Chandler Jones, a pass rusher for the Las Vegas Raiders, criticised team owner Mark Davis on Friday while he was away from the organisation.
Jones posted the following on X, the platform that was originally known as Twitter: “I wish Mark Davis told the ppl why I really can’t play.”
Following Jones’ writing, the Raiders declared him inactive for last weekend’s 17–16 victory over the Denver Broncos. as reported by Mark Anderson of the Associated Press, and removed multiple Instagram posts that were critical of the Raiders organisation.
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Jones made disparaging remarks against general manager Dave Ziegler and head coach Josh McDaniels in his posts. After asserting that he had to work out at a nearby gym because he was locked out of the team facility. While announcing that details regarding McDaniels would be revealed.
Jones revealed on social media last Wednesday that the Raiders had dispatched a member of the Las Vegas crisis response team to his residence. Writing: “You must accompany us, the raiders ordered her to come to my location. You’re at risk.”
Paul Gutierrez of ESPN claims that McDaniels kept Jones’ condition quiet before last week’s game, referring to it as a “private matter.”
Tyree Wilson, the rookie selected seventh overall, played more while Jones was sidelined. Surprisingly, Maxx Crosby, a Pro Bowler, only recorded one tackle the previous week.
In free agency last year, Jones, 33, agreed to a three-year, $51 million contract with the Raiders. After playing for the Arizona Cardinals for the past six seasons.
in 154 regular-season games played with the Raiders, Cards, and New England Patriots in the past. Jones is 26th on the NFL official all-time list and 37th on the unofficial list with 112 sacks.
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Jones is a two-time first-team All-Pro and four-time Pro Bowl player. And in 2019, after leading the NFL with a career-high 19 sacks. He came in second in the NFL Defensive Player of the Year voting.
The former Super Bowl winner played in all 15 of the Raiders’ games during the previous season as a starter. 4.5 sacks in the end, a career low for a season he participated in more than five games.
In Week 14, Jones’ most memorable play from the previous season occurred against the Patriots, his former team.
When regulation time expired in regulation, the score was knotted at 24-24 and New England was attempting a complicated lateral play. Additionally, Jones successfully intercepted a lateral attempt and returned it 48 yards for the game-winning touchdown.
Presuming Jones is sidelined for Sunday’s away game against the Buffalo Bills once more. As pass-rushers, Wilson and Crosby ought to play the most minutes.
Who is Mark Davis ?
Businessman and sports franchise owner Mark Davis is from the United States. He is the managing general partner and controlling owner of the National Football League (NFL) Las Vegas Raiders. is the proprietor of the Women’s National Basketball Association’s (WNBA) Las Vegas Aces. He is the son of Al Davis. Who led the Raiders as their major owner from 1972 until his passing in 2011. Following the passing of the elder Davis, Mark and his mother Carol Davis acquired ownership of the Raiders. With Mark assuming the role of operating director.
Davis is recognisable for his unusual look, which consists of a white tracksuit, black-and-silver Raiders clothing, and his signature bowl hairstyle.
In addition, he is well-known for his candid demeanour and dedication to Raiders history.
In 2020, the Raiders relocated from Oakland, California to Las Vegas, Nevada, under Davis’s direction. The Raiders now call Allegiant Stadium, a cutting-edge arena designed especially for them, home for their home games.