Lions Release First Unofficial Depth Chart Of SeasonThe Lions released their first regular-season depth chart of the year on Tuesday, and the biggest question (who will return kicks?) has been answered. TJ Jones, who locked up the fifth receiver spot on the roster this weekend, is listed as the top guy for both punt and kick return duties.
Lions Make Roster Cuts OfficialWith NFL rules mandating that teams' rosters be trimmed to 53 men Saturday, here are the biggest storylines from the Lions’ cut day.
After Missing Last Season With Injury, TJ Jones Working To Get Back To NormalWide receiver TJ Jones, who missed his rookie season due to injury, said he has tried not to worry about what his role will be this year.
Van Noy, Ihedigbo, Jones Inactive For Lions Preseason GameIhedigbo is resting, Jones is still on the physically unable to perform (PUP) list, and Van Noy is out with an abdominal injury.
Despite 'Minor Procedure' For Injury That Happened In Bowl Game, TJ Jones Should Be Back For Training CampOrtiz said the minor procedure was necessitated by an injury that occurred in Notre Dame's bowl game but that had not bothered him until recently.
Meet The New Guy: TJ JonesA rookie wide receiver for the Detroit Lions, TJ Jones has plenty of company at the position. Starters Calvin Johnson and Golden Tate lead the group, and Jones will contend with a plethora of more experienced backups for a spot on the 53-man roster.
TJ Jones Getting Used To Playing With 'Role Models' Calvin Johnson, Golden Tate