Why Matt Jones May Turn out to Be Low-Risk, High-Reward For Bengals

February 14, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Cincinnati Bengals signed former Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Matt Jones to a one-year deal on Friday in hopes of improving a passing game that ranked 26th overall last season.
He received offers from both the Bengals and Tennessee Titans, but he felt Cincinnati would be a better fit.

After sitting out the 2009 season since no team showed interest in him, there seems to be mixed emotions from fans around the league about the signing because of Jones and his troubled past.
The main reason why he was released by the Jaguars last March was because of his inability to stay out of trouble with the law.

Jones' release came following a drug test that provided evidence for alcohol in his system—which was a violation of a plea agreement that had been reached following his second arrest.
He also received a three-game suspension by the league that season for violating the league's substance abuse policy.

Now, Jones looks for a fresh start wi...

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