Datone Jones: Good Complement to Matthews & Peppers?

Posted by  Brady Augustine   in  , , ,      3 years ago     43 Views     2 Comments  

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Coach McCarthy set a high bar for Datone Jones coming into the 2014 season. jonesThe reason the Packers selected Jones with their first pick was because he was supposed to give Dom Capers more flexibility and creativity on defense. This is the year the Packers see that creativity come to fruition.
With the addition of Julius Peppers and presumed health of Clay Matthews, Dom Capers will be able to release the hounds this year. If, as many Packers fans hope, Ted Thompson is able to draft some help for the backend of the defense, we could see a big improvement on the defense. And a big improvement on the defense could translate to the difference between being a “one-and-done” playoff team and bringing Lombardi back home for the first time since 2010.
Here is a refresher on why Ted Thompson picked Jones in the first place. Gotta take the bad with the good but this guy can be a difference maker on a team that has had Colin Kaepernick as bugaboo for several years:

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