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MintBaconDrivel  
#1 Posted : Thursday, March 21, 2013 3:08:21 PM(UTC)
JSOnline said:
Green Bay --- It's been a quiet two weeks of free agency for the Green Bay Packers. But on Thursday, they ensured the inside linebacker group would remain intact. The team has re-signed free agent Brad Jones, a league source told the Journal Sentinel's Tom Silverstein. Terms of the deal are unknown.
MintBaconDrivel  
#2 Posted : Thursday, March 21, 2013 3:08:24 PM(UTC)
ProFootballTalk said:
Linebacker Brad Jones took a trip to Tennessee, but he's going to be remaining up north. Tom Silverstein of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports that Jones has agreed to terms on a deal that will keep him with the Packers for at least one more year. No terms of the deal have been reported. Jones
nerdmann  
#3 Posted : Thursday, March 21, 2013 3:15:23 PM(UTC)
Damn you're fast. LOL

LET IT NEVER BE SAID THAT TED DOES NOT SIGN FREE AGENTS!
MintBaconDrivel  
#4 Posted : Thursday, March 21, 2013 4:57:56 PM(UTC)
JerseyAl said:
It was announced via Tom Silverstein with the Journal/Sentinel that the Packers have re-signed linebacker Brad Jones.  Terms of the deal have not been announced.  With the signing of Jones, the Packers will bring back the majority of their linebacking unit from last season. After stepping in last year for injured inside linebackers Desmond Bishop and DJ [...]
DakotaT  
#5 Posted : Thursday, March 21, 2013 5:39:47 PM(UTC)
I was hoping we would keep Brad, cause he played pretty well. I just hope we don't have any token starters going into training and let the battle begin.
MintBaconDrivel  
#6 Posted : Thursday, March 21, 2013 6:07:03 PM(UTC)
PackersNews said:
The Green Bay Packers' most competitive position in training camp probably will be inside linebacker.
wpr  
#7 Posted : Thursday, March 21, 2013 6:10:13 PM(UTC)
good.
wpr  
#8 Posted : Thursday, March 21, 2013 6:10:51 PM(UTC)
good.
beast  
#9 Posted : Thursday, March 21, 2013 6:16:46 PM(UTC)
DakotaT said: Go to Quoted Post
I was hoping we would keep Brad, cause he played pretty well. I just hope we don't have any token starters going into training and let the battle begin.


Well somebody has to get first reps and someone has to get second reps...

I like to think all positions are an open battle every training camp. And whom ever is the best get to start.

My biggest problem is that every so often a back-up gets hot and looks like he should be starting and then get hurt by playing too many snaps in preseason clean-up duty of preseason STs every so often.

Like CB House got hurt on STs this last season.

In 2006, Ted Thompson signed S Marquand Manuel and he looked horrible, while 2005 4th round draft pick S Marviel Underwood broke out and looked great, and looked like he should clearly be starting.... but then he got hurt in mop up duty trying finish out a perseason game for the team and he was never the same when he came back from the injury and had trouble staying on rosters.

And that was 2005 4th round draft pick, S Marviel Underwood ..... and NOT trouble maker 2009 6th round draft pick, CB/S Brandon Underwood.
buckeyepackfan  
#10 Posted : Thursday, March 21, 2013 6:33:52 PM(UTC)
Good to have Jones back, hope the other guys can stay healthy this year.

Would be a great rotation available and they might even earn their money this year.
play2win  
#11 Posted : Friday, March 22, 2013 5:20:54 AM(UTC)
All Ted's sizzle aside, I'm hoping Brad Jones doesn't even make the final 53.

This unit requires upgrades in talent. If Bishop comes back healthy, that would be a huge plus. Perry too. But, we should be adding potential starting talent via the draft that is better talent than Jones, Francouis, Walden (replacement pending?)...

Returning the same group who allowed NFL rushing D futility records and expecting to get better is foolish.

Terrell Manning could make this signing inconsequential. I hope that kid shows well this year. If Brad Jones can make a jump, great. I'm just disappointed in what we ran out there last year.
buckeyepackfan  
#12 Posted : Friday, March 22, 2013 8:38:27 AM(UTC)
play2win said: Go to Quoted Post
All Ted's sizzle aside, I'm hoping Brad Jones doesn't even make the final 53.

This unit requires upgrades in talent. If Bishop comes back healthy, that would be a huge plus. Perry too. But, we should be adding potential starting talent via the draft that is better talent than Jones, Francouis, Walden (replacement pending?)...

Returning the same group who allowed NFL rushing D futility records and expecting to get better is foolish.

Terrell Manning could make this signing inconsequential. I hope that kid shows well this year. If Brad Jones can make a jump, great. I'm just disappointed in what we ran out there last year.



