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Too Tall Jones

Edward Lee Jones

Position: DE
Height: 6-9    Weight: 271 lbs.

Born: February 23, 1951 in Jackson, TN
High School: Central Merry
College: Tennessee St.   (school history)
Drafted by the Dallas Cowboys in the 1st round (1st overall) of the 1974 NFL Draft.

Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 94 (186th overall since 1950)
3-time Pro Bowler & 1-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)

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Fine Details  · Last updated Feb 11, 2016 5:25AM
All-Time Rank: #336. Ken Norton… #337. Bucko Kilroy… #338. Tom Fears… #339. TOO TALL JONES… #340. Mo Lewis… #341. Bubba Smith… #342. Lawyer Milloy… 

Defense & Fumbles

Games Def Interceptions Fumbles Sacks & Tackles
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Sk Tkl Ast Sfty AV
1974 23 DAL 72 14 3
1975 24 DAL LDE 72 14 14 1 2 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 7
1976 25 DAL LDE 72 14 14 0 0 1 0 0 8
1977 26 DAL LDE 72 14 14 7
1978 27 DAL LDE 72 16 16 8
1980 29 DAL LDE 72 16 16 0 0 3 0 0 8
1981* 30 DAL LDE 72 16 16 0 0 3 0 0 14
1982*+ 31 DAL LDE 72 9 9 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 6.0 18
1983* 32 DAL LDE 72 16 16 1 12 0 12 0 0 0 2 0 0 7.0 12
1984 33 DAL LDE 72 16 16 0 0 2 0 0 8.0 9
1985 34 DAL LDE 72 16 16 13.0 8
1986 35 DAL LDE 72 16 16 0 0 3 0 0 5.5 9
1987 36 DAL LDE 72 15 14 0 0 1 0 0 10.0 7
1988 37 DAL LDE 72 16 16 0 0 2 0 0 7.0 7
1989 38 DAL LDE 72 16 10 1.0 4
Career 224 203 3 14 0 12 0 0 0 19 0 0 57.5 129

Playoffs Defense & Fumbles

Games Def Interceptions Fumbles Sacks & Tackles
Year Age Tm Pos G GS Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Sk Tkl Ast Sfty
1975 24 DAL LDE 3 3 2.5
1976 25 DAL LDE 1 1 1.0
1977 ❍ 26 DAL LDE 3 3 2.0
1978 27 DAL LDE 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 2.0
1980 29 DAL LDE 3 3 0.5
1981* 30 DAL LDE 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 1.0
1982*+ 31 DAL LDE 3 3 1.0
1983* 32 DAL LDE 1 1 1.0
1985 34 DAL LDE 1 1 1.0
Career 20 20 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 12.0

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12 Justin Smith, Charles Mann, John Abraham, Rob Burnett, Bryant Young, Chester McGlockton, Rubin Carter, Clyde Simmons, Simeon Rice, L.C. Greenwood
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14 Justin Smith, Buck Buchanan*, Jim Marshall, Bryant Young, Clyde Simmons, John Abraham, Kevin Carter, Lyle Alzado, Neil Smith, Deacon Jones*
15 Justin Smith, Bryant Young, Jim Marshall, Buck Buchanan*, Lyle Alzado, Kevin Carter, John Abraham, Ted Washington, Clyde Simmons, Deacon Jones*
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Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year Lg Value (Rank/All-Time)

All-Pro Teams