Per NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport, the promising young power back is suffering from a big toe sprain and will miss today's matchup against the Jets.
The team later confirmed Jones is inactive.
If nothing else, this should help Jay Gruden complete a thorough evaluation on his 2015 starting quarterback. Clearly, something needs to change in Washington but Gruden has not been quick to say that change will happen under center. Beating this defense would go a long way to showing Gruden he can do it on his own.