Matt Jones

Matt Jones

Height: 6' 2"Weight: 239 lbsAge: 25College: FloridaDrafted: #95 (3rd Rd. by Washington)

2018 Outlook

Strength of Schedule:
24th easiest for RBs
Draft Rank (ECR) N/A
Best / Worst N/A / N/A


Matt Jones joins the Eagles

The Philadelphia Eagles added to their congested backfield by signing fourth-year veteran running back Matt Jones to a one-year deal.

Fantasy Impact

Jones was a 2015 third-round pick by Washington and flashed some ability with the Redskins, running for 950 yards and scoring seven total touchdowns before getting released and joining Indianapolis in 2017. Jones, 25, could still end up making an NFL roster but will have a difficult time doing so in Philadelphia. Jones barely has dynasty value in the deepest of leagues.

Matt Jones released by Colts

The Indianapolis Colts waived veteran running back Matt Jones and six other players. Jones played just nine snaps for Indianapolis in 2017, totaling 14 rushing yards on five attempts.

Fantasy Impact

Jones was drafted in the third round of the 2015 NFL Draft by the Redskins and showed some promise as a rookie, rushing for just under 500 yards, catching 19 passes and scoring four touchdowns. Jones was never really able to gain any traction with the Colts and after the club added Nyheim Hines and Jordan Wilkins to compete with Marlon Mack, Robert Turbin, and Christine Michael, there was no room left for the 25-year-old veteran. Jones should get a camp invite but is irrelevant in fantasy leagues.

Matt Jones quiet in Week 4

Matt Jones carried the ball four times for 11 yards in Week 4 action against the Seahawks.

Fantasy Impact

Jones continues to see few touches and comes in only to spell Frank Gore or to provide a change of pace. He received less touches than Robert Turbin, and is not a viable fantasy option at this point.

Matt Jones carries once in Colts debut

Matt Jones carried once for three yards in Week 3 action against the Browns, marking his debut for the Colts.

Fantasy Impact

Jones doesn't seem to be pushing for carries yet, but figures to be in the mix if Gore slows down or misses time. Keep Jones on the radar, but there is no reason to add him yet.

Matt Jones promoted to active roster

Indianapolis Colts beat writer Zak Keefer is reporting running back Matt Jones was promoted from the practice squad to the active roster Friday.

Fantasy Impact

With Marlon Mack already ruled out for Sunday's matchup against the Browns, the Colts had a void at running back in which they filled with Jones. While not appearing in a game as of yet in 2017, he'll more than likely be active for Week 3 in a limited role behind Frank Gore and Robert Turbin.