Earlier on Wednesday afternoon, according to ESPN, the Dallas Cowboys have released troubled cornerback Adam "Pacman" Jones.
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According to ESPN,
"Jones's release came after "Outside the Lines" reporter John Barr contacted the NFL, the Cowboys and Jones' attorneys about a piece scheduled to air Sunday in which three Atlanta-area men allege that Jones arranged for someone to shoot at them two months after the football player was suspended by NFL commissioner Roger Goodell in 2007.
The June 2007 shooting occurred outside a suburban Atlanta strip club. One of the shooting victims told "Outside the Lines" that he had a dispute with Jones inside the strip club and that not long after he and the two others left the club, a hail of bullets struck their car. The NFL knew about that incident, but charges were never brought against anyone because the victims did not see the shooter.
"Outside the Lines" obtained information that police, investigating a separate Atlanta-area case, had been told by an informant that Jones ordered the June 2007 shooting following his dispute with one of the men. Police have said while the case remains open they are not actively investigating."
There may have been a few Cowboy fans who believed in giving Jones another shot, and maybe some NFL fans as well. Those hopes have been shot to hell, folks. Before coming to Dallas, Jones was arrested six times and involved in 12 instances that required police intervention after the Titans drafted him in 2005. He also had an incident with Cowboy security earlier in the 2008 season.
Jones and his agent, Worrick Robinson, believe he will come back with some team in 2009.
Realize this did come as a member of the Titans, and not with the Cowboys. The NFL likely will not investigate the incident, and he will be free to sign and play for any team in the league. Just hope that team isn't yours.