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Former Ohio State Star Cardale Jones Gets Tough NFL News

Cardale Jones warming up before the game.

ARLINGTON, TX - JANUARY 12: Quarterback Cardale Jones #12 of the Ohio State Buckeyes throws a ball during warm-ups before taking on the Oregon Ducks in the College Football Playoff National Championship Game at AT&T Stadium on January 12, 2015 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Final roster cuts are being made in the NFL on Saturday as teams need to trim their roster size down to 53 players. Several players on the bubble will learn their fate, including former Ohio State quarterback Cardale Jones.

Los Angeles has a loaded quarterback room with Phillip Rivers and Tyrod Taylor. Since the team isn't planning on keeping a third signal-caller, the chances of Jones making the roster are slim.

In his final preseason game of the year, Jones completed 10-of-16 passes for 149 yards. His top performance of the preseason game against the Saints, when he threw for 111 yards and a touchdown.

Despite his success this preseason, the Chargers are reportedly deciding to move on from Jones.

According to ESPN insider Adam Schefter, the Chargers told Jones that they'll be releasing him.

Schefter is reporting that teams are expected to show interest in the former Buckeye and that he shouldn't last very long on the open market.

Jones ascended into a household name when he led Ohio State to victories over Alabama and Oregon in the College Football Playoff. He'll always be remembered in Columbus for his contributions.

The former fourth-round pick should find a new home in the near future. At 26 years old, Jones has time to prove he can add value to any team's quarterback room.