This is the April 25, 2013 news archive. View today's Packers rumors and news.
The Green Bay Packers elected to go back to the defensive line for the second straight year in a row by selecting UCLA defensive end Datone Jones with the 26th pick. While last year’s selection, USC defensive end Nick Perry, was used in more of a standuShare Tweet
Packers Grab UCLA DE Datone Jones With First Round Pickpackersgab.com Apr 25, 2013With the 26th overall pick in the 2013 NFL Draft, the Packers select UCLA DE Datone Jones. Jones looks the part, and his production matched up to his talent in his senior season. He is very long, has good initial quickness/power, and plays with good pad…Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Apr 25, 2013The Chargers announced the signing of former Packers linebacker D.J. Smith Thursday, one day after Green Bay waived him with a “failed physical” designation. The 24-year-old Smith suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his knee in October. He sShare Tweet
Vikings, Packers in QB trade hotspotESPN.com Apr 25, 2013Here's a draft scenario I'm sure many of you have considered but is nevertheless worth talking through. A little-known NFL rule has put two NFC North teams in a trade hotspot of sorts during the latter third of the first round of Thursday night's NFL dr…Share Tweet
Packers Select Datone JonesApr 25Todd McShay breaks down the Packers' selection of Datone Jones.
Datone Jones drafted No. 26 overall by Green Bay PackersApr 25The Green Bay Packers pick former UCLA defensive end Datone Jones with the No. 26 overall selection in the 2013 NFL Draft.