Chris Jones

Senior Defensive Assistant

Hometown: South Pittsburg, Tennessee


Chris Jones enters his first season in the NFL as a Browns defensive assistant after 17 years in the Canadian Football League coaching ranks, where he helped his teams to four Grey Cup championships (2002, 2008, 2012 and 2015) and was named CFL Coach of the Year in 2018.

Jones comes to the Browns after three seasons as the Saskatchewan Roughriders vice president of football operations, general manager and head coach. Under his tutelage, the Roughriders improved from a five-win season in 2016 to a 10-8 record in 2017 and a 12-6 tally last year.