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Chris Jones

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Height: 
6-0

Weight:

205

Age

27
Carson-Newman
5 Years Pro

2016 Season

  • punts58
  • avg45.9
  • lng66
  • in 2025
stats

PRO: Chris Jones originally went to training camp with Dallas as an undrafted free agent in 2011 but was released at the end. The club signed Jones to their practice squad on Oct. 28 as Mat McBriar was slowed with a leg injury. While filling in for McBriar, Jones had a gross average of 42.6 yards-per-punt, a net average of 40.5 with four punts downed inside the 20-yard line, a long punt of 54 yards and one touchback on 10 punts in two games.

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Biography

PRO: Chris Jones originally went to training camp with Dallas as an undrafted free agent in 2011 but was released at the end. The club signed Jones to their practice squad on Oct. 28 as Mat McBriar was slowed with a leg injury. While filling in for McBriar, Jones had a gross average of 42.6 yards-per-punt, a net average of 40.5 with four punts downed inside the 20-yard line, a long punt of 54 yards and one touchback on 10 punts in two games.

 

TRANSACTION SUMMARY:

12/31/11: Signed to Dallas' active roster.

11/5/11: Signed to Dallas' active roster then was released (11/15) and re-signed to the practice squad (11/17).

10/28/11: Signed to Dallas' practice squad.

7/28/11: Signed with Dallas as a rookie free agent but was released (9/3).

 

2011:

• As an undrafted free agent, punted eight times for a gross of 37.0, net of 33.1 and three downed inside the 20-yard line in the preseason.

• Was released at the end of camp then signed to the practice squad Oct. 28. He was released just four days later and signed again Nov. 2.

• Was activated on Nov. 5 to make his NFL debut against Seattle (11/6) in place of McBriar (foot) and punted four times with a 43.0 gross and net average and two punts downed inside the 20-yard line.

• Inactive against Buffalo (11/13), released Nov. 15 and signed to the practice squad on Nov. 17.

• Was once again called up after McBriar landed on IR and punted in the season finale at the N.Y. Giants (1/1/12) with six punts, a 42.3 gross, 38.8 net, two downed inside the 20 and a long of 54 yards.

 

COLLEGE:

• As a senior in 2010 punted 48 times averaging 42.1 yards with a long of 73.

• During his junior year, earned second-team All-SAC honors and played in all 14 games, ranking third in the conference in punting with an average of 39.3 yards-per-punt.

• Landed eight punts inside the 20-yard line, forced 21 fair catches on 54 attempts and had a season-long punt of 55 yards against UNC-Pembroke.

• As a sophomore averaged 38.5 yards on 41 punts and landed six punts inside the 20-yard-line with a long punt of 57 yards and was a Preseason All-South Atlantic Conference selection and a second-team All-SAC selection.

• Was named to the first-team All-SAC selection as a freshman, averaging 41.4 yards on 34 punts and kicking six inside the 20-yard-line with a long punt of 64 yards.

 

PERSONAL:

• While attending Robert E. Lee High School in Houston, Texas, had 135 receptions for 1,928 yards and 16 touchdowns and as a senior led the 7-on-7 team to the state championships.

• Majored in sociology at the University of Houston.

 

COMMUNITY:

• 2011 Rookie Club presented by UnitedHealthcare.

• 2012 Dallas Cowboys U High School Camp.

• Annual team Holiday Hospital Visits.

• Salvation Army Angel Tree Christmas Program.

• Make-A-Wish Foundation of North Texas.

Stats

Career Stats

gamespunting
seasonteamggspuntsydsnet ydslngavgnet avgblkoobdnin 20tbfcretretytd
2016DAL160582,6612,3896645.940.5110525417221920
2015DAL160693,1172,9356145.242.5016627122241620
2014DAL160572,5862,3066445.439.8111421215252400
2013DAL160773,4673,008624539.102530627373390
2012DAL40125425206045.2401216045220
2011DAL20104264055442.640.5030413310
TOTAL28312,79911,5636645.240.93442111314881169560

Recent Games

punting
wkopresultpuntsydsnet ydslngavgnet avgblkoobdnin 20tbfcretretytd
17@PHIL 13-2741951956648.839121301000
16DETW 42-2141891665747.341.50301001230
15TBW 26-2028282424141000202000
14@NYGL 7-1093843585242.739.80002045260
13@MINW 17-1562772825546.2470113013-50
12WASW 31-2628888534444001201000
11BALW 27-174184164614641001211100
10@PITW 35-3031451234948.3410101011220
9@CLEW 35-10275735037.536.5000101120
8PHIW 29-2352221936044.438.6010111290
6@GBW 30-16283584241.5290001011250
5CINW 28-14287875143.543.5000101100
4@SFW 24-1742211556355.338.80101201260
3CHIW 31-1731401235146.7410002012170
2@WASW 27-2331421125647.337.30011002300
1NYGL 19-203147130564943.30101011170

