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Jones (Quadriceps) has been ruled out for Sunday's game against the Jets, Ty Dunne of the Milwaukee journal Sentinel reports.
Teammate Jamari Lattimore is expected to start in Jones' place, with Sam Barrington also a potential replacement. Jones struggled in the Packers' season opener, so this could be an opportunity for either Lattimore or Barrington to see some extra playing time down the road.
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Jones (quadriceps) didn't take part in Wednesday's practice, the Packers' official site reports.
Jones had a horrendous opener last Thursday in Seattle, missing three tackles and committing two defensive holding penalties. If he's sidelined Sunday against the Jets, Jamari Lattimore will fill in at inside linebacker, with Sam Barrington increasing his snap count in kind.
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Jones (quadriceps) is active Thursday at Seattle.
Despite being limited in practice in advance of the opener, Jones will suit up and likely slot into one of the inside linebacker spots in the base defense. He's coming off an 84-tackle, three-sack campaign in just 12 contests.
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Jones (quad) was limited in practice Monday, Curtis Crabtree of the Associated Press reports.
Jones continues to work back from the quad injury that kept him out of the Packers' final preseason game against the Chiefs. Jones is expected to be ready for Thursday's season opener, though the team has not officially confirmed his status.
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Jones suffered a quadriceps injury during Friday's third preseason game and will not play in Thursday' finale versus the Chiefs, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports.
Jones will rest his quad during practice this week, as the Packers turn closer attention to getting their starters healthy for Week 1. On that front, coach Mike McCarthy said Jones should be ready for Green Bay's Sept. 4 opener in Seattle. However, while Jones remains sidelined, Jabari Lattimore figures to start at inside linebacker, with Sam Barrington featuring as Jones' replacement in dime packages.
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Brad Jones is practicing as the lone inside linebacker in dime packages at Packers training camp.
Jones is a true every-down linebacker, involved in Green Bay's base 3-4, as well as the nickel and dime. Although he is coming off a poor season performance wise, 28-year-old Jones is set up to nicely to post IDP statistics in 2014.
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ESPN Packers reporter Rob Demovsky doesn't believe ILB Brad Jones' starting job is in jeopardy.
LBs coach Winston Moss also insisted that Jones remains the starter next to A.J. Hawk. Jones signed a three-year, $11.75 million deal last offseason, but had an all-around poor season. He proved to be a solid run stopper who also held his own in coverage during his breakout 2012 campaign. Jones recently turned 28.
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Packers ILB Brad Jones is in danger of losing his starting job.
Jones started only 12 games last season due to injuries, recording 84 tackles and three sacks. He graded out negatively both against the run and in pass coverage, and could face competition from Jamari Lattimore and Sam Barrington in camp. Fourth-round pick Carl Bradford will also likely get a look at inside linebacker.
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ESPN Packers reporter Rob Demovsky thinks the team may look to upgrade on ILB Brad Jones.
GM Ted Thompson handed Jones a three-year, $11.75 million deal last March. Jones started all 12 games he appeared in, notching 84 tackles and three sacks. However, he received poor marks from Pro Football Focus both against the run and in coverage. The Packers could save $1.925 million against the cap by releasing Jones, though there's been no talk of that to this point.
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Packers ILB Brad Jones (hamstring) is nearing a return.
Jones has been out since sustaining a serious hamstring pull in Week 5. That's allowed unknown Jamari Lattimore to shine as a starter and possibly force a rotation going forward. The only role Jones is guaranteed is in dime packages.