The Dallas Cowboys announced a contract extension for punter Chris Jones that will keep him signed through the 2017 season. For a second offseason in a row, the Cowboys locked up one of their core special teams players after signing kicker Dan Bailey to a seven-year extension in 2014.Jones has been the team's starting punter since the 2012 season and a career 45.0-yard punt average...
Field Yates of ESPN reports that the Cowboys have signed P Chris Jones to a two-year contract extension worth $4.2 million and includes $750,000 guaranteed. This comes just a week after Jones signed his restricted free agent tender. According to Jason Fitzgerald, the Cowboys freed up $542,000 in cap room with this extension. Jones, 25, was 14th in the league in terms of ...
IRVING, Texas (AP) The Cowboys have re-signed running back Lance Dunbar and punter Chris Jones to one-year contracts worth $1.5 million. Both were restricted free agents. Dunbar worked his way into a change-of-pace role out of the Dallas backfield as an undrafted free agent out of North Texas three years ago. He had 362 all-purpose yards last season, topped by 217 yards receiving...
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April 21, 2015 | Discuss
Punters and kickers are not supposed to be good at tackling and just flat out hitting people. It just isn't part of their job description. Yeah, they are football players so in that regard it is, but it's like an unwritten rule that expectations be low when it comes to skills outside of kicking.That is not the case with Cowboys punter Chris Jones though.@SBNationGIF/TwitterRead more »
Dallas Cowboys punter Chris Jones hit the giant AT&T Stadium scoreboard with a fourth quarter punt during Sunday night's game against New Orleans.Jones' punt still traveled 33-yards, despite the tip of the ball scraping against the bottom of the scoreboard, as picked up by video replay. Since the trajectory of the ball wasn't altered enough to make it obvious to the naked eye...
Todd Archer of ESPN Dallas reports that the Cowboys P Chris Jones has signed his exclusive rights tender worth $645,000 for the 2014 season. The Cowboys still have a limited amount of cap space to work with, but it won’t be hard to fit his cap figure of $150,000 in their books. Jones, 24, posted a net average 39.1-yards with 38 percent of his punts being downed inside...
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