Friday, August 23, 2013
Move to dress Datone Jones positive sign
By Rob Demovsky
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Rookie first-round draft pick Datone Jones, who has played one snap so far this preseason, is suited up for the Green Bay Packers for tonight’s preseason game against the Seattle Seahawks. But it remains to be seen whether or not he will play.
Jones, who sprained his left ankle on his first snap of the preseason opener against the Arizona Cardinals on Aug. 9, returned to practice Monday but then dropped out on Wednesday after he aggravated the ankle injury. It’s possible the defensive end was only suited up to go through warm-ups and won’t play. But the fact that he wasn’t an automatic scratch may be an indication that the injury isn’t severe.
The same goes for outside linebacker Andy Mulumba, who missed Wednesday’s practice because of a knee injury. The rookie was not on the list of scratches.
Here’s the list of players who won’t suit up for the Packers: