Marvin Jones news, rumors and stats

 

Marvin Jones

Detroit Lions
Wide Receiver

Ht: 6.2 | Wt: 198

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YearTmGRecRec YdsRec AvgRec TDRec 2ptRushRush YdsRush AvgRush TDRush 2ptFum Lost
2012CIN111820111.171034715.67000
2013CIN165171213.961008658.12000
Average:35457136065612000
Total:69913131101111212000

Lions | Marvin Jones lighting it up in camp

Fri, 10 Aug 2018 10:58:59 -0700

Detroit Lions WR Marvin Jones has reportedly been Matthew Stafford's favorite target in camp, "largely because he's been getting open so frequently," according to Kyle Meinke of MLive.com.

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Lions | Marvin Jones back on field Sunday

Sun, 29 Jul 2018 14:00:21 -0700

Detroit Lions WR Marvin Jones (knee) was back at practice Sunday, July 29, after leaving a workout the day before with a left knee injury.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Detroit Free Press - Dave Birkett

Lions | Marvin Jones unable to finish practice

Sat, 28 Jul 2018 10:05:44 -0700

Detroit Lions WR Marvin Jones (knee) left practice early Saturday, July 28, after suffering an apparent knee injury but said his knee was fine after practice.

Fantasy Tip: Jones could sit out a few practices but probably will be fine moving forward. He has been very successful since joining the Lions and will continue to see a solid amount of targets. He can be considered a No. 2 fantasy receiver in most leagues.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Detroit Free Press - Dave Birkett

Lions | Marvin Jones expanding his game

Sun, 06 May 2018 19:13:49 -0700

Detroit Lions WR Marvin Jones said he has been adding muscle this offseason to make himself harder to tackle and increase his yards after catch.

Fantasy Tip: Jones emerged as one of the best downfield threats in the NFL last year, finishing with more than 1,000 yards and nine scores. He's already a WR2 heading into 2018, and becoming more of a threat after the catch would only boost his stock.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: MLive.com - Nate Atkins

Lions | Marvin Jones thinks DET can have top offense

Sun, 04 Feb 2018 11:10:03 -0800

Detroit Lions WR Marvin Jones said he believes the Lions have the chance to be the top offense in the NFL next season with QB Matthew Stafford and all of the main receivers under contract.

Fantasy Tip: Jones was one of two Lions receivers that posted at least 1,000 yards this season and also led the team with nine touchdown receptions. He should be considered a No. 2 receiver in most leagues next season, while Stafford and Golden Tate should also be starting fantasy options.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Detroit Free Press - Dave Birkett

Lions | Marvin Jones to work with Randy Moss

Fri, 05 Jan 2018 19:29:15 -0800

Detroit Lions WR Marvin Jones had a league-high 16 receptions on passes thrown 20 or more yards down the field this year and ranked third in yards and touchdowns, and he credited his success on deep throws to his offseason work with retired WR Randy Moss. "I'm probably just going to replicate what I did this offseason," Jones said. "I worked with Randy more toward the summer, so I'm going to do that."

Fantasy Tip: Jones finished ninth in the NFL with a career-high 1,101 yards and ranked fourth with nine touchdowns. He'll enter 2018 as a WR2 candidate.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: MLive.com - Kyle Meinke

Lions | Week 17 game recap for Lions

Sun, 31 Dec 2017 13:40:09 -0800

Detroit Lions QB Matthew Stafford completed 20-of-29 passes for 323 yards, three touchdowns and no interceptions in Week 17 against the Green Bay Packers. RB Tion Green rushed for a team-high 21 yards, while RB Ameer Abdullah rushed eight times for 18 yards and a score. WR Golden Tate led the way with 104 yards on seven grabs with a score, while WRs Marvin Jones Jr. and Kenny Golladay also found the end zone. Jones had four grabs for 81 yards, and Golladay had 80 yards on his two grabs.

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Lions | Detroit not expecting to rest starters

Tue, 26 Dec 2017 10:21:34 -0800

Detroit Lions head coach Jim Caldwell told reporters Tuesday, Dec. 26, he has given no consideration to resting his starters in Week 17 versus the Green Bay Packers - including players such as QB Matthew Stafford, WR Golden Tate and WR Marvin Jones.

Fantasy Tip: Caldwell is coaching for his job and while it seems highly unlikely management will put any weight on his ability to win a meaningless game against a fellow non-playoff team, he apparently isn't leaving it to chance either. As such, it appears Stafford, Tate and Jones will all be reasonable plays in a plus-matchup for owners who need to concern themselves with such things in Week 17.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: DetroitLions.com - Tim Twentyman

Lions | Marvin Jones good for 50 yards

Sun, 24 Dec 2017 16:29:06 -0800

Detroit Lions WR Marvin Jones finished with three receptions and 50 yards on five targets in Week 16 against the Cincinnati Bengals.

Fantasy Tip: Jones has managed three or more receptions in each of his past six games, and 10 of the past 11 outings. He remains a decent WR3 or flex option in PPR leagues, while serving as a WR4 in most standard formats heading into Week 17.

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Lions | Big plays from Marvin Jones

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 18:40:40 -0800

Detroit Lions WR Marvin Jones caught three passes on five targets for a team-high 85 yards in a 20-10 win over the Chicago Bears Saturday, Dec. 16.

Fantasy Tip: Jones has now topped 80 yards in four of his last five games and seven of his last nine, and he has averaged more than 20 yards per reception in six games in that span. Jones is a dependable WR3 with WR2 upside.

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