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CB Chase Minnifield Waived, Veteran CB David Jones In

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FOXBORO, MA - AUGUST 11:  Taylor Price #17 of the New England Patriots carries the ball as David Jones #31 of the Jacksonville Jaguars defends on August 11, 2011 at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
FOXBORO, MA - AUGUST 11: Taylor Price #17 of the New England Patriots carries the ball as David Jones #31 of the Jacksonville Jaguars defends on August 11, 2011 at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
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Via the official Redskins twitter account:

#Redskins to announce the signing of free agent CB David Jones....In a corresponding move #Redskins waive CB Chase Minnifield, who will automatically revert to the team's Injured Reserve if not claimed.

Chase Minnifield had microfracture surgery on his knee in January and was already destined to start training camp on the PUP list despite coaches' positive reviews. Rich Campbell spoke with Minnifield's agent who said Minnifield suffered a setback this off-season.

Jones was a 5th round pick by the Saints, but played for the Bengals 2007-2010. He has one career INT. He played 16 games in 2010. [Full Stats bio]

2007-2009 - Bengals (33 games)

2010-2011 - Jaguars (21 games)

9/3/2011 - Jones sent to IR (Jaguars)

9/12/2011 - Jones released with injury settlement

12/3/2011 - Re-signed by Jags due to CB injuries