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Packers | Greeen Bay's Week 3 inactives

Sun, 25 Sep 2016 08:31:36 -0700

The Green Bay Packers have declared LB Clay Matthews, LB Datone Jones, QB Joe Callahan, OT Kyle Murphy, DL Letroy Guion, FS Morgan Burnett, CB Sam Shields inactive for Week 3.

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Packers | Two Packers downgraded

Sat, 24 Sep 2016 14:05:08 -0700

Green Bay Packers DT Letroy Guion (knee) and DE Datone Jones (knee) have been downgraded to doubtful for the team's Week 3 game.

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Packers | Friday injury report for Green Bay

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 14:28:08 -0700

Green Bay Packers CB Sam Shields (concussion) has been ruled out for Week 3. SS Morgan Burnett (groin), DT Letroy Guion (knee), DE Datone Jones (knee), OG T.J. Lang (hip) and LB Clay Matthews (ankle, hamstring) are listed as questionable. Shields, Matthews, Jones, Guion and Burnett did not participate in practice, while Lang was limited during practice. FS Chris Banjo (hamstring), LB Jayrone Elliott (hamstring), CB Josh Hawkins (hamstring), CB Micah Hyde (ankle) and WR Jeff Janis (hand) fully participated in practice and are not on the injury report. The Packers did not practice Friday, so this is an estimation.

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Packers | Thursday practice report for Packers

Thu, 22 Sep 2016 15:28:47 -0700

Green Bay Packers S Morgan Burnett (groin), DT Letroy Guion (knee), DE Datone Jones (knee), OG T.J. Lang (hip), LB Clay Matthews (ankle, hamstring) and CB Sam Shields (concussion) did not practice Thursday, Sept. 22. S Chris Banjo (hamstring), LB Jayrone Elliott (hamstring), CB Josh Hawkins (hamstring), CB Micah Hyde (ankle) and WR Jeff Janis (hand) participated fully.

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Packers | Wednesday injury report for Packers

Wed, 21 Sep 2016 14:58:38 -0700

Green Bay Packers SS Morgan Burnett (groin), DT Letroy Guion (knee), DE Datone Jones (knee), LB Clay Matthews (ankle, hamstring) and CB Sam Shields (concussion) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 21. FS Chris Banjo (hamstring), LB Jayrone Elliott (hamstring), CB Josh Hawkins (hamstring), CB Micah Hyde (ankle) and WR Jeff Janis (hand) fully participated in practice.

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Packers | Datone Jones sheds weight

Wed, 27 Jul 2016 10:41:17 -0700

Green Bay Packers LB Datone Jones went from 285 pounds to 269 pounds, as of last week, and his body fat was reduced from 25% to 16.5%. Jones is transitioning from defensive end to outside linebacker.

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Packers | Option declined for Datone Jones

Mon, 02 May 2016 14:08:23 -0700

Green Bay Packers DT Datone Jones did not have his fifth-year option picked up Monday, May 2. Jones will make $1,457,264 in salary and bonuses in 2016.

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Packers | Datone Jones to have bigger role

Sat, 26 Mar 2016 10:26:10 -0700

Green Bay Packers DE Datone Jones will have an expanded role in 2016. He will be used in various spots to rush the quarterback, including at outside linebacker. Jones was used at multiple spots on defense midway through last season and the Packers liked what they saw, so they're keeping him in that role.

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Packers | Friday injury report for Week 19

Fri, 15 Jan 2016 11:12:25 -0800

Green Bay Packers TE Andrew Quarless (knee) has been ruled out for the divisional matchup against the Arizona Cardinals Saturday, Jan. 16. CB Quinten Rollins (quadriceps) and CB Sam Shields (concussion) are questionable, while OT David Bakhtiari (ankle), DT Mike Daniels (hamstring), LB Jayrone Elliott (quadriceps), DE Datone Jones (neck), OG T.J. Lang (calf), LB Mike Neal (hip), TE Justin Perillo (hamstring) and OG Josh Sitton (back) are probable. Quarless and Bakhtiari didn't practice Friday, Jan. 15. Daniels, Lang, Rollins, Shields and Sitton were limited, while the others practiced in full.

