Posts Tagged: Datone Jones

Packers: 4 Free-Agent Moves Green Bay Should Make Right Away

Packers: 4 Free-Agent Moves Green Bay Should Make Right Away

The Green Bay Packers have already made some significant moves in NFL Free Agency, but with few quality players left to sign, there a few others the team should make and quickly. Obviously, losing T.J. Lang was the biggest blow the Packers have suffered so far. Replacing Jared Cook with Martellus Bennett and Lance Kendricks… Read more

Packers Shouldn’t Give Up on Datone Jones

Packers Shouldn’t Give Up on Datone Jones

As the NFL moves into the offseason, teams have decisions to make about who to re-sign and who to let walk. Sometimes they can control who leaves and sometimes they can’t, As far as the Green Bay Packers are concerned, they have a number of difficult decisions to make. But to me, one of the… Read more

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Datone Jones Continues to Impress on Family Night for Packers

The Green Bay Packers hope they are building a championship caliber defense heading into the 2016 season. One thing that will help that cause is a lethal pass rush, which is why it was promising to see Datone Jones play so well in the Family Night Scrimmage Sunday at Lambeau Field. Embed from Getty Images… Read more

Packers Wisely Decline Datone Jones 5th-Year Option

Packers Wisely Decline Datone Jones 5th-Year Option

While the 2016 NFL draft made headlines last weekend, Monday, many teams had to decide whether to exercise the 5th-year option on first-round draft picks from 2013. The Green Bay Packers had to make their decision about Datone Jones and the Packers, wisely, declined the option. If you are unfamiliar with the 5th-year option, it’s… Read more

Packers: Jayrone Elliott Could See Bigger Role in 2016

Packers: Jayrone Elliott Could See Bigger Role in 2016

During his first two seasons with the Green Bay Packers, Jayrone Elliott has been a pleasant surprise. Now, as he enters his third season with the team, he has a chance to make an even bigger impact. Elliott, who signed with┬áthe Packers as an undrafted free agent, is another success story. The Packers kill it… Read more

Packers Need More Datone Jones

Packers Need More Datone Jones

There were few Green Bay Packers that played well in Denver last Sunday. One who did was defensive end Datone Jones. Jones, a former first-round pick in 2013, was expected to be an impact player when selected out of UCLA, but through two seasons he was injured a lot and ordinary. But this season something… Read more

Datone Jones Flashes Dominance vs Patriots

Datone Jones Flashes Dominance vs Patriots

For the last two years, the Green Bay Packers have been waiting for Datone Jones to be a dominant force. And last night against the New England Patriots, he looked like one for one of the few times in his career. Jones, a 2013 first-rounder, did not start at defensive end, Mike Pennell and Josh… Read more

Packers Clinch Playoff Spot as Green Bay Defense Fires on All Cylinders

Packers Clinch Playoff Spot as Green Bay Defense Fires on All Cylinders

There are a lot of ways to win a football game. The Green Bay Packers usually win because of the right arm of quarterback Aaron Rodgers. But Sunday in Tampa Bay, the Green Bay defense took it upon itself to get the Packers back into the playoffs with a dominant performance that included seven sacks,… Read more

Datone Jones Becoming a Force on Green Bay Packers’ Defensive Line

Datone Jones Becoming a Force on Green Bay Packers’ Defensive Line

When the Green Bay Packers selected Datone Jones in the first round of the 2013 NFL Draft, they thought they were going to get a┬ádominant force on their defensive line. Last season, Jones struggled and in part due to injury was not able to make the immediate impact expected. But now, in year two, the… Read more

Packers: Stopping the Run is Key for Green Bay Against New York Jets

Packers: Stopping the Run is Key for Green Bay Against New York Jets

No matter how much the NFL changes the rules to favor the passing game, running the football and stopping the run will always play a vital role in determining the outcome of games. The Packers, who struggled to stop the run against Seattle learned that lesson in Week 1 and if they want to get… Read more