Draft Scout Snapshot: A closer look at the Rams' picks: Round 4/113 - Barrett Jones, C/G, 6-4, 306, Alabama...Everything you want in an offensive lineman. Physical and tough, plays through injuries and is so smart, he often helped with the game plan analyzing defenses with the coaches. Started 50 games at three different positions. - The Sports Xchange
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10/27/14 - C Barrett Jones got the first game action of his career on offense Sunday against Kansas City after Scott Wells suffered an elbow injury. When he was selected in the fourth round of the 2013 draft, Jones was recovering from foot surgery that was performed shortly after Alabama's appearance in the national championship game. He played in three games on special teams late last season, worked to increase his strength in the offseason, but then had a setback when he underwent back surgery in August.
Jones was active for the first time this season against Seattle, largely because backup center Tim Barnes suffered a shoulder injury against San Francisco the Monday before the Seattle game.
Said Fisher, "I thought Barrett did a nice job inside with his calls. (He) did a nice job directing traffic and working with protections."
Finally, with Saffold out, Davin Joseph played right guard against the
10/20/14 - C Barrett Jones was active for the first time this season and played six snaps on special teams.
10/17/14 - C Barrett Jones (back) is close to being ready to play, and participated fully in practice all week. He is expected to be active with Tim Barnes doubtful because of a shoulder injury.
10/15/14 - C Barrett Jones (back) is close to being ready to play, and was limited in practice Wednesday.
10/14/14 - C Barrett Jones, who has yet to be active this season after undergoing back surgery, might be able to return this week.
10/09/14 - C Barrett Jones, who hasn't practiced since training camp because of a back injury, got his first work in Thursday. Jones was limited.
10/01/14 - C Barrett Jones was said to be "very, very close" to being able to practice and play, according to head coach Jeff Fisher. Jones has yet to be active because of "minor" back surgery. Jones said he started to be bothered with pain during training camp that included involvement of nerves in his leg. As for now, Jones said, "I feel really good."
09/24/14 - C Barrett Jones is working to get back on the field after missing time because of a back injury. Jones was running well on the sideline during practice Wednesday.
09/19/14 - C Barrett Jones (back) is out for Sunday's game against the Dallas Cowboys.
08/17/14 - C Barrett Jones underwent recent back surgery and will miss at least the remainder of the preseason. Coach Jeff Fisher called the surgery "minor" and said of miss the preseason, "Beyond that I don't know. It depends on his rehab."