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Packers | Thursday practice report for divisional round

Thu, 14 Jan 2016 15:17:46 -0800

Green Bay Packers OT David Bakhtiari (ankle), DT Mike Daniels (hamstring), DE Datone Jones (neck), OG T.J. Lang (calf), LB Mike Neal (hip), TE Andrew Quarless (knee), CB Quinten Rollins (quadriceps) CB Sam Shields (concussion) and OG Josh Sitton were limited. LB Jayrone Elliott (quadriceps) and TE Justin Perillo (hamstring) participated fully.

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Packers | Wednesday practice report for divisional playoffs

Wed, 13 Jan 2016 14:23:56 -0800

Green Bay Packers CB Quinten Rollins (quadriceps) did not practice Wednesday, Jan. 13. OT David Bakhtiari (ankle), DT Mike Daniels (hamstring), DE Datone Jones (neck), OG T.J. Lang (calf), LB Mike Neal (hip), TE Andrew Quarless (knee), CB Sam Shields (concussion) and OG Josh Sitton (back) were limited. LB Jayrone Elliott (quadriceps) and TE Justin Perillo (hamstring) participated fully.

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Packers | Friday injury report for Week 18

Fri, 08 Jan 2016 13:32:18 -0800

Green Bay Packers CB Sam Shields (concussion) is listed as doubtful for the wild-card playoff game against the Washington Redskins Sunday, Jan. 10. OT David Bakhtiari (ankle), LB Jayrone Elliott (quadriceps), DE Datone Jones (neck) and TE Justin Perillo (hamstring) are listed as questionable. OT Bryan Bulaga (ankle), DT Mike Daniels (hamstring), DT Letroy Guion (foot), OG T.J. Lang (neck), C Corey Linsley (ankle), LB Clay Matthews (ankle), LB Andy Mulumba (knee), LB Mike Neal (hip), LB Nick Perry (shoulder), CB Damarious Randall (groin), OG Josh Sitton (back) and OG Lane Taylor (knee) are listed as probable. Shields did not participate in practice Friday, Jan. 8. Linsley, Matthews, Mulumba, Perry and Taylor fully participated in practice, while the other players were limited. The Packers did not practice Friday, so the practice designations are estimations.

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Packers | Thursday practice report for wild-card weekend

Thu, 07 Jan 2016 14:17:12 -0800

Green Bay Packers LB Jayrone Elliott (quadriceps), DE Datone Jones (neck) and CB Sam Shields (concussion) did not practice Thursday, Jan. 7. OT David Bakhtiari (ankle), OT Bryan Bulaga (ankle), DT Mike Daniels (hamstring), TE Justin Perillo (hamstring), DT Letroy Guion (foot), OG T.J. Lang (neck), LB Mike Neal (hip), CB Damarious Randall (groin) and OG Josh Sitton (back) were limited. LBs Clay Matthews (ankle) Nick Perry (shoulder) and Andy Mulumba (knee), OG Lane Taylor (knee) and C Corey Linsley (ankle) participated fully.

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Packers | Wednesday practice report for wild-card weekend

Wed, 06 Jan 2016 14:26:26 -0800

Green Bay Packers OT David Bakhtiari (ankle), LB Jayrone Elliott (quadriceps), DE Datone Jones (neck), TE Justin Perillo (hamstring), CB Sam Shields (concussion) and OG Josh Sitton (back) did not practice Wednesday, Jan. 6. OT Bryan Bulaga (ankle), DT Mike Daniels (hamstring), DT Letroy Guion (foot), OG T.J. Lang (neck), C Corey Linsley (ankle), LB Mike Neal (hip), LB Nick Perry (shoulder) and OG Lane Taylor (knee) were limited. LBs Clay Matthews (ankle) and Andy Mulumba (knee) participated fully.

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Packers | Datone Jones suffers neck injury

Sun, 03 Jan 2016 19:28:15 -0800

Green Bay Packers DT Datone Jones (neck) left the Week 17 game against the Minnesota Vikings due to a neck injury and he will not return.

