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2023 Receiving

Receiving Yards
Average Yards per Reception
Receiving Touchdowns
Longest Reception
Regular Season 1 6 6.0 0 6

Top Charlie Jones News

  • Bengals' Charlie Jones: Misses another practice

    Jones (thumb) didn't practice Thursday, Kelsey Conway of USA Today reports.

    Jones has missed his second consecutive day of practice as he continues to deal with a thumb injury. Cincinnati's return man has accumulated 150 yards and one touchdown on eight returns through the first three games of the season. If the Purdue product were to miss Sunday's game against Tennessee, Trenton Irwin would likely assume punt-return duties.

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  • Bengals' Charlie Jones: Lands on IR

    The Bengals placed Jones (thumb) on injured reserve Friday.

    Jones, who suffered a thumb injury during Monday's win over the Rams, will thus miss at least four games, meaning the earliest he could be back in action is Nov. 5 against the Bills. While the 2023 fourth-round pick out of Purdue has been limited to one catch for six yards in three game to date, his absence represents a hit to the Bengals' special teams, as Jones has been serving as the team's primary punt returner.

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  • Bengals' Charlie Jones: Ruled out against Titans

    Jones (thumb) won't play Sunday against the Titans, Ben Baby of reports.

    Jones will be sidelined for the first time in his young NFL career. The rookie wide receiver has just one catch for six yards on two targets through three games, but Jones has provided a spark in the return game, as he took a punt return to the house from 81 yards out in Week 2. With Jones sidelined in Tennessee, Chris Evans or Trayveon Williams will likely return kickoffs, while Trenton Irwin handles punt returns.

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  • Bengals' Charlie Jones: Estimated as non-participant

    Jones (thumb) was listed as non-participant for Wednesday's estimated practice, Paul Dehner Jr. of The Athletic reports.

    Jones had been expected to open Week 4 prep as a limited participant, but he ended up not taking part in the Bengals' walk-through session. The rookie receiver out of Purdue has played just three offensive snaps through the Bengals' first three games but has been an asset on special teams as a punt returner, taking one back 81 yards for a touchdown Week 2.

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  • Bengals' Charlie Jones: Working through hand injury

    Jones is expected to be a limited participant in practice Wednesday due to a hand injury, Ben Baby of reports.

    Jones likely suffered the injury in the team's 19-16 win over the Rams on Monday. The severity of the hand injury is still unknown, but Jones' ability to get on the field in some fashion Wednesday is at least a positive sign. The rookie receiver has been limited to one six-yard reception across two targets through his first three games, though he did return a punt for a touchdown in Week 2.

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  • Bengals' Charlie Jones: Ends team return TD drought

    Jones returned a punt for an 81-yard touchdown in the Bengals' 27-24 loss to the Ravens on Sunday.

    The rookie fourth-round pick out of Purdue has yet to line up at receiver through his first two NFL games, but he became the first Bengals player to score a touchdown in 2023 when he went untouched on a punt return to tie the game early in the second quarter. Jones' 81-yard score represented the first punt returned for a touchdown by a Bengals player since the 2012 season. Jones should continue to maintain a key role as a return man throughout his rookie season, but his opportunities on offense will likely be few and far between while all of Ja'Marr Chase, Tee Higgins and Tyler Boyd are healthy.

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  • Bengals' Charlie Jones: Steps up as pass catcher

    Jones recorded four receptions on six targets for 36 yards in Friday's 13-13 tie against the Falcons in preseason action.

    Jones is expected to see the field primarily as a special-teams contributor early in his career, though he got the opportunity to show his prowess as a pass catcher Friday. He largely delivered in short areas of the field and was a reliable target for both Trevor Siemian and Jake Browning. Jones did also commit an offensive pass interference penalty, leaving him with an uneven offensive performance through two preseason appearances.

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  • Bengals' Charlie Jones: Back from shoulder injury

    Jones (shoulder) returned to practice Monday, Kelsey Conway of the Cincinnati Enquirer reports.

    Jones suffered a shoulder injury Thursday but has regained health after a short absence. The rookie fourth-round pick out of Purdue is slated to make his NFL debut when the Bengals take on the Packers in preseason play Friday.

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  • Bengals' Charlie Jones: Diagnosed with shoulder issue

    Coach Zac Taylor said Jones is considered "day-to-day" with a shoulder injury, Paul Dehner Jr. of The Athletic reports.

    Jones was carted off Thursday but appears to have avoided anything serious. Selected in the fourth round of the 2023 Draft, Jones is competing for returner duties and a role on offense behind Ja'Marr Chase, Tee Higgins and Tyler Boyd.

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  • Bengals' Charlie Jones: Exits Thursday's practice

    Jones left Thursday's practice on a cart after trainers checked out his left arm, Kelsey Conway of The Cincinnati Enquirer reports.

    Conway notes that prior to suffering his injury, Jones hauled in an impressive TD catch during the session. The 2023 fourth-rounder currently slots in behind the Bengals' top WR trio of Ja'Marr Chase, Tee Higgins and Tyler Boyd, which caps his short-term fantasy value, but assuming his arm issue isn't serious, Jones is in line to work in a complementary pass-catching role for the team as a rookie.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-0, 188 lbs
Birthplace: Deerfield, IL
Age: 24
School: Purdue
Experience: R