Packers First Round Draft Pick Making Quite An Impression
8/2/2013 12:00:00 AM
By Nick Freimuth
Datone Jones may be the most humble first round draft pick the Green Bay Packers have ever signed. The defensive end from UCLA has been doing everything at training camp, literally. Typically a job for rookie free agent and low round draft pick, Jones has even been taking reps on special teams. Jones has the mentality coaches love to hear.
Datone Jones Ready to work.
Jones has been welcomed with open arms into the brotherhood of defensive lineman for the Green Bay Packers. Datone said he can’t believe how welcoming, open and helpful the other Packers D-lineman have been so far in training camp.
Veterans helping Datone Jones.
The rookie will get his first taste of Lambeau Field tomorrow night during Family night. He said “The Sack Man Jones” has been his nickname in the past but he has a different cheer he hopes Packers fans adopt at Lambeau Field after a sack.
Datone Jones nickname.
Datone Jones has flashed more than any other rookie so far in Packers training camp. His impressive strength coupled with lightening fast footwork could make him the next force to be reckoned with along the defensive line.