Fullback Greg Jones signs 1-day contract to retire with Jaguars
JAN 15, 5:00p ET | AP
Rotowire: Jan 16 / 7:03a ET
News: Jones announced his retirement Thursday, ESPN.com's Michael DiRocco reports.
Impact: Working primarily as a fullback after being drafted out of Florida State in 2004, Jones amassed only 913 yards and 10 touchdowns during his 10-year career. Jones paved the way for both Fred Taylor and Maurice Jones-Drew while spending most of his career in Jacksonville, with his efforts allowing Jones-Drew to claim the NFL rushing title in 2011.
StatsLLC: Jan 15 / 12:00a ET
News: Jones signed a ceremonial, one-day contract with the Jacksonville Jaguars on Thursday and retired with the team that drafted him in 2004.
Impact: Jones says "10 years have flown by. It's been a time of happiness and grief." A second-round pick out of Florida State, Jones played in 115 games during his nine years in Jacksonville. He spent the 2013 season with Houston and went to training camp with New Orleans last year before getting cut.