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Datone Jones

Green Bay Packers
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Packers | Looking to rebuild defense to suit philosophy of DC

Wed, 12 Feb 2014 18:57:54 -0800

The Green Bay Packers are committed to rebuilding its defense in a way that best suits the philosophy of defensive coordinator Dom Capers, according to NFL.com's Ian Rapoport. That means getting more athletics and versatile along the defensive line. That might be bad news for DT B.J. Raji, who turned down $8 million to stay with the team last season. The team wants linemen that better resemble DT Datone Jones. Raji and DT Ryan Pickett, who are 330 pounds, might no longer fit what the club wants to do.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: NFL.com - Ian Rapoport

Packers | Datone Jones coming around

Sun, 17 Nov 2013 00:52:37 -0800

Green Bay Packers DL Datone Jones has three sacks in his last two games, and the rookie lineman believes he is finally coming around after early-season injuries stunted his growth. "I've had to get used to that again, coming off the bench and giving it my all on that one play because I might not get another play for another series or two. I've had to get that in my mindset, that whenever I come on the field, it has to be a thousand percent," Jones said.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPNWisconsin.com - Jason Wilde

Packers | Datone Jones injury update

Thu, 29 Aug 2013 11:54:41 -0700

Green Bay Packers DE Datone Jones (ankle) is still trying to work through an ankle injury. "We'll see with Datone. I don't think he's confident on that ankle yet," said defensive line coach Mike Trgovac, declining to get into specifics with the injury. "He's still trying to work through playing through the pain of that ankle right now. He's not complaining about it. But he's working through it."

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - Tyler Dunne

Packers | Datone Jones returns to practice

Mon, 19 Aug 2013 21:16:50 -0700

Green Bay Packers DT Datone Jones (ankle) returned to practice Monday, Aug. 19, after missing all of last week due ti a sprained left ankle.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN.com - Rob Demovsky

Packers | Datone Jones still undergoing evaluation

Sat, 10 Aug 2013 17:28:44 -0700

Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy said DE Datone Jones (ankle) is still undergoing tests on the ankle injury he suffered in the first preseason game. There is no timetable for Jones' return at this point.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Green Bay Press-Gazette - Mike Vandermause

Packers | Three return

Wed, 07 Aug 2013 06:15:59 -0700

Green Bay Packers DE Johnny Jolly (cramps), DE Mike Neal (abdomen) and DE Datone Jones (illness) are back at practice Wednesday, Aug. 7.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Green Bay Press-Gazette - Rob Demovsky

Packers | Datone Jones works on special teams

Tue, 30 Jul 2013 18:23:02 -0700

Green Bay Packers DE Datone Jones lined up at one of the middle positions on special teams Tuesday, July 30, running down and covering a kickoff. "He can run," head coach Mike McCarthy said. "He's a major matchup problem. But we'll work him as a backup. I don't see that as a primary role for Datone, but he has a unique skill set, and it's important for our young guys to come in and make sure they're ready to go on special teams."

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN.com - Rob Demovsky

Packers | Datone Jones starting in nickel

Fri, 26 Jul 2013 08:42:42 -0700

Green Bay Packers rookie DE Datone Jones is starting in nickel situations with DT B.J. Raji in the middle Friday, July 26.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - Tom Silverstein

Packers | Datone Jones agrees to terms

Wed, 24 Jul 2013 21:44:22 -0700

The Green Bay Packers agreed to terms with DL Datone Jones, their first-round pick, on a four-year contract Wednesday, July 24. Jones will receive about $7.7 million over the four years, and the guaranteed portion is in the range of $6.3 million. He will receive a signing bonus of just less than $4 million.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - Bob McGinn

Packers | Datone Jones could see time at DE, DT

Sun, 14 Jul 2013 08:03:41 -0700

The Green Bay Packers likely will use DE Datone Jones as at right defensive end in their 3-4 defensive alignment and could also move him to defensive tackle in certain passing situations.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: NationalFootballPost.com - Len Pasquarelli

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