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August 31, 2013

Chiefs announce trade of special teams vet Edgar Jones to Cowboys

The Cowboys traded for defensive end Edgar Jones from the Kansas City Chiefs, according to the Chiefs' Twitter account on Saturday night.

Jones, 28, is a special teams veteran who spent his first five seasons with the Baltimore Ravens, who signed him as an undrafted free agent out of Southeast Missouri in 2007. He was a pass rusher in college but also played tight end and linebacker with the Ravens.

Jones, 6-foot-3 and 263 pounds, He will take the roster spot of Nate Livings, who was placed on injured reserve.

The Cowboys did not announce the trade. No compensation was announced by either team.

Here is a special teams score by Jones in a game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers last season.

 

-- Carlos Mendez

Twitter @calexmendez

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