ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — The Denver Broncos on Sunday signed cornerback Adam Jones to a one-year deal and waived inside linebacker Bo Bower, it was announced.
Jones (5-foot-10, 185 pounds) is a 12th-year player who appeared in 139 regular season games (102 starts) and five postseason contests (4 starts) with Tennessee (2005-07), Dallas (2008) and Cincinnati (2010-17). He started all nine games played for Cincinnati in 2017 — his eighth season with the franchise — before being placed on injured reserve with a groin injury.
Selected by Tennessee in the first round (sixth overall) of the 2005 NFL Draft from West Virginia University, Jones was an Associated Press First-Team All-Pro selection at kick returner in 2014 and a Pro Bowl choice at cornerback in 2015.
His career regular-season totals include 494 tackles (409 solo), three sacks (10 yards.), 16 interceptions (239 yards., 2 TDs), 94 passes defensed, seven forced fumbles and 12 fumble recoveries. He also returned 182 punts for 1,922 yards (10.6 avg.) with five touchdowns in addition to returning 121 kickoffs for 3,147 yards (26.0 avg.).
A two-time Big-East selection at West Virginia, Jones was born on Sept. 30, 1983, in College Park, Ga.