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NFL Draft 2013: Gus Bradley to work out pair of UCLA defenders

Datone Jones is expected to be a Top 40 pick while Sheldon Price is a late rounder.

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Jacksonville Jaguars head coach Gus Bradley will be heading out to hold a private workout with two UCLA defenders next week, according to Tony Pauline. Bradley will be working with cornerback Sheldon Price and defensive lineman Datone Jones, both of which seem to fit into the Jaguars new defensive scheme going forward.

Jones, who measured in at just under 6'4" and 283 pounds, would seem to fit as a defensive lineman who can play the five-technique defensive end role and also kick inside to play the three-technique on passing downs. Jones had down year his final season at UCLA, but the talent was still there as he lit up the Senior Bowl week of practice showing to be one of the toughest lineman to block all week. He would seem to be a perfect fit to fill the Jason Jones role with the Seahawks, flipping inside and out depending on the down and distance.

Price on the other hand was a corner who struggled at times on defense for UCLA, but he's a big corner with long arms that Bradley seems to like to use in his defense, which utilizes press coverage on the outside. Price will likely need to add some weight, at 6'2" and around 190 pounds, but coming in as rookie he can still compete at the corner position. He has decent ball skills and will need to work on his technique in press coverage, but he seems like a player that with proper coaching could blossom into a solid cornerback.

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