Jones enjoys best punting day of his career - KMOV.com

Jones enjoys best punting day of his career

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By Bryce Moore By Bryce Moore

ST. LOUIS (AP) -- It was pretty close to a perfect day for Donnie Jones. The St. Louis Rams punter was used 10 times last week, and the opposition had zero return yards.

His teammates took notice. On Friday, players were given bright blue T-shirts that read: "Vote for Don Jones, Pro Bowl 2011."

Jones is fourth in the league in net average at 40.5 yards per kick. He's No. 1 in downed punts (12) and tied for first in punts placed inside the 20-yard line (22).

Only 21 of Jones' 52 punts have been returned and just three have resulted in touchbacks, both percentages that rank among the NFL's best.

The Rams host Atlanta on Sunday.

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