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Jones Ready to Make Healthy Contribution

An ankle injury and several adjustments have helped limit first-round pick Datone Jones' production in the first four games. With Mike Neal now a full-time outside linebacker with Clay Matthews out, it will be up to Jones to pick up some of the slack as an interior rusher.

More will be demanded of Mike Neal at outside linebacker and, as a byproduct, more will be expected of Datone Jones as the Green Bay Packers begin life without Clay Matthews for at least the next few weeks. Neal, Mike Daniels and Jones — the team's first-round pick — had formed the inside rotation in the Packers' third-down pass-rushing packages. With Neal now a full-time outside linebacker with... Recommended Stories