Found July 24, 2013 on Pro Football Zone:
According to Tom Silverstein of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, the Green Bay Packer have signed first round pick, defensive end Datone Jones. #Packers have agreed to terms with First round pick Datone Jones. Four years, 7.71 million, 6.25 guaranteed. — Tom Silverstein (@TomSilverstein) July 25, 2013   Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post Packers sign first round pick Datone Jones appeared first on Pro Football Zone.

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