Josh Jones is a safety for the National Football League’s Seattle Seahawks. In the second round of the 2017 NFL Draft, the Green Bay Packers selected him out of NC State, where he played college football.
He has also played for the Jacksonville Jaguars and the Dallas Cowboys. Jones was chosen 61st overall by the Green Bay Packers in the second round of the 2017 NFL Draft. In 2017, Jones was selected as the eighth safety.
On May 19, 2017, Jones and the Packers reached an agreement on a $4.23 million, four-year deal that included includes a $1.21 million signing bonus.
In the first game of the year, Green Bay’s 17-9 victory over the Seattle Seahawks, he made his first regular-season professional tackle. On December 31, 2019, Jones was claimed off waivers by the Jacksonville Jaguars.
Jones was chosen to start the 2020 season as a strong safety for the Jaguars. In Week 5 of the 2020 season, Jones was kicked out of the game against the Houston Texans for initiating a helmet-to-helmet hit on wide receiver Brandin Cooks.
With a chest ailment, he was put on injured reserve on November 14, 2020. Jones joined the Indianapolis Colts practice squad on October 20, 2021. On November 1, he was promoted to the active roster.
How Good Is Josh Jones?
Jones completed the season starting against the Cardinals, earning 10 tackles and a pass defense in a victory at Arizona after joining Seattle’s practice squad when the team needed depth late in the previous campaign.
Jones had a good time during his brief stay in Seattle, and the Seahawks decided to re-sign him this spring.