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Packers | Friday injury report for Week 6

Fri, 16 Oct 2015 13:16:54 -0700

Green Bay Packers LB Nick Perry (shoulder, hand) and DT B.J. Raji (groin) are doubtful for Week 6 against the San Diego Chargers. S Morgan Burnett (calf) and CB Ladarius Gunter (heel) are questionable, while OT Bryan Bulaga (knee), CB Demetri Goodson (hamstring), OT T.J. Lang (knee) and LB Jake Ryan (hamstring) are probable. Perry and Raji didn't practice Friday, Oct. 16. Burnett, Gunter, Bulaga and Lang were limited, while Goodson and Ryan practiced in full. DE Datone Jones (non-injury) was removed from the report.

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Packers | Thursday practice report for Week 6

Thu, 15 Oct 2015 14:42:21 -0700

Green Bay Packers DE Datone Jones (non-injury), LB Nick Perry (shoulder, hand) and DT B.J. Raji (groin) did not practice Thursday, Oct. 15. OT Bryan Bulaga (knee), S Morgan Burnett (calf), CB Ladarius Gunter (heel) and OG T.J. Lang (knee) were limited. CB Demetri Goodson (hamstring) and LB Jake Ryan (hamstring) participated fully.

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Packers | Friday injury report for Week 4

Fri, 02 Oct 2015 14:50:11 -0700

Green Bay Packers OT Bryan Bulaga (knee) has been ruled out for Week 4 against the San Francisco 49ers. CB Demetri Goodson (hamstring) and LB Jake Ryan (hamstring) are doubtful. S Morgan Burnett (calf) is questionable, while DE Datone Jones (head), LB Mike Neal (groin), S Sean Richardson (ankle) and FB Aaron Ripkowski (shoulder) are probable. Bulaga, Burnett, Goodson and Ryan did not practice Friday, Oct. 2, while the others practiced in full.

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Packers | Thursday practice report for Week 4

Thu, 01 Oct 2015 15:10:03 -0700

Green Bay Packers OT Bryan Bulaga (knee), S Morgan Burnett (calf), CB Demetri Goodson (hamstring) and LB Jake Ryan (hamstring) did not practice Thursday, Oct. 1. DE Datone Jones (head), LB Mike Neal (groin), S Sean Richardson (ankle) and FB Aaron Ripkowski (shoulder) participated fully.

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Packers | No concussion for Datone Jones

Wed, 30 Sep 2015 16:42:17 -0700

Green Bay Packers DE Datone Jones (head) did not suffer a concussion during the team's Week 3 game.

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Packers | Wednesday practice report for Week 4

Wed, 30 Sep 2015 15:31:45 -0700

Green Bay Packers OT Bryan Bulaga (knee), FS Morgan Burnett (calf), CB Demetri Goodson (hamstring) and LB Jake Ryan (hamstring) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 30. DE Datone Jones (head), LB Mike Neal (groin), SS Sean Richardson (ankle) and RB Aaron Ripkowski (shoulder) fully participated in practice.

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Packers | Sam Barrington placed on IR

Tue, 15 Sep 2015 14:47:57 -0700

Updating a previous report, Green Bay Packers LB Sam Barrington (foot) was placed on the Reserve/Injured list Tuesday, Sept. 15. DE Datone Jones was subsequently activated from the suspended list.

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Packers | More on Datone Jones' suspension

Tue, 07 Jul 2015 05:39:57 -0700

Updating a previous report, Green Bay Packers DE Datone Jones was cited for marijuana possession several hours after the NFC Championship Game in January. He was suspended for the season opener due to violating the substance abuse policy.

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Packers | Datone Jones to sit a game

Thu, 02 Jul 2015 12:54:55 -0700

Green Bay Packers DE Datone Jones has been suspended one game by the NFL for violating the league's substance abuse policy.

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Packers | Datone Jones turns to yoga

Sun, 14 Jun 2015 20:00:51 -0700

Green Bay Packers DL Datone Jones said he missed six sacks last year because of poor balance and flexibility, and he believes a stretching regiment started late last year that includes trips to a yoga studio will help him reach his potential in 2015.

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Packers | Friday practice report for Week 12

Fri, 21 Nov 2014 13:00:42 -0800

Green Bay Packers TE Brandon Bostic (hip) did not participate in practice Friday, Nov. 21, and has been ruled out. CB Jarrett Bush (groin), LB Jayrone Elliott (hamstring), and DE Datone Jones (ankle) all were limited in practice and are questionable. LB Nick Perry (shoulder) did not participate and it questionable. OG T.J. Lang (ankle) and OG Josh Sitton (toe) both did not participate and are probable. LB Clay Matthews (groin) was limited in practice and is probable.

