Tuesday, December 9, 2008

NFL upholds 3-game suspension of WR Matt Jones

NFL upholds 3-game suspension of WR Jones: "Jacksonville Jaguars receiver Matt Jones will serve a three-game suspension for violation the NFL's substance-abuse policy after his appeal was denied Wednesday.

The league handed down the suspension in October, but it was delayed while Jones appealed.

His appeal was heard last week.

Jones, the team's leading receiver, was charged with cocaine possession in July when a police officer in Fayetteville, Ark., saw him inside a parked car allegedly cutting up cocaine with a credit card. In September, Jones agreed to enter a drug treatment program that could erase the felony charge against him."