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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: 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 (171st overall since 1950)
3-time Pro Bowler & 1-time First-Team All-Pro (fine print)

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All-Pro

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Fine Details  · Last updated Jul 16, 2014 1:25PM
All-Time Rank: #354. Dave Butz… #355. Bobby Dillon… #356. Robert Brazile… #357. TOO TALL JONES… #358. Tom Matte… #359. Wes Welker… #360. Steve Wisniewski… 

Defense & Fumbles

Def Interceptions Fumbles Tackles
Year Age Tm Pos No. G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD 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 6.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 18
1983* 32 DAL LDE 72 16 16 7.0 1 12 0 12 0 0 0 2 0 0 12
1984 33 DAL LDE 72 16 16 8.0 0 0 2 0 0 9
1985 34 DAL LDE 72 16 16 13.0 8
1986 35 DAL LDE 72 16 16 5.5 0 0 3 0 0 9
1987 36 DAL LDE 72 15 14 10.0 0 0 1 0 0 7
1988 37 DAL LDE 72 16 16 7.0 0 0 2 0 0 7
1989 38 DAL LDE 72 16 10 1.0 4
Career 224 203 57.5 3 14 0 12 0 0 0 19 0 0 129

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Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

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

All-Pro Teams