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Jaguars sign veteran defensive lineman Datone Jones

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The Jacksonville Jaguars have signed seventh-year veteran defensive lineman Datone Jones. To make room on the roster, the Jaguars waived rookie defensive lineman Shane Bowman.

Jones has played in 67 career games during stints with the Green Bay Packers, Minnesota Vikings, Detroit Lions, San Francisco 49ers, and Dallas Cowboys.

He was originally drafted in the first round (26th overall) of the 2013 NFL Draft by the Packers, where he spent four seasons and competed in at least 13 games in each year. He tallied a career-high in tackles (27) during his second season in Green Bay in 2014, while combining for 9.0 sacks during his four-year stint with the team.

Jones played in three games with the 49ers and four games with the Cowboys during the 2017 season, totaling 15 total tackles, before playing in one contest for the Cowboys in 2018.

Jones went to UCLA, where he completed his career with 51 games played and 148 tackles (90 solo), 36.5 tackles for loss and 12.5 sacks.