Report: Lions sign LB Jones to 2-year extension

The Detroit Lions signed linebacker Christian Jones to a two-year extension, NFL Network reported Saturday evening.No further contract details were reported, but Jones’ deal will now run through 2021. He was in the final year of a two-year, $6.35 million contract signed in March 2018.Jones, 28, has 29 tackles, two sacks, three quarterback hits and four pass breakups in seven games this season. He has started all 23 games since head coach Matt Patricia took over in 2018, posting 69 tackles and three pass breakups in 16 games last year.