Detroit Lions
  • 6'2"
  • 198
  • 27
  • 6 years
  • California
  • 2012 R5 O, None

Historical Stats

Year Team Gms Plays Targets Catch Catch Yards YPC Catch TDs Car Rush Yards Rush TDs Fum Total Yards Total TDs 50+ Yd TDs 100+ Yard Gms 1+ TD Gms
2012 CIN 11 35 32 18 201 11.2 1 3 47 0 0 248 1 0 0 1
2013 CIN 16 89 81 51 712 14.0 10 8 65 0 0 777 10 0 2 7
2015 CIN 16 108 103 65 816 12.6 4 5 33 0 0 849 4 0 0 4
2016 DET 15 104 103 55 930 16.9 4 1 3 0 0 933 4 0 2 3
  Avg 13 80 77 45 639 14.1 5 3 30 0 0 669 5 0 1 4

Season To Date Statistics

Year Team Gms Plays Targets Catch Catch Yards YPC Catch TDs Car Rush Yards Rush TDs Fum Total Yards Total TDs 50+ Yd TDs 100+ Yard Gms 1+ TD Gms
2017 DET 9 64 64 34 537 15.8 5 0 0 0 0 537 5 0 2 4

Recent Player News

  • Posted: 11/6/2017 8:38pm ET

    Detroit Lions WR Marvin Jones registered seven receptions on 11 targets for 107 yards and a pair of touchdowns in the team's Week 9 victory Monday, Nov. 6, against the Green Bay Packers.

    Huddle Up: Jones is really hitting his stride right now, as he's topped 95 receiving yards in each of the last three contests, while garnering three touchdowns over that span as well. Previously, his season high was 54 yards through the first five games, and had just two touchdowns during that stretch. With the way he's going entering Week 10, Jones should be active in all lineups.

  • Posted: 10/29/2017 8:52pm ET

    Detroit Lions WR Marvin Jones posted six grabs for 128 yards on 11 targets in the Week 8 game against the Pittsburgh Steelers.

    Huddle Up: Jones has back-to-back impressive games, totaling 12 receptions for 224 yards and a score. He also has six catches in each of his past three outings. He is worth using as a low-end WR2 in most fantasy leagues heading into Week 9 at Green Bay.

  • Posted: 10/15/2017 4:53pm ET

    Detroit Lions WR Marvin Jones racked up six receptions for 96 yards and a touchdown on 14 targets in Week 6 against the New Orleans Saints.

    Huddle Up: Jones was the only player in the game with double-digit targets, and he had five more than teammate T.J. Jones. The yardage total was easily his best of the season, besting the 54 yards he posted last week. That's 12 catches over the past two weekends, so perhaps he can be trusted again as a WR4 in most fantasy leagues. Of course, just as he was building momentum the team has a bye in Week 7.

  • Posted: 10/8/2017 3:24pm ET

    Detroit Lions WR Marvin Jones hauled in six receptions for 54 yards on eight targets in Week 5 against the Carolina Panthers.

    Huddle Up: The six receptions and 54 yards were each season bests, as he entered the game with just eight grabs for 130 yards through his first four outings. He is still nothing more than a WR4 or flex fantasy option heading into Week 6 despite the favorable matchup in New Orleans.

  • Posted: 10/1/2017 3:01pm ET

    Detroit Lions WR Marvin Jones posted two grabs for a team-high 42 yards on five targets in Week 4 against the Minnesota Vikings.

    Huddle Up: Jones failed to score a touchdown for the second consecutive game, but this was actually his yardage high for the season. As such, he remains nothing more than a low-end WR4 or flex play heading into Week 5 against the Carolina Panthers.

  • Posted: 9/18/2017 8:49pm ET

    Detroit Lions WR Marvin Jones had just one catch in Week 2 against the New York Giants on Monday, Sept. 18, but it was good for a 27-yard touchdown.

