 YPT despite playing with one of the best quarterbacks in the league. And it's hard to forget his momentous drop during the first half of last February's Super Bowl on a slant that almost certainly would have gone to the house. At 6-0, 207 and with good speed, Jones has the physical tools to make plays down the field, and he's dangerous after the catch. After re-signing with the Packers, he's probably the team's No. 4 wideout with Donald Driver returning and after Jordy Nelson's strong showing in the Super Bowl.

2010

Jones caught 32 passes for 440 yards and five touchdowns in 2009. He could probably start for a number of NFL teams, but Green Bay has a number of quality WR. Jones will compete for the third WR spot with Jordy Nelson.

2009

Jones made a major statistical regression from his rookie to sophomore year, but much of the drop-off can be attributed to a knee injury that limited him to ten games. His 2009 productivity will hinge on the outcome of an expected training camp battle between Jones and Jordy Nelson for the No. 3 receiver spot, although even if one is declared a "winner," the two will likely be frequently rotated in and out. Both make for decent late-round picks in deep leagues.

2008

After an impressive rookie season where he flashed some potential, Jones is locked in as the Packers' number three receiver. Jones should approach his season totals from 2007 (47 receptions, 676 yards), but could rise or fall depending on his new quarterback, Aaron Rodgers.

2007

Jones is a speedster who has a good chance of making an impact for the Packers as a special teams player, if not the No. 3 or No. 4 receiver position. His greatest assets are his ability to make plays in traffic and gain yards after the catch.