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Packers | Friday injury report

Fri, 07 Nov 2014 10:56:52 -0800

Green Bay Packers WR Kevin Dorsey (foot) has been ruled out for Week 10 against the Chicago Bears. OG T.J. Lang (ankle) and OG Josh Sitton (toe) are questionable, while S Morgan Burnett (calf), DE Datone Jones (ankle) and CB Sam Shields (knee) are probable. Dorsey didn't practice Friday, Nov. 7. Lang and Sitton were limited, while the rest practiced in full.

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Packers | Thursday practice report

Thu, 06 Nov 2014 12:06:27 -0800

Green Bay Packers OG Josh Sitton (toe) and OG T.J. Lang (ankle) did not participate in practice Thursday, Nov. 6. WR Kevin Dorsey (foot) was limited during practice, while CB Sam Shields (knee), FS Morgan Burnett (calf) and DE Datone Jones (ankle) fully participated in practice.

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Packers | Wednesday practice report

Wed, 05 Nov 2014 13:46:30 -0800

Green Bay Packers OGs T.J. Lang (ankle) and Josh Sitton (toe) did not practice Wednesday, Nov. 5. S Morgan Burnett (calf), DE Datone Jones (ankle) and CB Sam Shields (knee) practiced in full.

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Packers | Week 8 Inactives

Sun, 26 Oct 2014 16:25:37 -0700

The Green Bay Packers have declared LB Carl Bradford, DL Datone Jones, C Garth Gerhart, WR Jeff Janis, FS Morgan Burnett, CB Sam Shields, QB Scott Tolzien inactive for Week week.

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Packers | Friday injury report

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:00:13 -0700

Green Bay Packers DE Datone Jones (ankle) has been ruled out for Week 8 against the New Orleans Saints. S Morgan Burnett (calf) is questionable, while CB Sam Shields (knee) is doubtful. All three players didn't practice Friday, Oct. 24. However, the Packers didn't practice Friday, so the designations are an estimation.

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Packers | Thursday practice report

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 13:29:29 -0700

Green Bay Packers S Morgan Burnett (calf) and CB Sam Shields (knee) did not practice Thursday, Oct. 23. DE Datone Jones (ankle) was limited.

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Packers | Wednesday practice report

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 13:30:06 -0700

Green Bay Packers DE Datone Jones (ankle), CB Sam Shields (knee) and FS Morgan Burnett (calf) did not practice Wednesday, Oct. 22.

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Packers | Week 7 Inactives

Sun, 19 Oct 2014 08:43:08 -0700

The Green Bay Packers have declared LB Carl Bradford, DL Datone Jones, CB Demetri Goodson, C Garth Gerhart, WR Jeff Janis, CB Sam Shields, QB Scott Tolzien inactive for Week 7.

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Packers | Friday injury report

Fri, 17 Oct 2014 13:33:16 -0700

Green Bay Packers DE Datone Jones (ankle) and CB Sam Shields (knee) have been ruled out for Week 7 against the Carolina Panthers. WR Jarrett Boykin (groin), LB Jamari Lattimore (neck) and CB Tramon Williams (ankle) are questionable, while LB Sam Barrington (hamstring) and DT Josh Boyd (knee) are probable. Jones and Shields didn't practice Friday, Oct. 17. Boykin, Lattimore and Williams were limited, while the others practiced in full. The Packers didn't actually practice Friday, so the designations are an estimation.

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Packers | Thursday practice report

Thu, 16 Oct 2014 13:41:22 -0700

Green Bay Packers DE Datone Jones (ankle) and CBs Sam Shields (knee) and Tramon Williams (ankle) did not practice Thursday, Oct. 16. WR Jarrett Boykin (groin) and LB Jamari Lattimore (neck) were limited, while LB Sam Barrington (hamstring) and DT Josh Boyd (knee) practiced in full.

