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11/21/17 - DE Datone Jones was waived, the San Francisco 49ers announced Tuesday. Jones recorded six tackles in three games with the 49ers since signing a one-year deal on Oct. 24. The 27-year-old Jones was a first-round pick of the Green Bay Packers in 2013. He registered 80 tackles and nine sacks in 62 career regular-season games.
10/24/17 - DL Datone Jones signed a one-year deal with San Francisco. Jones was a first-round pick of the Green Bay Packers in 2013, and in four seasons he registered 104 tackles and nine sacks in 59 regular-season games. The Minnesota Vikings signed Jones to a one-year contract in March but released him on Sept. 8. He signed with the Detroit Lions Oct. 10 and was released eight days later.
03/14/17 - DE Datone Jones signed with the Minnesota Vikings, the team announced. Details of the contract were not announced, but NFL Network reported Jones signed a one-year deal worth $3.75 million. Jones can play either defensive end or outside linebacker. A first-round draft pick out of UCLA in 2013, Jones played his first four NFL season with the Green Bay Packers and played in 59 games.
10/03/16 - DE/OLB Datone Jones practiced Monday. The versatile backup didn't play the pre-bye win over the Lions on Sept. 25 because of a knee injury.
09/26/16 - DE/LB Datone Jones was held out of Sunday's win over Detroit because of a knee injury he sustained in the previous game. Jones said Monday he felt he could have played against the Lions.