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Packers take UCLA defensive end in first round of NFL draft

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The Green Bay Packers selected UCLA defensive end Datone Jones with the 26th pick of Thursday night's NFL draft.

The 6-4, 280-pound Jones tallied 6.5 sacks and 19 tackles for loss last season. Jones is expected to be a big part of the Packers youth movement on the defensive line, and is considered to be versatile enough to line up at multiple positions.

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The draft continues at 6:30 p.m. Friday with rounds 2 and 3. Rounds 4 through 7 will be held on Saturday.

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