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Jacoby Jones gets his $1 million roster bonus

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Ravens wide receiver Jacoby Jones is going to be concentrating on dancing for the next few weeks and he’ll be doing it with $1 million in his pocket.

Jones was paid his $1 million roster bonus as scheduled on Friday, via the Baltimore Sun, which should put to rest any lingering speculation about his spot on the roster for the 2013 season. Most of it likely died off when the Ravens traded Anquan Boldin to leave Jones as their nominal No. 2 receiver behind Torrey Smith, but any that was left has now been erased.

Jones has a $3 million base salary for the 2013 season, a number that the Ravens could conceivably bring down with an extension that keeps him with the team beyond next season. His skills as a kickoff returner alone might make that something of interest to the Ravens, but Jones’s ability to get deep is something that works well in a Baltimore offense that likes to throw the ball deep.

Despite that ability, we still expect to see the Ravens add some help at wide receiver at some point this offseason.

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17 Responses to “Jacoby Jones gets his $1 million roster bonus”
  1. termininer says: Mar 17, 2013 10:55 AM

    “Holding…receiving team….wait…no….never mind.”

  2. scoobies05 says: Mar 17, 2013 11:11 AM

    glad jacoby is staying…his return ability makes him so dangerous…go ravens

  3. sudz28 says: Mar 17, 2013 11:12 AM

    termininer, you’ve got to be kidding – your team got completely demolished in the SB, looked like it didn’t even belong on the same field. Totally out played on both sides of the ball, and you only made it close because the Ravens went into that ‘bend don’t break’ defense and traded yards for time. Lord knows I’m no Ratbird fan, but give credit where credit is due; you were outplayed, outcoached, and outclassed the entire game. Take your lumps, learn from them, and move on.

  4. kylecleric says: Mar 17, 2013 11:32 AM

    That’s a lot of money to pay a mediocre receiver/super ST returner.

  5. peytonsneck18 says: Mar 17, 2013 11:43 AM

    he is their #1 reciever now, no pressure on ya big guy, just do something u havent done yr whole career, and thats be clutch, no pressure brah

  6. mclovinib says: Mar 17, 2013 12:36 PM

    catching a 70 yard bomb to tie the broncos wasn’t clutch? catching an underthrown 40 yard pass, getting up and juking 3 defeners for a touch down in the super bowl wasn’t clutch? pretty high standards, big fella…

  7. ravenator says: Mar 17, 2013 12:47 PM

    Wow look at these cry babies. You wish you had Jones on your team. Unfortunately, your front office was not smart enough to sign him. Hate on haters.

  8. Stiller43 says: Mar 17, 2013 1:05 PM

    Hes their number 2?! Hahahaha

  9. myosin10 says: Mar 17, 2013 1:11 PM

    This guy was the real SB MVP! Pay the man. I’m a niner fan and this guy broke our back. Still was holding on last play tho….

  10. hqdeezy says: Mar 17, 2013 1:20 PM

    Jacoby is a perfect fit in BAL and they are using his skill set correctly.

  11. prmpft says: Mar 17, 2013 1:47 PM

    WOW – either the RAVENS are stupid or the Superbowl just means automatic money – I’m thinking the latter since Flacco will not be drafted in the top ten of ANY ffb league!

  12. hypocycloid36 says: Mar 17, 2013 2:27 PM

    Jacoby was the real MVP for the Ravens entire season…oh, and a ridiculous conversion of a 4th and 29 by Rice. Enjoy your 2nd Super Bowl win Ravens fans…it was a special season for you.

    But we still have 6 and you do not…It really is that simple.

  13. scoobies05 says: Mar 17, 2013 2:32 PM

    there is no way i saw a steeler fan making fun of someone else’s receivers. sanders is probably gone…that leaves you with brown who is admitedly good…plax…and…and…hmm. now of course the ravens have torrey….they have jacoby who isnt great but most of you say should have been sb mvp. fortunately for both teams its not opening day…and lets compare rbs..lol go ravens

  14. number20pick6 says: Mar 17, 2013 3:10 PM

    Haha ffb drafts are very important to teams when they sign their players!

  15. blazertop says: Mar 17, 2013 4:17 PM

    Jones loves that the stupid texans cut him loose

  16. scoobies05 says: Mar 17, 2013 4:31 PM

    you can have stafford and his 5000 yds. we will take flacco and 5 yrs of playoffs and a superbowl title. ridiculous comment

  17. ampatsisahypocrite says: Mar 19, 2013 2:26 AM

    Considering he’s the true MVP, Jones oughta be getting half of Flacco’s salary.

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