CSN Philly Geoff Mosher is reporting the Eagles are currently in talks with soon-to-be free agent punter Donnie Jones and are "working on bringing him back." The Collective Bargaining Agreement states the Eagles can only sign Jones to a one-year deal worth the veteran's minimum right now but a longer, more lucrative deal can be worked out once free agency officially begins at 4:00 pm on Tuesday.
Jones, who turns 34 in July, was phenomenal in his first season with the Eagles in 2013. "Donnie Football," as he was affectionately known, punted 82 times averaging 44.9 yards per punt with a long of 70 yards coming at a crucial point in the Eagles 24-16 victory over the Redskins in November. Jones put a career-high 40.2% of his punts inside the 20-yard line in 2013.
After the Eagles re-sign Jeremy Maclin, Jones was the only other Eagle I really wanted the team to retain.
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