Canadian-born current NFL receiver, T.J. Jones considering playing in the CFL

Canadian receiver T.J. Jones might come play north of the border in the Canadian Football League.

The University of Notre Dame product made three catches for 38 yards and one touchdown plus eight punt returns for 96 yards — including a 60-yarder – but fumble three times, losing two in three games with the New York Giants in 2019.

Jones caught 12 passes for 146 yards and two touchdowns in the pre-season with New York. Due to his veteran status, Jones is not eligible for a practice roster spot with any NFL team.

The 27-year-old was a sixth round pick, 189th overall in the 2014 NFL draft by the Detroit Lions. He played the first four seasons of his NFL career in the Motor City. During 45 NFL games, Jones has made 67 receptions for 852 yards and five touchdowns.

The six-foot, 190-pounder can return kicks and punts as well. Jones has 14 kick returns for 292 yards and 29 punt returns for 289 yards. He has 4.48 40-yard speed and is dynamic in the open field.

Through parts of seven NFL seasons, Jones has made nearly $4 million and could have the makings of a CFL ratio-changer if he ever comes to Canada. Jones would be a free agent for CFL purposes.