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Jonathan Jones

Jonathan Jones is CBS Sports' lead NFL Insider across CBS Sports’ multiple platforms, providing year-round, in-depth reporting and analysis for the CBS Television Network’s NFL pregame show, THE NFL TODAY as well as CBS Sports HQ, CBS Sports podcasts, CBSSports.com and CBS Sports Network. 


Jones teams with James Brown, Boomer Esiason, Bill Cowher, Phil Simms and Nate Burleson on THE NFL TODAY during the NFL season and reports on the latest NFL news and notes across all CBS Sports platforms throughout the year. Since joining CBS Sports in 2019, Jones has covered the NFL for CBS Sports Network’s THAT OTHER PREGAME SHOW (TOPS) and CBS Sports HQ and has also contributed as a senior NFL reporter for CBSSports.com.


Prior to joining CBS Sports, Jones served as a national NFL writer for three years at Sports Illustrated. He covered the Carolina Panthers as a beat writer for the Charlotte Observer from 2012-16 and has been in the sports journalism industry since 2005. A native of Shelby, N.C., Jones earned his degree from the University of North Carolina where he also was the sports editor of the Daily Tar Heel.

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