Miami Dolphins CB Byron Jones took to Twitter Saturday to reveal that he can no longer “run or jump” because of the injuries he experienced over the course his career.
“Much has changed in 8 years. Today I can’t run or jump because of my injuries sustained playing this game,” Jones said.
Jones’ tweet was in response to the NFL’s official account that mentioned his 2015 combine performance. He also encouraged players to consult independent doctors whenever they are seeking treatment for injuries.
Update: #Dolphins CB Byron Jones appears to retire from the NFL at age 30.
The former #Cowboys 1st round pick says he can no longer "run or jump" because of injuries sustained playing in the NFL.
Recommends to other players not to take injections the league offers them. pic.twitter.com/wQdfupt9Jt
— Dov Kleiman (@NFL_DovKleiman) February 25, 2023
Dolphins CB Byron Jones comments on the impact he says injuries have taken on his career saying he “can’t run or jump.”
Jones underwent Achilles surgery in March 2022, and unexpectedly didn’t play during the 2022 NFL season as his recovery did not proceed as originally planned. pic.twitter.com/9SaNd8RUzV
— Cameron Wolfe (@CameronWolfe) February 25, 2023