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Charles Jones II

Pittsburgh Steelers
Tight End #84
Pittsburgh Steelers
Tight End #84

Charles Jones II News

Jettisoned by Pittsburgh

The Steelers cut Jones on Monday, NFL reporter Aaron Wilson reports.

Analysis: Jones spent time on the Steelers' practice squad during the 2020 campaign, but he won't stick with the team through the offseason. He'll vie for a chance at a depth role elsewhere.

May 3, 2021 2:51 PM EST


Lands future contract

The Steelers signed Jones to a reserve/future contract Thursday.

Analysis: Jones spent the latter portion of the 2020 season on Pittsburgh's practice roster, and he'll now get a chance to continue his development with the team through he offseason. Back in 2019, Jones suited up for four games with the Jaguars.

Jan 21, 2021 3:07 PM EST



Signs in Steel City

The Steelers signed Jones to the practice squad Tuesday, Brooke Pryor of ESPN.com reports.

Analysis: Jones signed with the Bills' practice squad in October when they had a COVID-19 outbreak in the tight-end room, and he's entering a similar situation in Pittsburgh, as Vance McDonald is currently on the reserve/COVID list. If McDonald returns for this week's matchup against the Jaguars, Jones likely won't be called up.

Nov 17, 2020 12:19 PM EST


Cut from practice squad

The Bills cut Jones from the practice squad Saturday, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports.

Analysis: Jones signed with the practice squad Wednesday due to COVID-19 Concerns in the Bills' tight end room, but the team is apparently comfortable with the depth it has. The 24-year-old tight end played four games with the Jaguars in 2019, recording one five-yard reception on his only target.

Oct 31, 2020 4:16 PM EST


Joins Bills' practice squad

The Bills signed Jones to the practice squad Wednesday.

Analysis: Buffalo currently only rosters one available tight end, Tyler Kroft, with all of Dawson Knox, Lee Smith and Tommy Sweeney having been placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list. The Tulane product appeared in four games with Jacksonville as a rookie in 2019, and he now appears fully recovered from his quadriceps and foot injuries. It's possible that Jones could see reserve action for the Bills during Sunday's game against the Patriots, considering the team's immediate need at the position.

Oct 28, 2020 9:45 AM EST



Waived from IR

The Jaguars waived Jones (quad/foot) from injured reserve Tuesday, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports.

Analysis: Jones appeared in four games with Jacksonville as a rookie last season, during which span he hauled in his only target for five yards. When healthy, he'll now be free to sign on in a depth capacity with another team.

Sep 1, 2020 5:48 PM EST


Reverts to injured reserve

Jones (quad/foot) has reverted to injured reserve, per the NFL's Communications page.

Analysis: Jones was cut loose by the Jaguars on Sunday but will instead hit injured reserve after going unclaimed. He's coming off of four games played as a rookie, recording a catch for five yards on 27 offensive snaps. He'll take another run at a 53-man roster spot in 2021.

Aug 24, 2020 10:00 PM EST


Let go by Jaguars

The Jaguars waived/injured Jones (quad/foot) on Saturday, John Reid of The Florida Times-Union reports.

Analysis: Jones played in four games for the Jaguars last year and caught one five-yard pass, but he couldn't stay healthy during training camp. If the 24-year-old clears waivers, he'll revert to Jacksonville's injured reserve.

Aug 23, 2020 8:07 AM EST


Cleared from COVID-19 list

The Jaguars activated Jones from the reserve/COVID-19 list Friday morning, John Reid of The Florida Times-Union reports

Analysis: Undrafted out of Tulane last year, Jones earned a spot on the Jacksonville practice squad and later logged 27 offensive snaps in four games toward the end of the season. He'll compete for a depth role during training camp, with special teams likely playing a role in his fate. Tyler Eifert and Josh Oliver are the favorites to get TE targets in Jacksonville this year.

Aug 7, 2020 7:11 AM EST


Back on COVID-19 list

The Jaguars placed Jones (illness) on the reserve/COVID-19 list Sunday after having activated him earlier the same day.

Analysis: Jones had initially been placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list Thursday. It looks as though the reserve tight end briefly gained clearance to rejoin teammates, but he's now once again either tested positive or come into close contact with someone who has.

Aug 2, 2020 2:22 PM EST


Lands on COVID-19 list

The Jaguars placed Jones (illness) on the reserve/COVID-19 list Thursday, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports.

Analysis: Jones appeared in four contests with the Jaguars in 2019, logging one five-yard catch, and he also spent time on the team's practice squad. His placement on the reserve/COVID-19 list means that Jones has either tested positive for the virus or been in close contact with someone that's been infected.

Jul 30, 2020 5:11 PM EST


Joins active roster

The Jaguars promoted Jones to the active roster from the practice squad Monday, Michael DiRocco of ESPN.com reports.

Analysis: Jones' opportunity on the 53-man roster comes following the placement of Josh Oliver (back) on injured reserve. With Seth DeValve (oblique) also nursing an injury, the Tulane product could have a chance to play a depth role Week 12.

Nov 18, 2019 11:33 AM EST


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