The New York Jets have signed LB Eddie Jones to a reserve/future contract. The announcement was made by General Manager Mike Tannenbaum.
Jones (6-3/260/Texas/Kilgore, TX) played in one game for the Jets, at New England (10/9/11) and spent time on both the Jets and Rams practice squads in 2011. In 50 games at the University of Texas, he started eight, and totaled 111 tackles and 13 sacks during his career. Jones was named All Big-12 honorable mention as a senior in 2010 after he notched 52 tackles, six sacks, 10 tackles for loss and one forced fumble.