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LB Brad Jones (Jonathan Daniel/Getty)

Last year, seventh-round pick Brad Jones had to fight to make the team and responded with four sacks in seven starts. Singled out by coach Mike McCarthy as someone who has made a big step forward from Year 1 to Year 2, Jones said, "It's just all about being the best."

That the Packers have failed to seriously address their outside linebacker position this offseason sends a strong message that they believe Brad Jones' rookie season was no fluke. Asked Wednesday by a reporter who else besides cornerback Brandon Underwood falls under the category of most improved from Year 1 to Year 2, coach Mike McCarthy barely hesitated. "Oh, I think Brad Jones jumps out at me...

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