(WJW) — Former Cleveland Browns tackle Tony Jones has passed away at age 54.
The Denver Broncos announced his death on Friday.
Jones, a 13-year NFL veteran, began his career in Cleveland as an undrafted agent out of Western Carolina. He spent eight seasons in Cleveland (1988-1995) and was a second-team All-Pro in 1994.
Jones spent the 1996 season with the Baltimore Ravens before being traded to the Broncos.
He played four seasons with Denver (1997-2000) and served as the team’s right tackle during their first world championship season in 1997.
He started in 174 of his 184 career games and was named a member of the Broncos’ Top 100 team in 2019. Jones was also a two-time Super Bowl Champion.