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Wickett's World - Datone Jones - the newest Packer - 1st reaction.

Datone Jones - 1st reaction.

We waited all night and around 10pm, NFL Commissioner Roger Goddell came to the podium and announced the Green Bay Packers chose Datone Jones, a Defensive End from UCLA. (pronounced DAY-tone)

At 1st glance, I like the pick.

-He's got good size 6'4" 283 lbs. May add a little weight, but not much.
-He's acutally PLAYED in a 3-4 scheme. No trying to convert him.
-FINALLY a solid replacement for Cullen Jenkins. They've needed this.
-Look at the DL now: Jones, Raji, Worthy. Could be nice!

Combine results:

Height: 6'4
Weight: 283 pounds
Hand size: 10 inches
Arm length: 32-3/4 inches
40-yard dash: 4.80 seconds
Vertical jump: 31.5 inches
Broad jump: 112 inches
Bench press: 29 reps of 225 pounds
20-yard shuttle: 4.32 seconds

He's a violent pass rusher who (according to socuts) is still very raw. Awesome.

Let's see what Packers DL coach Mike Trgovac can do with him. I like the pick.

cheers...

~mw


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04/25/2013 10:33PM
Wickett's World - Datone Jones - the newest Packer - 1st reaction.
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04/25/2013 11:46PM
Wickett Pickett
Lovely analysis...glad I mock draft this pick for them. I was surprised that Sly Williams was still available too. Hmm.
04/26/2013 12:04AM
Worthy
Worthy will be lucky to see the field at all this year after acl surgery. Why say worthy. Daniels is more fitting.
04/26/2013 9:48PM
Looks good on paper
Right on, Mike- we have to get more pressure from our DLINE. Hopefully Mr. Mr. Mr. JONES! Can do that. With ARoj signed and sealed for the next 7 years- Capers is on thin-ice to get that Defense back to Championship quality.
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