Here are some of the opinions offered to Packer Report about UCLA defensive end Datone Jones. Among…
Draft Spotlight: DL Datone Jones
The Chicago Bears signed a pair of defensive linemen this week: DT Andre Fluellen and DE Kyle Moore. Earlier in free agency, GM Phil Emery inked DE Turk McBride and re-signed DT Nate Collins. Yet all of those players are journeymen on one-year deals and do not represent the future for Chicago's defensive line. Additionally, Henry Melton is playing under a one-year franchise tender and Julius Peppers' $18-million-plus contract next year may force the Bears to cut him. With last year's first-round pick Shea McClellin yet to show he's starter worthy, you see how tenuous things are along Chicago's D-line. With that in mind, Bears brass will be considering early-round defensive tackles and defensive ends in this year's draft, looking for a young player that can serve as the team's foundation in the trenches going forward. One player who may fit that criteria is former UCLA defensive lineman Datone Jones. Let's go to the film room to see if Jones, a first-round prospect, can fill Chicago...
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