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Stlrs4Life
03-10-2009, 10:28 PM
Jacksonville Jaguars receiver Matt Jones, who served a three-game suspension at the end of the 2008 season, was arrested Monday evening in Washington County, Arkansas, and charged with possession of a controlled substance.

http://sports.espn.go.com/nfl/news/story?id=3965961

DIESELMAN
03-10-2009, 10:50 PM
he was never worthy of a 1st round pick.....

Silverback 92
03-10-2009, 11:09 PM
dang this guy should be a bungal

AZ_Steeler
03-10-2009, 11:42 PM
"The only issue today is that Matt admitted to the court that he drank a couple of beers while playing golf last week with a friend. I had a very positive conversation with the prosecuting attorney this evening in which she was adamant that 'this is not a new charge.'"

Jones tested positive for alcohol on Feb. 27 and appeared in court on Monday and admitted using alcohol during a golf outing the day before the test. He was arrested and the judge set his bond at $150,000.

It's not really as bad as it sounds....


"Many of the reports surrounding today are extremely inaccurate," Jones' agent, Dave Butz, said in a statement. "First, Matt was not charged with possession of any controlled substance. The judge went on the record today saying that Matt has been respectful and very compliant throughout his time in the program.

HUNT4SEVEN
03-11-2009, 01:15 AM
That's Matt MotherF*&^ing Jones for yaw, what an DUMBA$$.

Sir Blitzelot
03-11-2009, 09:03 AM
This guy just doesn't get it. :nono: How dumb can you be?

Dean Denton
03-11-2009, 02:44 PM
Well he hasn't shot himself yet so he's not all that bad.

Roadkill
03-11-2009, 05:12 PM
All that money the guy should hire a babysitter for himself

Dean Denton
03-11-2009, 05:16 PM
All that money the guy should hire a babysitter for himself
Funny you say that...My buddy and are were talking about starting a business for pro athletes. we will baby sit them, bring strippers to the house, take them to dog fights in mexico..whatever they want. They just have to pay for it, and we get to be in charge. No driving drubk, no dog fights at your house, no guns in clubs, no lapo dances in public. All of. This is a no brainer and we could stand to make a ton of cash. not to mention I would totally pee all over and ravens or browns that passed out in my care...lol Hey Ray Ray, I got something for ya...

Stairwayto7
03-11-2009, 05:49 PM
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Dean Denton
03-11-2009, 07:15 PM
DOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOIiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii!
whats that??? Are you saying you want to be a part of my high end baby sitting gig?

ejsteeler
03-11-2009, 10:23 PM
Yeah. Matt mutha freakin jones alright....:lol:

ItAintEasyBeingPeazy
03-17-2009, 11:26 AM
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The Jacksonville Jaguars waived receiver Matt Jones on Monday, parting ways with the former first-round draft pick just days after his latest arrest.

Jones was jailed last week in Arkansas for violating a plea agreement that stemmed from a drug charge in 2008. The 6-foot-6 Jones, a former star quarterback at Arkansas, is awaiting an April 13 court appearance.

After failing a drug and alcohol screening, Jones told a judge he drank beer while golfing with friends. He assured the judge it wouldn't happen again.

The Jaguars didn't want to take a chance.

"All roster moves are decisions we feel are in the best interest of the organization," Jaguars general manager Gene Smith said. "This decision is a result of our ongoing player and roster evaluations. We expect responsibility and accountability, and those are important qualities as we continue the process of building this team."

Although Jones was wildly popular in Arkansas, he wasn't revered nearly as much in Jacksonville. Fans thought his laid-back attitude was a sign he didn't care about football, and coach Jack Del Rio ripped him at times for his work ethic.


Many thought Jones would be released last year after he was charged with cocaine possession in July. But the 19th overall pick in 2005 had a strong preseason and stuck around despite the arrest.

He responded with the best season of his career, catching 65 passes for 761 yards and two touchdowns. His case, meanwhile, was moved to the drug court, where defendants submit to treatment and other restrictions, with the goal of keeping them from offending again. A defendant can wipe his record clean if the program is completed successfully.

In the plea agreement reached in October, Jones was ordered to participate in NFL-sponsored substance-abuse counseling and undergo random drug testing through the end of the football season. The judge told him to return to Fayetteville after the season to complete the program. Jones remains in the drug court program.

The NFL suspended Jones for the final three games last season for violating the league's substance-abuse policy.

Jones' departure leaves Jacksonville with huge holes at the receiver position. The Jaguars released Jerry Porter last month and opted not to re-sign free agent Reggie Williams.

That basically leaves third-year pro Mike Walker and veteran Dennis Northcutt.

~ Damn..as thin as they are at WR, they still cut him.Maybe the Bungles will give him a chance.:lol:

Steel Trap86
03-17-2009, 11:38 AM
yup, jacksonville got rid of matt jones yesterday. i think he was the only white guy on that whole ****in team lol

Prosdo
03-18-2009, 12:12 AM
Glad we didn't draft this guy. Nothing but trouble.