punting

yearteamgpuntsydsnet ydslngavgnet avgblkoobdnin 20tbfcretretytd
2016DAL16582,6612,3896645.940.5110525417221920
2015DAL16693,1172,9356145.242.5016627122241620
2014DAL16572,5862,3066445.439.8111421215252400
2013DAL16773,4673,008624539.102530627373390
2012DAL4125425206045.2401216045220
2011DAL2104264055442.640.5030413310
TOTAL 7028312,79911,5636645.240.93442111314881169560

kickoff

yearteamgkoydsoobavgtbpctrettdoskoskr
2016DAL16----------
2015DAL16----------
2014DAL161570160-1-00
2013DAL16----------
2012DAL4----------
2011DAL2----------
TOTAL 701570160-1-00

rushing

yearteamgattatt/gydsavgyds/gtdlng1st1st%20+40+fum
2016DAL1610.130301.90301100100
2015DAL16------------
2014DAL16------------
2013DAL16------------
2012DAL4------------
2011DAL2------------
TOTAL 701030300.40301100100

defensive

yearteamgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
2016DAL163210-0-----
2015DAL160----------
2014DAL161100-0-----
2013DAL161100-0-----
2012DAL40----------
2011DAL20----------
TOTAL 70541000000-0

fumbles

yearteamgfumlostffown fropp frown ydsopp ydstdoobsftytb
2016DAL16-----------
2015DAL16----1-0----
2014DAL16-----------
2013DAL16-----------
2012DAL4-----------
2011DAL2-----------
TOTAL 7000-01000000

preseason

gamespunter
wkgame dateoppresultggspuntsydsnet ydslngavgnet avgblkoobdnin 20tbfcretretytd
108/13/2016@LAL 24-2810140154040150000001250
208/19/2016MIAW 14-4110143334343330000001100
308/25/2016@SEAL 17-271031191194539.739.7000202100
409/01/2016HOUL 28-1710---------------
TOTAL 404160125454031.30002013350

regular season

gamespunter
wkgame dateoppresultggspuntsydsnet ydslngavgnet avgblkoobdnin 20tbfcretretytd
109/11/2016NYGL 20-19103147130564943.30101011170
209/18/2016@WASW 27-231031421125647.337.30011002300
309/25/2016CHIW 17-311031401235146.7410002012170
410/02/2016@SFW 24-171042211556355.338.80101201260
510/09/2016CINW 14-2810287875143.543.5000101100
610/16/2016@GBW 30-1610283584241.5290001011250
810/30/2016PHIW 23-291052221936044.438.6010111290
911/06/2016@CLEW 35-1010275735037.536.5000101120
1011/13/2016@PITW 35-301031451234948.3410101011220
1111/20/2016BALW 17-27104184164614641001211100
1211/24/2016WASW 26-311028888534444001201000
1312/01/2016@MINW 17-151062772825546.2470113013-50
1412/11/2016@NYGL 7-101093843585242.739.80002045260
1512/18/2016TBW 20-261028282424141000202000
1612/26/2016DETW 21-421041891665747.341.50301001230
1701/01/2017@PHIL 13-271041951956648.839121301000
TOTAL 160582,6612,3896645.940.5110525417221920

postseason

gamespunter
wkgame dateoppresultggspuntsydsnet ydslngavgnet avgblkoobdnin 20tbfcretretytd
1901/15/2017GBL 34-3110295955347.547.5000102000
TOTAL 10295955347.547.5000102000

punting splits - split by OPPONENT

splitgpuntsydslngavgblkretretyin 20net avg
Baltimore Ravens141846146010241
Chicago Bears131405146.70217241
Cincinnati Bengals12875143.5010143.5
Cleveland Browns12755037.5012136.5
Detroit Lions141895747.30123141.5
Green Bay Packers12834241.50125129
Minnesota Vikings162775546.203-5347
New York Giants2125315644.30643340.7
Philadelphia Eagles294176646.3129438.8
Pittsburgh Steelers131454948.30122141
San Francisco 49ers142216355.30126138.8
Tampa Bay Buccaneers12824241000241
Washington Redskins2523056460230340

punting splits - split by DIVISION CONFERENCE

splitgpuntsydslngavgblkretretyin 20net avg
Outside Own Division10321,4836346.30121101541
vs AFC Teams4114916144.60424540.6
vs NFC Teams12472,1706646.21181682040.5
vs Own Division6261,1786645.3110821039.9

punting splits - split by MONTH

splitgpuntsydslngavgblkretretyin 20net avg
December4219325744.40944842.3
January141956648.8100339
November4114926144.70324640.7
October4136136347.20560437.9
September394295647.70564440.6

punting splits - split by STADIUM

splitgpuntsydslngavgblkretretyin 20net avg
AT&T Stadium8251,1396145.608661241.3
FedExField131425647.30230137.3
FirstEnergy Stadium12755037.5012136.5
Heinz Field131454948.30122141
Lambeau Field12834241.50125129
Levi's Stadium142216355.30126138.8
Lincoln Financial Field141956648.8100339
MetLife Stadium193845242.70526239.8
U.S. Bank Stadium162775546.203-5347

