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ATVZ400
03-21-2008, 11:50 AM
The attorney for suspended CB Pacman Jones suggests the Patriots would be a good landing spot for his client.

Even with Bill Belichick's recent history of taking on troubled stars like Corey Dillon and Randy Moss, it's tough to imagine the Pats gambling on Pacman. But as his lawyer perceptively noticed: "As long as you’re winning, all the baggage goes away."
Source: Boston Herald (http://www.bostonherald.com/sports/football/patriots/view.bg?articleid=1081836&srvc=patriots&position=1)

alen1
03-21-2008, 12:08 PM
That shows that the attorney says its a good landing spot for him. I dont see where it says they are looking at him. Thanks.

TomBradyWoot
03-21-2008, 02:54 PM
No way the Patriots would ever trade for that train wreck.

ATVZ400
03-21-2008, 03:26 PM
http://sports.espn.go.com/nfl/news/story?id=3305060

alen1
03-21-2008, 04:06 PM
http://sports.espn.go.com/nfl/news/story?id=3305060

I see where your coming from when you posted the earlier one. The one you posted first didn't say anything about NE being interested in him, it was the other way around. But in this article, it does say that they are interested as well are the Lions.

"Later Friday, Arora told ESPN's Ed Werder that it's his understanding the Cowboys, the New England Patriots (http://sports.espn.go.com/nfl/clubhouse?team=nwe) and the Detroit Lions (http://sports.espn.go.com/nfl/clubhouse?team=det) are interested in Jones."

ATVZ400
03-21-2008, 04:18 PM
I see where your coming from when you posted the earlier one. The one you posted first didn't say anything about NE being interested in him, it was the other way around. But in this article, it does say that they are interested as well are the Lions.

"Later Friday, Arora told ESPN's Ed Werder that it's his understanding the Cowboys, the New England Patriots (http://sports.espn.go.com/nfl/clubhouse?team=nwe) and the Detroit Lions (http://sports.espn.go.com/nfl/clubhouse?team=det) are interested in Jones."


no problem ....thanks for keeping me on my toes :lol::lol:

alen1
03-21-2008, 04:32 PM
no problem ....thanks for keeping me on my toes :lol::lol:

Anytime:lol:

FINSFAN2781
03-21-2008, 05:27 PM
Cheaters and now criminals. Good, let him go to the Patsies.

ATVZ400
03-22-2008, 09:04 AM
Updating an earlier story, Lions GM Matt Millen says the team will not pursue suspended CB Pacman Jones.
"We've talked about it, but for a lot of reasons, we aren't going to try to get him," Millen said. "He has a lot of talent. We wish him well."
Source: Detroit News (http://www.detnews.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20080322/SPORTS0101/803220369/1126/rss14)

SpaceMountain16
03-22-2008, 11:14 PM
They need to pull the trigger on this

They'd have the Gretzky-Messier of assault & battery

Moss smacks the chick first for an assist, and Pacman can come in to pistol whip her lighting the lamp.

The Myth
03-23-2008, 06:41 PM
Ever since his inception into the league as the sixth overall pick in the 2005 draft, Adam "Pac-Man" Jones has been in the limelight of the NFL for all the wrong reasons: drugs, assaulting women, illegally possessing weapons, disorderly conduct, vandalism, theft and so on. In a recent radio interview to a local Tennessee station, Pac-man expressed that he is "in tip-top shape and ready to play football." However, before he can play, Pac-man will need to be re-instated into the league from his year long suspension and also secure his spot on a team, as it appears that he has used up his welcome and will likely be traded from his current club, the Tennessee Titans once he is re-instated. With a track record like his, should our beloved New England Patriots be willing to take a chance on this guy? Answer, NO!
Firstly, this discussion need not even take place until Jones actually gets re-instated back into the league. League Commissioner Roger Goodell has proven to be a stickler in the past with any off-field conduct, but despite Jones' very contemptible behavior, he probably will be given another chance to come back and play. Jones is aspiring to be allowed to play before the late-April draft while Goodell has said he expects to review the case by the time July mini-camps start.
As far as Pac-Man on the field, the guy is terrific. Since coming into the league with the Titans, when the enigmatic cornerback actually has played, he's been special. He is a big-time play-maker in the defensive secondary and he is also an explosive special teams player. In 2006-07, just his second full NFL season, Jones had four pick-off's, one for a touchdown, 62 tackles, one sack, one forced fumble, he totaled 961 yards in returns and three special teams touchdowns. His resume of off-field drama is just as long and not nearly as gleaning as his football statistics.
Six arrests, one year-long suspension from the league, consistent legal crises, a slew of horrific media coverage and pitiful public relations are what people most identify Pac-Man Jones with these days. Since losing focus on football and getting involved in his stupid and dangerous off-field antics, Pac-man is not only jeopardizing his football career, but also his life. From violence at strip clubs to possessing illegal weapons, to theft and vandalism, Jones has been his own worst enemy. His long list of bad decisions makes him a huge risk to himself, but also for any team willing to give him a chance to play once reinstated. With a trade from the Titans seeming immanent, some reports out there, including one from a prominent Tennessee newspaper, are now saying that our home-town boys, the New England Patriots are among the teams that have expressed some interest in Jones.
The Pats must keep as far away from Pac-Man as possible. The guy is way too much of a liability off the field and while the skills he does bring are formidable, they are not completely irreplaceable. In just his three years since being drafted, Jones has not displayed that he is mature enough to conduct himself as a professional and for me; it seems unlikely that he can all of a sudden turn it around, even once putting on a Pats jersey. Yes the fans, and probably even the Pats themselves, are convinced that Pac-Man can change his ways but considering the big picture, it just wont work. This guy would be cancerous in the locker-room, a sure off-field distraction and really just seems like a law-suit waiting to happen. The Pats would be better off saving the draft picks that will probably be required to trade for him and look for young, mature, talented players in the draft who they can develop. Furthermore, Bill Belichick has more important things to do than worry if Jones adheres to his probation sanctions and stays out of trouble long enough to continue playing. And even if he can actually play, after being on the shelf for over an entire year, the question remains, can he still play at a quality NFL level?
Overall, it is clear that Jones brings both some good and some very bad qualities into the mix. In the end, the guy is flat-out not worth his weight in excess baggage and not worth the risk that comes when you take on a guy with such a questionable past. This decision seems easy, Pac-man should not find a home in New England.

TomBradyWoot
03-23-2008, 11:24 PM
As I stated before, Pacman Jones will not be a Patriot. It's simply the agent trying to drum up a better price from the Cowboys.

#1dolphinsfan
03-24-2008, 12:26 AM
he is a great CB when he is accualy playing but i dont see him being in the league for much longer MAYBE 1 or 2 years and that is it

Drice
03-24-2008, 10:49 PM
if that patriots were to sign him, keep him holed up in the practice facility between games and never let him outside of the facilities in new england except for away games, where he would be locked in the visiting locker room until kick off, then yeah i'd say its a good pick up.