    Huddle Up: Jones was tied for the team high with five targets, but he and Matthew Stafford were unable to connect. He'll look for more receptions in Week 3 against the visiting Falcons. He remains more of a WR4 or WR5 in most fantasy leagues at this point.

  • Posted: 9/10/2017 4:36pm ET

    Detroit Lions WR Marvin Jones posted two grabs for 37 yards and a touchdown on two targets in Week 1 against the Cardinals.

    Huddle Up: Jones is behind Golden Tate on the depth chart, and he appeared to be behind rookie Kenny Golladay, too, especially late in the game. That's not good for the fantasy appeal of Jones going forward.

  • Posted: 8/25/2017 7:05pm ET

    Detroit Lions WR Marvin Jones caught four passes for 62 yards and a touchdown against the New England Patriots in the preseason Friday, Aug. 25.

    Huddle Up: Jones ran hot and cold in his first season with Detroit but still topped 900 yards. His second year with Matthew Stafford could lead to steadier production, and Jones deserves to be in the WR3 conversation.

  • Posted: 6/24/2017 3:51pm ET

    Detroit Lions WR Marvin Jones focused on strengthening his lower body to improve his explosiveness and also spent time working out with former NFL receiver Randy Moss. 'I think Marvin started out (last) season extremely well. He?s been doing even better this spring. He?s had one of those springs that you kind of look to. This guy is right there on the verge of maintaining that kind of explosive start that he had last year. He?s really, really had a real good spring,' head coach Jim Caldwell said.

    Huddle Up: Jones still has some breakout potential in him following the departure of Anquan Boldin, but Eric Ebron would seem to be the first in line to benefit since he runs more routes closer to the line of scrimmage. Rookie Kenny Golladay has also impressed so far. If Jones can improve in the short passing game - he focused on route-running with Moss - perhaps he can move into the WR3 discussion.

  • Posted: 6/19/2017 2:22pm ET

    Detroit Lions WR Marvin Jones focused on strengthening his lower body to improve his explosiveness this offseason. He worked out with former NFL WR Randy Moss to help him in that endeavor and to improve his yards after the catch. Head coach Jim Caldwell praised Jones for the offseason he has put together so far. 'This guy is right there on the verge of maintaining that kind of explosive start that he had last year,' Caldwell said. 'He's really, really had a real good spring.'

    Huddle Up: Jones has been overlooked somewhat since that fast start last season. He remains the Lions' No. 2 wide receiver behind Golden Tate, but T.J. Jones and rookie Kenny Golladay are asking to take targets away. That being said, Jones is a solid low-end WR3 to high-end WR4 option after nearly gaining 1,000 yards and four scores in 2016.

  • Posted: 5/27/2017 6:51pm ET

    Detroit Lions WR Marvin Jones said he is a lot more comfortable with offensive coordinator Jim Bob Cooter's system entering this season after struggling to master the offense last year.

    Huddle Up: Jones cooled off after a scorching start to last season, but he still flirted with 1,000 yards. He enters 2017 as Detroit No. 2 receiver, and Jones is worth drafting as a low-end WR3.

  • Posted: 1/10/2017 7:22pm ET

    Detroit Lions WR Marvin Jones was disappointed with how his season turned out, admitting, 'In terms of my standards, it wasn't good at all.' He added, 'When you look at how I started, you wouldn't think it would end this way.'

    Huddle Up: He has a point, as through the first four weeks of the campaign, Jones was second to only Julio Jones for most receiving yards in the league. However, the former Cincinnati Bengal should also take away positives from this year, as he did manage to record a career-high 930 yards to go with 55 catches and four touchdowns in 15 games. Jones has the potential to be a fine WR3 option next season.

  • Posted: 12/31/2016 5:15pm ET

    Detroit Lions WR Marvin Jones had 408 receiving yards in the first three games but just 446 yards over the last 11 games, and Jones said double-coverage and an offense designed to spread the ball around has resulted in his lack of production.

