Ideally he will slot in as the Lions' No. While it was an ugly game for the Lions all around, Jones just wasn't a factor at all. As long as Golden Tate, Marvin Jones and Kenny Golladay are on the field, rostering T. In his last six games, the former Jones has just seven receptions for 93 yards and no touchdowns. Jones caught one pass for 15 yards during Thursday's loss to Chicago. Fantasy Impact Jones was the big red zone beneficiary with Kenny Golladay out for the season finale. He is not expected to be fantasy relevant this season for the Lions, barring injury.
He was drafted by the Lions in the sixth round of the. Jones should be ready to capitalize if Golladay misses any more time. The receiver was expected to take on a bigger role once Golden Tate was traded, and then an even bigger one once Marvin Jones knee was forced to miss a Week 11 matchup with Carolina. He finished his senior season with 76 receptions for 1,399 yards and 18 touchdowns, which earned him all-state honors, while helping Gainesville get to the Georgia state championship game for the first time since 1982. Jones did not practice on Wednesday.
In a Week 16 matchup with Minnesota, even if Ellington misses a second-consecutive game, Jones has no business being on your mind for fantasy purposes. Jones, who is battling with Jace Billingsley and Jarred Abbrederis for No. By using the site, you consent to these cookies. He's someone to keep an eye on depending on Boldin's future. Keep Jones off your radar this week. Jones caught all three of his targets, putting up 40 receiving yards and two touchdowns during Sunday's 31-0 win against the Packers. However, seeing as he has not garnered more than three targets in any game this season, there is no way of trusting that workload.
In a crowded Detroit receiving corps, Jones' role in the offense seems to be to catch lightning in a bottle once every other game. Leave Jones on the waiver wire until we see him draw more targets. However, Kenny Golladay 14 targets , Bruce Ellington nine and Theo Riddick seven ended up commanding the vast majority of quarterback Matthew Stafford's attention. He was expected to be depth again this season. He played in all 13 games, starting every game but one, and recorded 38 receptions for 366 yards and three touchdowns.
Coach Cooter refused name a specific No. Jones capitalized on all three of the targets he received, leading the team in receiving yards despite only getting three targets. Golladay had two receptions for 25 yards in the contest. For now he is best left on watch lists, but if he continues to produce he could be a dart-throw flex option in deeper formats going forward. The touchdown grabs where his only two on the season as he finished the year with 19 receptions for 190 yards. The Lions take on the Cardinals in Week 14.
On December 5, 2015, Jones and his fiancée and former star Theresa González welcomed their daughter, Easton Kaia. He did a lot with his targets, finding the end zone twice on touchdown passes from Matthew Stafford from five yards and 23 yards out during the 31-0 win over the Packers. Jones Limited in Practice, Will Recover Soon Lions receiver T. As a true freshman, he worked his way onto the field, playing in 12 games, starting 7, while catching 23 passes for 306 yards and three touchdowns. After originally being committed to , he switched his commitment to. Jones served as the teams number three receiver primarily last season, behind Golden Tate and Marvin Jones. Billingsley and Jones also saw a lot of work on special teams during organized team activities and minicamp.
It's interesting the Lions' own website is hedging Jones. There is still a chance, however, that the team will try and bring him back. Expect to see his usage increase as the season goes on, however. He finishes up with 30 catches for 399 yards and a touchdown, scored last week against the Bears. He is pretty clearly behind Golden Tate and Marvin Jones on the depth chart and is unlikely to hold much, if any, fantasy value next season.
Currently Jones has 128 receiving yards on only eight receptions. He could be as high as the third receiving option on the team by next season. Jones Makes One Nice Catch in Week 17 Detroit Lions wide receiver T. Jones has lost a lot of targets since Kenny Golladay returned about a month ago, and has fallen off the fantasy radar. However, Jones is low on the totem pole for targets.
It's hard to expect anything different in Week 12's Thanksgiving Day matchup with the Chicago Bears. If he catches on with another team with less depth, he could be worth a look in the late rounds of deeper leagues. Three targets ties his season-high but he still has nothing worthwhile to show for it. It's odd to see how under utilized the 26-year-old is, seeing as how many of the Lions offensive skill position players have wound up injured recently, including Bruce Ellington who went down in Week 14. In the National Championship game, Jones recorded 6 receptions for 90 yards in a 42-14 loss versus.