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Colts announce Arthur Jones has signed

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Arthur Jones is leaving Baltimore for Indianapolis.

The Colts announced just 45 minutes after free agency started that they have signed Jones, a defensive lineman who has played his entire four-year career with the Ravens.

“We are happy to announce we have agreed to terms with defensive lineman Arthur Jones,” Colts General Manager Ryan Grigson said in a statement. “He is an outstanding producer down after down versus the run and pass. He’s a guy who plays at a championship level week after week and lays it on the line every time he steps out on the field. He is a great fit for our team.”

Jones previously played for Colts coach Chuck Pagano when Pagano was the Ravens’ defensive coordinator, so he won’t have any trouble learning the playbook in Indianapolis. Last year Jones started 13 games for the Ravens and had 27 solo tackles and four sacks.

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18 Responses to “Colts announce Arthur Jones has signed”
  1. ar1888 says: Mar 11, 2014 4:51 PM

    Another great signing.

  2. andreboy1 says: Mar 11, 2014 4:52 PM

    Grigson will be fired at the end of this year

  3. meatcarroll says: Mar 11, 2014 4:54 PM

    Wonder how much Grigson overpaid this time.

  4. loyalraven says: Mar 11, 2014 4:58 PM

    Good luck Art, wish you the best! (except for when you play against us). Colts fans you couldn’t have gotten a better player. You guys are going to love him.

  5. ravensdominate says: Mar 11, 2014 5:00 PM

    Pagano Strategy: try and get all his old players from the Ravens.

  6. andrewluck12 says: Mar 11, 2014 5:02 PM

    we all of a sudden have a scary pass rush.

  7. takingbacksundays5 says: Mar 11, 2014 5:03 PM

    As a Ravens fan, I hate to see Arthur go but am glad that he’s getting a well-deserved pay day. He’ll be reunited with Coach Pagano and no doubt he’ll be a stud for the Colts. Wish him all the best.

  8. easternshoresfinest says: Mar 11, 2014 5:05 PM

    Knew this was coming…still hurts though. Colts fans, congratulations. You’ve got a hell of an up and comer on the brink of stardom.

  9. aceakking says: Mar 11, 2014 5:08 PM

    Welcome to the Indianapolis Season Tankers, Arthur Jones!

  10. terripet says: Mar 11, 2014 5:12 PM

    now get a safety like byrd

  11. revren10 says: Mar 11, 2014 5:12 PM

    to bad he didn’t want to join his brother, must have gotten nice contract from the colts

  12. camdenyard says: Mar 11, 2014 5:20 PM

    Good luck Art. Baltimore liked ya a lot.

  13. ravenswhat says: Mar 11, 2014 5:31 PM

    If Oz lets you walk there is a good reason 99% of the time. Boldin was that rare 1%.

  14. coltzfan166 says: Mar 11, 2014 5:45 PM

    I absolutely love this new GM. He actually spends money in free agency, something Polian didn’t religiously believe in.

  15. ampatsisahypocrite says: Mar 11, 2014 8:02 PM

    Let the Ravens decline continue!

  16. buzzbeaubank says: Mar 11, 2014 10:08 PM

    Glad you got paid, Art. You’ve earned it.

  17. ampatsisahypocrite says: Mar 11, 2014 10:36 PM

    Gone: excellent veteran Arthur Jones.

    Stayed: Rookie bust Arthur Brown.

    Looks like Oz has lost the ol’ magic.

  18. buzzbeaubank says: Mar 11, 2014 10:51 PM

    Gone: UFA Art Jones
    Stayed: A LB in the 2nd year of his rookie deal.

    You can’t sign all your studs. Late round UFAs leave Baltimore for big deals every year. Do you need a refresher course? Are you actually Kevin Colbert? Shouldn’t you be on the Jacoby article bleating about how he should have been Super Bowl MVP?

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