Right knee injury knocks Lions' Jones out of game

DETROIT -- Detroit Lions running back Kevin Jones injured
his right knee late in the first half Sunday against the
Kansas City Chiefs, and did not return.

Jones caught a pass late and after being tackled, he immediately
grabbed his right knee.

"It doesn't look good," Lions coach Rod Marinelli said after
Detroit's 25-20 win. "It's pretty serious."

After the training staff evaluated him, he was able to slowly
walk off the field and to the locker room with his teammates at

Jones has been sidelined by injuries in each of his four seasons
since Detroit drafted him in the first round of the 2004 draft.

The former Virginia Tech star missed a game as a rookie because
of an ankle injury, and played 13 or fewer games in each of the
next three years with shoulder, thigh, elbow, ankle and foot

Jones was limited to 12 games last year with a foot injury,
which led to him being on the physically unable to perform list
during training camp and missing the first two games of this

He has 3,000-plus yards rushing, 1,000-plus yards receiving and
27 touchdowns in his career.