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Packers | Wednesday practice report

Wed, 15 Oct 2014 14:31:11 -0700

Green Bay Packers CBs Sam Shields (knee) and Tramon Williams (ankle) did not practice Wednesday, Oct. 15. WR Jarrett Boykin (groin), DE Datone Jones (ankle) and LB Jamari Lattimore (neck) were limited, while LB Sam Barrington (hamstring) and DT Josh Boyd (knee) practiced in full.

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Packers | Week 6 Inactives

Sun, 12 Oct 2014 08:37:52 -0700

The Green Bay Packers have declared LB Carl Bradford, DL Datone Jones, CB Demetri Goodson, C Garth Gerhart, WR Jarrett Boykin, LB Sam Barrington, QB Scott Tolzien inactive for Week 6.

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Packers | Friday injury report

Fri, 10 Oct 2014 11:37:40 -0700

Green Bay Packers WR Jarrett Boykin (groin) has been ruled out for Week 6. DE Datone Jones (ankle) and LB Sam Barrington (hamstring) are listed as questionable, while OT David Bakhtiari (back) and DT Josh Boyd (knee) are listed as probable. Boykin did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 10, while the other players were limited during practice.

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Packers | Thursday practice report

Thu, 09 Oct 2014 13:56:13 -0700

Green Bay Packers WR Jarrett Boykin (groin) and DE Datone Jones (ankle) did not practice Thursday, Oct. 9. OT David Bakhtiari (back), LB Sam Barrington (hamstring) and DT Josh Boyd (knee) were limited.

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Packers | Wednesday practice report

Wed, 08 Oct 2014 13:47:20 -0700

Green Bay Packers WR Jarrett Boykin (groin) and DE Datone Jones (ankle) did not practice Wednesday, Oct. 8. LB Sam Barrington (hamstring) and DT Josh Boyd (knee) were limited.

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Packers | Datone Jones out for game

Thu, 02 Oct 2014 19:31:47 -0700

Green Bay Packers DL Datone Jones (ankle) has been ruled out for the remainder of the team's Week 5 game after leaving with an ankle injury.

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Packers | Datone Jones injures ankle

Thu, 02 Oct 2014 19:03:57 -0700

Green Bay Packers DL Datone Jones (ankle) left the team's Week 5 game with an injured ankle and is questionable to return.

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Packers | Datone Jones struggling with pass rush

Fri, 01 Aug 2014 10:01:03 -0700

Green Bay Packers DE Datone Jones reported to camp at 285 pounds, which was his playing weight as a rookie, and he said he lost body fat and feels stronger. He is starting at left end in the base 3-4 defense this year and is playing alongside DE Mike Daniels in the sub pass rush. Jones has been struggling a bit in camp during rush drills, however. The common denominator appeared to be an inability to finish in drills Thursday, July 31.

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Packers | Starting base D-line looks set

Fri, 01 Aug 2014 09:53:17 -0700

Green Bay Packers DT B.J. Raji and DE Mike Daniels have been joining DE Datone Jones in the starting base defensive line in training camp.

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Packers | Datone Jones and Mike Daniels will work in nickel packages

Thu, 03 Jul 2014 14:02:36 -0700

Green Bay Packers DE Datone Jones and DT Mike Daniels will tandem as the primary inside pass rushers in the nickel package. Jones would like to be a three-down player, but he has not carved out a role in obvious run situations. By his own admission, Jones relied too much on his quickness and athleticism last season rather than using his power. This year, he plans to attack offensive linemen with his strength in an effort improve upon his 3.5-sack rookie season.

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Packers | Datone Jones focusing on hands

Fri, 06 Jun 2014 11:51:52 -0700

Green Bay Packers DE Datone Jones wants to utilize his hands better this season, because he stuck to blockers too much last season and was ineffective. Jones' ankle injury suffered early last season is no longer a concern.

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Packers | Expanding Datone Jones' role

Thu, 05 Jun 2014 06:20:27 -0700

The Green Bay Packers plan to expand DE Datone Jones' role in his sophomore season this year. He has teamed with DT Mike Daniels in obvious passing situations during organized team activities. "I'm already feeling 100 times better than how I felt last year," Jones said. "I had a full offseason, and I learned so much from these older guys so far. I'm just ready to go out and play."

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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.

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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.

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