Draft Scout Snapshot: A closer look at the Packers' picks: Round 1/26 -- Datone Jones, DE, 6-4, 285, UCLA...Jones should give Green Bay's short-handed and underwhelming defensive line an immediate upgrade as an ideal fit for its diversified 3-4 scheme. He's athletic, plays physical and tracks the football in a hurry, tying everything together to blow up the backfield with 19 tackles for loss (6.5 sacks) last season. Jones' experience of playing at multiple spots in the Packers' style of defense will allow coordinator Dom Capers to create pass-rushing mismatches in a tandem with outside linebacker Clay Matthews. - The Sports Xchange
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11/26/17 - DE Datone Jones was signed by the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday. Jones is a former first-round pick of the Green Bay Packers. Jones has nine career sacks, all with the Packers from 2013-16 and appeared in three games with the San Francisco 49ers this season before being waived last week.
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.
09/25/16 - OLB Datone Jones (knee), OLB Clay Matthews (ankle/hamstring), S Morgan Burnett (groin), CB Sam Shields (concussion) and DT Letroy Guion (knee) were inactive Sunday against Detroit.
09/24/16 - OLB Datone Jones was downgraded from questionable to doubtful for Green Bay's game versus Detroit. Jones is dealing with a knee injury and did not practice this week.
09/22/16 - OLB/DE Datone Jones hasn't practiced this week, clouding his availability for Sunday's home matchup with the Detroit Lions (1 p.m. ET). Jones, who has a knee injury, has been effective in a situational role for the defense.
09/21/16 - OLB/DE Datone Jones didn't practice on Wednesday because of a knee injury. Jones has contributed a great deal in a situational role the first two games, playing a total of 74 snaps. His status for the home opener Sunday against Detroit won't be known until later in the week.