    Huddle Up: There is no denying that Jones has been slumping for a while, but he could be worth taking a chance on against Green Bay in Week 17. The first time he faced the Packers, he finished with 205 yards and two scores.

  • Posted: 12/26/2016 9:51pm ET

    Detroit Lions WR Marvin Jones posted just one catch for 16 yards on seven targets in the Week 16 game against the Dallas Cowboys Monday, Dec. 26.

    Huddle Up: The Lions were trying to get Jones involved, but he continues to struggle after a big start to the season. He posted six catches for a career-high 205 yards and two touchdown in Week 3 against the Green Bay Packers, the team's opponent in Week 17. Perhaps seeing green and gold will get him going again.

  • Posted: 12/11/2016 8:50pm ET

    Detroit Lions WR Marvin Jones (quadriceps) posted four catches for 67 yards in the Week 14 game against the Chicago Bears on five targets.

    Huddle Up: Jones shook off a quad injury to post his best yardage total since Week 7. Still, he has a long way to go before getting into the good graces of his fantasy owners, as he hasn't scored a touchdown since Week 6.

  • Posted: 12/8/2016 2:20pm ET

    Detroit Lions WR Marvin Jones (quadriceps) was a limited participant in practice for the second straight day Thursday, Dec. 8.

    Huddle Up: Jones missed a crucial game for fantasy owners this past weekend, but it appears he's trending towards a return in Week 14. Even so, it's hard to trust him right now, as while the Lions have surged the past couple of months, winning seven of their last eight, Jones has topped 55 yards only once over that stretch, and he hasn't scored since Week 6. It's tough to see him turning it back around while playing at less than 100 percent.

  • Posted: 12/7/2016 1:55pm ET

    Detroit Lions WR Marvin Jones (quadriceps) was limited in practice Wednesday, Dec. 7.

    Huddle Up: Jones was limited in practice last week too and ended up not playing, so don't start getting all positive about his status just yet. If Jones is sidelined again or limited at all then Golden Tate should be viewed as a WR1 versus the mediocre Chicago Bears pass defense.

  • Posted: 12/4/2016 8:58am ET

    Updating a previous report, Detroit Lions WR Marvin Jones (thigh) will not play in Week 13's game against the New Orleans Saints.

    Huddle Up: Jones will be sidelined despite participating in practice on a limited basis throughout the week. Golden Tate, Anquan Boldin, Eric Ebron and Theo Riddick should each see an increased number of targets versus New Orleans as a result.

  • Posted: 12/4/2016 7:37am ET

    Detroit Lions WR Marvin Jones (thigh) is considered a long shot to play in Week 13's game against the New Orleans Saints.

    Huddle Up: Jones was limited in practice throughout the week and was listed as questionable on the injury report. If he is officially declared inactive, WRs Golden Tate and Anquan Boldin should see an increase in fantasy value, along with TE Eric Ebron and RB Theo Riddick.

  • Posted: 12/2/2016 4:43pm ET

    Detroit Lions WR Marvin Jones (thigh) was limited during practice Friday, Dec. 2, and is listed as questionable for Week 13.

    Huddle Up: Jones had a decent outing in Week 12 with 54 yards, but he has posted at least 55 yards in only one of his last seven games. Jones should have a favorable matchup in Week 13 and can be a No. 3 receiver in some fantasy leagues.

  • Posted: 12/1/2016 2:20pm ET

    Detroit Lions WR Marvin Jones (thigh) was limited in practice Thursday, Dec. 1.

    Huddle Up: Jones has been somewhat dormant since the first few weeks of the season, but facing the New Orleans Saints is a prime opportunity for a rebound. Most position players in this contest are startable, Jones included. View him as a WR3 with WR2 potential.

  • Posted: 11/30/2016 1:17pm ET

    Detroit Lions WR Marvin Jones (thigh) was limited in practice Wednesday, Nov. 30.

