Green Bay Packers Forum

Welcome to your Green Bay Packers Online Community!

Since 2006, PackersHome has been providing a unique experience for fans.
Your participation is greatly anticipated!
Login or Register.
Options
Go to last post Go to first unread
Offline wpr  
#1 Posted : Friday, October 11, 2013 5:28:09 PM(UTC)
wpr

PackersHome NFL Pick'em - Gold: 2012PackersHome NFL Pick'em - Gold: 2013FleaFlicker Fantasy Football - Silver: 2014FleaFlicker Fantasy Football - Bronze: 2013

Rank: Select Member
United States
Joined: 8/8/2008(UTC)
Applause Given: 3,305
Applause Received: 1,601
Rob Demovsky said:
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Datone Jones understands the expectations. Everyone who is a first-round draft pick in the NFL does.

"The biggest thing I think people think when I'm not playing, being a first-round pick, they think that being a first-round pick I should be able to come in and just get the sacks and this, that and the other," the Green Bay Packers rookie defensive end said on Friday.

"But that's not the case."

Jones isn't alone among the Packers' recent first-round picks.
Sponsor
Online nerdmann  
#2 Posted : Friday, October 11, 2013 7:59:02 PM(UTC)
nerdmann

Rank: Select Member
Joined: 9/14/2008(UTC)
Applause Given: 3,172
Applause Received: 783
He had a kill shot on the QB in the preseason and the RT tripped him, turning his ankle.

He'll be fine.
Offline Gaycandybacon  
#3 Posted : Friday, October 11, 2013 8:35:25 PM(UTC)
Gaycandybacon

Rank: Registered
United States
Joined: 9/17/2012(UTC)
Location: Hanover Park, IL
Applause Given: 145
Applause Received: 178
He's improving. I just don't know what people expect when the guy is injured and is playing out of position. Imo.

The thing I hate that they do with him is put him in the middle of the defense line when there's only 3 on the field. He'll get double/triple teamed every time.

The thing I actually like about him is he hustles to the ball every play. He's a moter guy. He's not the greatest pass rusher in the world but he'll get better as the season goes on.

This quote is very interesting..

“I think Datone is a work in progress,” Packers defensive line coach Mike Trgovac said. “Like I told him the other day, ‘Really with where you were, we’re four games into the season now, and with as much training camp as you missed and preseason games you missed, it’s like you’re coming out of the preseason right now.’ The thing that he has to learn that’s different for him is, he’s got to learn to come in for a play and kick some (butt) and then leave. Come in for a play, kick some (butt), then leave. He’ll get it.”

This makes some sense to me why he has had a hard time transitioning. Maybe he's one of those players who the more you play will get better as the game progresses. Kinda like a running back. They feed off of reps.
Rss Feed 
Users browsing this topic
Guest
Forum Jump  
You cannot post new topics in this forum.
You cannot reply to topics in this forum.
You cannot delete your posts in this forum.
You cannot edit your posts in this forum.
You cannot create polls in this forum.
You cannot vote in polls in this forum.

Notification

Icon
Error


Recent Topics
6m / Green Bay Packers Talk / nerdmann

45m / Green Bay Packers Talk / Bigbyfan

4h / Green Bay Packers Talk / steveishere

5h / Green Bay Packers Talk / Barfarn

5h / Green Bay Packers Talk / nerdmann

8h / Green Bay Packers Talk / Barfarn

8h / Green Bay Packers Talk / Rockmolder

13h / Green Bay Packers Talk / Zero2Cool

22h / Green Bay Packers Talk / Zero2Cool

19-Apr / Green Bay Packers Talk / nerdmann

19-Apr / Green Bay Packers Talk / steveishere

19-Apr / Green Bay Packers Talk / uffda udfa

18-Apr / Green Bay Packers Talk / buckeyepackfan

18-Apr / Green Bay Packers Talk / OlHoss1884

17-Apr / Green Bay Packers Talk / sschind


Tweeter