The New York Jets have signed linebacker Eddie Jones to a reserve/future contract. The announcement was made by general manager Mike Tannenbaum.
Jones (6'3", 260) played in one game for the Jets, at New England on Oct. 9, and spent time on both the Jets and Rams practice squads in 2011. In 50 games (eight starts) at the University of Texas, Jones totaled 111 tackles and 13 sacks. He was named All-Big 12 honorable mention as a senior in 2010 after he notched 52 tackles, six sacks, 10 tackles for loss and one forced fumble.