punting splits - split by WIN/LOSSES

splitgpuntsydslngavgblkretretyin 20net avg
Losses3167266645.41643640.2
Wins13421,9356346.10161491940.6

punting splits - split by WEEKDAY

splitgpuntsydslngavgblkretretyin 20net avg
Mondays141895747.30123141.5
Other Days (not Monday or Sunday)283655545.603-5546.3
Sundays13462,1076645.81181741939.4

rushing splits - split by OPPONENT

splitgattydsavglngtd1st
Baltimore Ravens1------
Chicago Bears1------
Cincinnati Bengals1------
Cleveland Browns1------
Detroit Lions1------
Green Bay Packers1------
Minnesota Vikings1------
New York Giants2------
Philadelphia Eagles2130303001
Pittsburgh Steelers1------
San Francisco 49ers1------
Tampa Bay Buccaneers1------
Washington Redskins2------

rushing splits - split by DIVISION CONFERENCE

splitgattydsavglngtd1st
Outside Own Division10------
vs AFC Teams4------
vs NFC Teams12130303001
vs Own Division6130303001

rushing splits - split by MONTH

splitgattydsavglngtd1st
December4------
January1------
November4------
October4130303001
September3------

rushing splits - split by STADIUM

splitgattydsavglngtd1st
AT&T Stadium8130303001
FedExField1------
FirstEnergy Stadium1------
Heinz Field1------
Lambeau Field1------
Levi's Stadium1------
Lincoln Financial Field1------
MetLife Stadium1------
U.S. Bank Stadium1------

rushing splits - split by WIN/LOSSES

splitgattydsavglngtd1st
Losses3------
Wins13130303001

rushing splits - split by WEEKDAY

splitgattydsavglngtd1st
Mondays1------
Other Days (not Monday or Sunday)2------
Sundays13130303001

defensive splits - split by OPPONENT

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Baltimore Ravens10----------
Chicago Bears10----------
Cincinnati Bengals10----------
Cleveland Browns10----------
Detroit Lions11010-0-----
Green Bay Packers10----------
Minnesota Vikings10----------
New York Giants20----------
Philadelphia Eagles20----------
Pittsburgh Steelers11100-0-----
San Francisco 49ers11100-0-----
Tampa Bay Buccaneers10----------
Washington Redskins20----------

defensive splits - split by DIVISION CONFERENCE

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Outside Own Division103210-0-----
vs AFC Teams41100-0-----
vs NFC Teams122110-0-----
vs Own Division60----------

defensive splits - split by MONTH

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
December41010-0-----
January10----------
November41100-0-----
October41100-0-----
September30----------

defensive splits - split by STADIUM

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
AT&T Stadium81010-0-----
FedExField10----------
FirstEnergy Stadium10----------
Heinz Field11100-0-----
Lambeau Field10----------
Levi's Stadium11100-0-----
Lincoln Financial Field10----------
MetLife Stadium10----------
U.S. Bank Stadium10----------

defensive splits - split by WIN/LOSSES

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Losses30----------
Wins133210-0-----

defensive splits - split by WEEKDAY

splitgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
Mondays11010-0-----
Other Days (not Monday or Sunday)20----------
Sundays132200-0-----

Punting splits - FIELD TYPE

splitgpuntsydslngavgblkretretyin 20net avg
Grass6188616647.816105837.7
Turf10401,8006145016871741.8

Punting splits - HOME/AWAY

splitgpuntsydslngavgblkretretyin 20net avg
Home Games8251,1396145.608661241.3
Road Games8331,5226646.11141261339.9

Punting splits - POINT SITUATIONAL

splitgpuntsydslngavgblkretretyin 20net avg
Ahead311,3736644.30151791538.5
Ahead by 1-8 Points---------
Behind188656348.11512741.7
Behind by 9-16 Points---------
Tied94236047021344.7

Punting splits - HALF

splitgpuntsydslngavgblkretretyin 20net avg
1st Half271,2646646.807701442.7
2nd Half311,3976045.11151221138.6

Punting splits - FIELD TYPE POSITION

splitgpuntsydslngavgblkretretyin 20net avg
Opp 49-20 - by Yard Line72283932.6000732.6
Own 1-20 - by Yard Line156915646.11994037.3
Own 21-50 - by Yard Line361,7426648.4013981843.4

Punting splits - QUARTERS

splitgpuntsydslngavgblkretretyin 20net avg
1st Quarter125706347.5033645.6
2nd Quarter156946646.30467840.5
3rd Quarter1043051430414439.6
4th Quarter219676046111108738.1
4th Quarter within 7---------

Punting splits - MARGIN

splitgpuntsydslngavgblkretretyin 20net avg
Margin 0-79371,7086346.20151251441.2
Margin 15+2626457440225239.8
Margin 8-145156896645.91542939.2