Packers | Brad Jones gets new deal
Fri, 22 Mar 2013 07:21:51 -0700

Green Bay Packers LB Brad Jones signed a three-year, $11.75 million deal that includes a $3 million signing bonus.


Read more: http://www.kffl.com/team...ay-packers#ixzz2OHLKWy37


Brad Jones is here to stay in 2013 anyway, Ted is not going to waste 3mil by letting him go.

Guys stay healthy and the LB'rs are going to be a pretty solid squad.

Last years rushing #'s, leading rusher and ttl rushing yds.
Packers had 4 bad games, wk 1(not real football),13,17, and 19.
We all know that that last week was due to very bad game planning,the others well AD torched almost everyone.
It's never as bad as we remember.

wk01........Frank Gore...16 112...ttl 185
wk02.......Michael Bush..14 54...ttl 94
wk03.Marshawn Lynch..25 98.....ttl 127
wk04.Darren Sproles......5 20.....ttl 45
wk05...Donald Brown....17 84.....ttl 110
wk06.Justin Forsett........7 47.....ttl 90
wk07..Steven Jackson...12 57.....ttl 108
wk08.Rashad Jennings..17 59.....ttl 62
wk09.LaR.Steph.-Howl..17 51......ttl 54
wk10.Mikel Leshoure....19 84......ttl 108
wk12.....Andre Brown...13 64......ttl147
wk13..Adrian Peterson..21 210....ttl240
wk14........Joique Bell...12 49......ttl135
wk15.........Matt Forte..20 69.......ttl 83
wk16.......Jake Locker....4 32.......ttl 79
wk17.Adrian Peterson...34 199.....ttl217
wk18.Adrian Peterson...22 99....ttl167
wk19.Colin Kaepernick..16 181....ttl323
MintBaconDrivel  
#13 Posted : Friday, March 22, 2013 8:49:51 AM(UTC)
PackersNews said:
The Green Bay Packers re-signed linebacker Brad Jones to a three-year, $11.75 million contract, according to Sean Jensen of the Chicago Sun-Times.
Zero2Cool  
#14 Posted : Friday, March 22, 2013 8:58:24 AM(UTC)
Brad Jones making more than A.J. Hawk? If so, could we see a competition between Hawk, Jones and Desmond Bishop for the two ILB positions?
User is suspended until 4/29/2043 11:56:55 PM(UTC) texaspackerbacker  
#15 Posted : Friday, March 22, 2013 8:59:27 AM(UTC)
MintBaconDrivel said: Go to Quoted Post


Oh No. How could Thompson be that stupid? If the deal had been just above the vet. minimum, I wouldn't have been opposed keeping Jones as like a 4th ILB/OLB or whatever, but nearly $4 million per season? That's just ridiculous!
wpr  
#16 Posted : Friday, March 22, 2013 9:04:15 AM(UTC)
texaspackerbacker said: Go to Quoted Post
Oh No. How could Thompson be that stupid? If the deal had been just above the vet. minimum, I wouldn't have been opposed keeping Jones as like a 4th ILB/OLB or whatever, but nearly $4 million per season? That's just ridiculous!


agreed. makes no sense.

I know Ted loves LBers but really.
Porforis  
#17 Posted : Friday, March 22, 2013 9:15:07 AM(UTC)
Brad probably grabbed the contract off of Ted's desk, signed it, ran out and made copies before Ted could adjust the error. That or he's got dirt on Ted.
buckeyepackfan  
#18 Posted : Friday, March 22, 2013 9:16:01 AM(UTC)
Zero2Cool said: Go to Quoted Post
Brad Jones making more than A.J. Hawk? If so, could we see a competition between Hawk, Jones and Desmond Bishop for the two ILB positions?


Not quite, Hawk will still make 5.2 mil for 2013, Jones in the 4mil range.


Zero2Cool  
#19 Posted : Friday, March 22, 2013 9:21:30 AM(UTC)
Porforis said: Go to Quoted Post
Brad probably grabbed the contract off of Ted's desk, signed it, ran out and made copies before Ted could adjust the error. That or he's got dirt on Ted.


or the Packers realize a Colorado alumni deserves to be starting alongside Desmond Bishop and professionals think Jones and Bishop are the two best ILB on the team. Something we can all agree upon. :)
PackFanWithTwins  
#20 Posted : Friday, March 22, 2013 9:47:24 AM(UTC)
buckeyepackfan said: Go to Quoted Post
Not quite, Hawk will still make 5.2 mil for 2013, Jones in the 4mil range.




Hawk is making 3.6 not 5.2.

We should start Hawk and Jones. AJ is the most solid run defender, and as the backside ILB, we want somebody who is going to be where they are supposed to be, not overpursuing. Jones has be best potential on the frontside. He is bigger and faster than Bishop, his pass rushing experience makes he better at getting off blocks. And it adds some flexibility for Dom. If he wanted to move Matthews and make Perry around, Jones would shift and pass rush.
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