Running back and former special teams captain Taiwan Jones is returning to the Buffalo Bills on a one-year deal, per NFL Network reporter Mike Garafolo. Jones, who spent the 2017 and 2018 seasons with the Bills, rejoins the roster after a one-year stint in Houston.
With the Bills, Jones had his moments on the special teams coverage units, but his time was mostly marred by injuries. In 2017, his season ended after eight games with a broken arm. In 2018, it was a neck injury that finished his year after six games.
The injury problems followed Jones to Houston. A hip injury and pulled hamstring limited Jones to 11 games. With the Houston Texans, he continued to play special teams but also contributed nine carries for 40 yards during the regular season. However, his most noteworthy achievement took place during Buffalo’s Wild Card loss to the Texans. Jones was the recipient of Deshaun Watson’s miracle throw in overtime, scampering 34 yards to put the Texans into position for a game-winning field goal.