Cyrus Jones Out For Season [VIDEO]
Former New England Patriots second round pick Cyrus Jones will miss the entire 2017 season after suffering an injury in the final pre-season game on Thursday night for New England.
Jones suffered a partially torn meniscus in the contest versus the Giants and will will now be out the whole season, according to NFL.com. He joins Julian Edelman as another Patriot player that suffered an ACL injury and will not play again this year. The injury occurred in pass defense last night
— Bills Patriots (@BillsPatriots) September 1, 2017
Jones was a second round pick by the Pats 2016 from Alabama, playing in just 10 games during his rookie season, with seven tackles and 11 returns for 46 total yards. The cornerback was being discussed as the kick return replacement for Edelman after the WR went down last week.
Looks like bad news for Cyrus Jones' right knee. Non-contact plant; similar to Edelman. pic.twitter.com/EsvaHDrW2B — Liam Martin (@LiamWBZ) September 1, 2017
The Patriots will have to continue to make cuts over the next 24 hours, as they have to be down to a 53-man roster by the 4 p.m. deadline on Saturday afternoon.