Chris Jones
25-Year-Old Defensive TackleDT
Inactive
Injury Groin
Wed Practice: DNP
2019 Fantasy Outlook
Jones' box scores feature the low-tackle, high-sack totals you'd expect of a 255-pound edge-rushing specialist rather than the 6-6, 310-pound mountain he is. But weird box score or not, Jones is clearly one of the league's top defenders after posting 15.5 sacks last year in his third season. The per-snap sack rate almost has to regress, but he could offset that a bit with more playing time, which he certainly earned after a modest 776 snaps in 2018. Jones can't be counted on for tackles, though, as last year's mark of 40 was in line with his per-snap rates from the prior two years. Read Past Outlooks
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$Signed a four-year, $6.23 million contract with the Chiefs in December of 2016.
Can't go versus Broncos
DTKansas City Chiefs
Groin
October 16, 2019
Jones (groin) is ruled out for Thursday's tilt against the Broncos.
ANALYSIS
Jones' absence doesn't come as much of a surprise, considering that he's expected to miss multiple contests due to a groin injury sustained Week 5. The Broncos' offense stands to benefit from Jones' lack of availability, given that neither Khalen Saunders nor Terrell McClain posses similar abilities to create interior pressure.
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Kansas City ChiefsChiefs 2019 DT Snap Distribution See more data like this
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264
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Measurables Review
How do Chris Jones' measurables compare to other defensive tackles?
This section compares his draft workout metrics with players at the same position. The bar represents the player's percentile rank. For example, if the bar is halfway across, then the player falls into the 50th percentile for that metric and it would be considered average.
Height
6' 6"
 
Weight
310 lbs
 
40-Yard Dash
5.03 sec
 
Shuttle Time
4.62 sec
 
Cone Drill
7.44 sec
 
Vertical Jump
24.5 in
 
Broad Jump
106 in
 
Bench Press
26 reps
 
Hand Length
10.75 in
 
Arm Length
34.50 in
 
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Past Fantasy Outlooks
2018
2017
2016
Jones broke out in his second season with the Chiefs, amassing 6.5 sacks and 32 tackles (22 solo) while intercepting a pass and forcing four fumbles in 2017. A slightly slimmer version of Jones is expected to serve as the team's starting left end again in 2018.
Jones was selected 37th overall in 2016 and quickly earned his spot on the field. While he didn't start Week 1, the defensive lineman out of Mississippi State moved into the starting lineup following Allen Bailey's calf injury in Week 6 and started the final 11 games of the campaign. Jones turned the opportunity into 28 tackles (17 solo) and two sacks, and the offseason departures of Dontari Poe and Jaye Howard should clear a path to consistent snaps again in 2017.
The Chiefs top pick in the 2016 NFL Draft (second round, sixth overall), Jones may be destined for a substitution role this season due to the team’s depth on the defensive line. With Dontari Poe in the final year of his contract, Jones will likely be groomed to take over Poe’s spot at nose tackle in 2017.
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Not practicing Tuesday
DTKansas City Chiefs
Groin
October 15, 2019
Jones (groin) didn't participate at Tuesday's practice, Troy Renck of Denver 7 News reports.
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Not expected to dress Thursday
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Groin
October 14, 2019
Jones (groin) was listed as a non-participant in Monday's practice estimate.
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Ruled out for Week 6
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Groin
October 11, 2019
Jones (groin) is ruled out for Sunday's game against the Texans, Nate Taylor of The Athletic reports.
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Watching practice from sidelines
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Groin
October 9, 2019
Jones (groin) won't participate in Wednesday's practice, Sam McDowell of The Kansas City Star reports.
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Expected to miss games
DTKansas City Chiefs
Groin
October 7, 2019
Jones (groin) is considered week-to-week after undergoing an MRI on Monday, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.
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