    Huddle Up: The Lions' matchup with the New Orleans Saints is one of the most promising games of the week. Jones has been quiet since making himself known earlier in the year, but he should not be overlooked in what could be a high-scoring affair. If he's active, he should be started as a low-end WR2 or high-end WR3.

  • Posted: 11/20/2016 5:55pm ET

    Detroit Lions WR Marvin Jones posted just one catch for 15 yards on two targets in the Week 11 game against the Jacksonville Jaguars.

    Huddle Up: Jones started off on fire, but he has been very quiet in recent weeks. He has plenty of potential, but right now is nothing more than a WR4 in fantasy leagues of 12 or more teams.

  • Posted: 11/19/2016 9:53am ET

    Detroit Lions WR Marvin Jones has recorded at least 38 yards in only one of the last five games after a terrific start to the season.

    Huddle Up: Jones had at least 74 yards in each of the first four games of the season but is coming off a five-yard performance in the last game. He will continue to have a role in the passing game, but owners in most leagues should be able to find better options and keep Jones on the bench.

2017 Game Logs

Wk Opp Tar Cat CYds CTD
1 ARI 2 2 37 1
2 @NYG 5 1 27 1
3 ATL 6 3 24 0
4 @MIN 5 2 42 0
5 CAR 8 6 54 0
6 @NO 14 6 96 1
8 PIT 11 6 128 0
9 @GB 11 7 107 2
10 CLE 2 1 22 0

2016 Game Logs

Wk Opp Tar Cat CYds CTD
1 @IND 10 4 85 0
2 TEN 11 8 118 0
3 @GB 8 6 205 2
4 @CHI 7 5 74 0
5 PHI 5 4 37 1
6 LAR 6 2 10 1
7 WAS 5 4 94 0
8 @HOU 7 3 33 0
9 @MIN 5 1 5 0
11 JAC 2 1 15 0
12 MIN 11 4 54 0
14 CHI 5 4 67 0
15 @NYG 5 3 41 0
16 @DAL 7 1 16 0
17 GB 9 5 76 0
P1 @SEA 7 4 81 0

2015 Game Logs

Wk Opp Tar Cat CYds CTD
1 @OAK 3 2 19 0
2 LAC 5 2 48 1
3 @BAL 8 5 94 1
4 KC 2 1 4 0
5 SEA 8 5 61 0
6 @BUF 12 9 95 1
8 @PIT 5 2 12 0
9 CLE 6 5 78 0
10 HOU 9 4 44 0
11 @ARI 9 4 60 0
12 LAR 5 3 25 0
13 @CLE 5 5 55 1
14 PIT 8 6 61 0
15 @SF 6 4 89 0
16 @DEN 7 3 33 0
17 BAL 5 5 38 0
P1 PIT 7 4 32 0

2013 Game Logs

Wk Opp Tar Cat CYds CTD
1 @CHI 2 1 7 0
2 PIT 4 3 35 0
3 GB 5 3 38 1
4 @CLE 3 0 0 0
5 NE 2 2 39 0
6 @BUF 5 3 71 1
7 @DET 6 4 57 1
8 NYJ 8 8 122 4
9 @MIA 7 4 66 0
10 @BAL 7 1 2 0
11 CLE 2 1 9 0
13 @LAC 3 2 12 0
14 IND 4 3 60 1
15 @PIT 9 5 48 1
16 MIN 7 6 85 0
17 BAL 7 5 61 1
P1 LAC 12 8 130 0

2012 Game Logs

Wk Opp Tar Cat CYds CTD
1 @BAL 0 0 0 0
2 CLE 0 0 0 0
4 @JAC 2 1 5 0
6 @CLE 2 2 21 0
7 PIT 0 0 0 0
12 OAK 2 0 0 0
13 @LAC 3 2 20 0
14 DAL 4 3 45 0
15 @PHI 4 0 0 0
16 @PIT 7 5 65 0
17 BAL 8 5 45 1
P1 @HOU 5 3 34 0

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