Packers linebacker Brad Jones (59) stuffs Cardinals running back LaRod Stephens-Howling on Nov. 4 at Lambeau Field.
Entering the fourth year of his NFL career, Brad Jones seemed destined to be nothing more than a special teams player - albeit a good one who the Green Bay Packers could play on any of their coverage or return units.
His days competing for a starting job on defense seemed over.
After spending his first three years at outside linebacker, defensive coordinator Dom Capers moved Jones inside, where he opened training camp fourth on the depth chart at the "Mack" position behind starter Desmond Bishop and backups D.J. Smith and Jamari Lattimore. As camp progressed and he returned to outside ...