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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 standu
Packers Grab UCLA DE Datone Jones With First Round PickUpdated Apr 25 Share TweetWith 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…Source: packersgab.comShare TweetThe 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 sSource: profootballtalk.com
Vikings, Packers in QB trade hotspotUpdated Apr 25 Share TweetHere'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…Source: ESPN.com
Sorting Out a Reverse Trip on the BasesUpdated Apr 25 Share TweetQuirks of the Game: Jean Segura could have been called out three different times on his odyssey around the bases last Friday.Source: nytimes.com
Brewers' nine-game win streak comes to endUpdated Apr 25 Share TweetPadres starter Edinson Volquez delivered a brilliant outing, snapping the Brewers' winning streak at nine games in a 2-1 victory at Petco Park.Source: MLB.com
Volquez, Quentin end Brewers' win streakUpdated Apr 25 Share TweetEdinson Volquez tossed seven scoreless innings and Carlos Quentin hit his first home run of the season as the Padres defeated the Brewers, 2-1, before a crowd of 17,205 at Petco Park.Source: MLB.com
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.
2013 NBA Playoffs: Chicago Bulls stay true to identity in ugly win over Br…Apr 25The Bulls took a 2-1 series lead by staying true to their identity as a defensive team.
2013 NBA Playoffs -- Chicago Bulls stay true to identity in ugly win over …Apr 25The Bulls took a 2-1 series lead by staying true to their identity as a defensive team.
2013 NFL draft -- First-round winners, losersApr 25Quarterbacks and veteran left tackles took a hit in the first round, but things fell the Vikings' way, writes John Clayton.
Don Banks: 2013 NFL Mock Draft 7.0Apr 25Stuff we're hearing as my final mock gets put to bed and the first round of the NFL Draft mercifully approaches: