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PRO CAREER: Enters his eighth NFL season in 2021 and his fifth with the Bears ... has appeared in 108 career games (73 starts), recording 405 tackles (265 solo), 7.0 sacks, 17 tackles-for-loss, 17 quarterback hurries, 16 passes defensed and four fumble recoveries.
2020 SEASON (Lions): Appeared in 16 games (13 starts), posting 50 tackles (29 solo) and one pass defense ... Registered two tackles (one solo) as part of a defense that held the Jaguars to just 44 rushing yards in Week 6 at Jacksonville (10/18).
2019 SEASON (Lions): Finished the season with 50 tackles (29 solo), two tackles for loss, 2.0 sacks, four pass defenses, and one fumble recovery as part of a defense that finished with the fifth-most solo tackles (673) in the NFL ... Became the second linebacker in team history to record at least five tackles, 1.0 sack and two pass defenses in a game in Week 1 at Arizona (9/8) ... Totaled three tackles (one solo) and one pass defense in Week 2 against the Los Angeles Chargers (9/15) ... Posted six tackles (three solo) and 1.0 sack in Week 3 at Philadelphia (9/22), becoming the first player in Lions history to accumulate at least 10 tackles, 2.0 sacks and three pass defenses through the first three games of a season ... Recovered his first fumble of the season (forced by DT A'Shawn Robinson) to set up a Lions scoring drive in Week 6 at Green Bay (10/14) ... Recorded six tackles (five solo) and a pass defense as part of a defensive front that limited RB Saquon Barkley to 3.3 yards per carry, his lowest average in a full game this season, in Week 8 vs. the New York Giants (10/27) ... Was placed on Reserve/Injured prior to Week 16.
2018 SEASON (Lions): One of four linebackers to record a sack against the San Francisco 49ers in Week 2 (9/16), his first sack as a Lion ... Recorded four solo tackles against the Seahawks in Week 8 (10/28) ... Posted five tackles and one tackle for loss against the Bears in Week 10 (11/11) ... Recorded four solo tackles and one pass defense in Week 11 against the Panthers (11/18) ... Posted six tackles (three solo) against the Rams in Week 13 (12/2) ... Notched a season-high eight tackles (four solo) against the Bills in Week 15 (12/16).
2017 SEASON (Bears): Recorded 84 tackles (57 solo) with two sacks in 16 games (11 starts). Recorded at least one tackle in all but three games ... Posted nine tackles in Week 5 against Minnesota (10/09) ... Recorded 11 tackles (nine solo) in Week 7 against Carolina (10/22) ... Registered a season-high 13 tackles (10 solo) and one sack in Week 13 against San Francisco (12/03).
2016 SEASON (Bears): Appeared in all 16 games (two starts). Recorded eight tackles and one pass defense. Also finished with 11 special teams tackles, ranking second on the team ... Posted a season-high four special teams tackles in Week 1 at Houston (9/11).
2015 SEASON (Bears): Appeared in 15 games, starting at ILB in 13. Registered 98 tackles, one fumble recovery, four pass defenses and four special teams tackles ... Recorded seven tackles in Week 1 against Green Bay (9/13) ... Registered a season-high nine tackles (six solo) and one pass defense in Week 6 at Detroit (10/18) ... Tied his season-high nine tackles in Week 11 against Denver (11/22).
2014 SEASON (Bears): Appeared in all 16 games (five starts) in his rookie season. Recorded eight tackles and one pass defense ... Recorded a season-high 13 tackles in Week 15 against New Orleans (12/15).
Roster Moves: Bears activate three from COVID list
The Bears on Monday activated tackle Elijah Wilkinson, linebacker Christian Jones and long-snapper Patrick Scales from the reserve/COVID-19 list.
Bears 2021 position preview: Linebacker
As has been the case the past few years, the Bears will once again boast a strong linebacking corps in 2021 that features Khalil Mack, Roquan Smith and Danny Trevathan.
Jones returns to Bears driven to prove himself
Back for a second stint with the Bears, linebacker Christian Jones is just as motivated to excel as he was when he first joined the team in 2014 as an undrafted rookie free agent.
Roster Move: Bears bringing back LB Jones
Inside linebacker Christian Jones is returning for a second stint with the Bears after signing a one-year contract Tuesday. Jones played in Chicago from 2014-17.
Christian Jones re-signs with Bears
Linebacker Christian Jones will return to the Bears for a fourth season after signing a one-year contract extension. Jones originally joined the Bears in 2014 as an undrafted free agent from Florida State.
Christian Jones making major strides
One of the bright spots during a dismal Bears season has been the development of rookie linebacker Christian Jones, who led the team in tackles each of the past two games.