Jones spoke at the NFL Rookie Symposium last week. Among the topics of conversation was his troubled past, which included one especially wild weekend.
Jones regretfully recounted spending $1 million in one weekend, according to Sports Illustrated's Peter King. The news even shocked Terrell Owens, who took part in the presentation alongside Jones, with the receiver saying "Man, you crazy!"
The "Pacman" title may have been shed back in 2008 as Jones attempted to escape his dark past, but he apparently understands that it'll always be part of him, and he's therefore trying to help ensure the league's new young players don't make the same mistakes he did. Jones, of course, was suspended for the entire 2007 season and part of the 2008 season for off-the-field conduct. In June, he was ordered Jones to pay $11.6 million for his role in a 2007 Las Vegas strip club shooting.
Jones also said during his appearance at the symposium that 90 percent of his childhood friends within two to three years of his age are now either dead or in jail and that there will never be another "Pacman" in the NFL. He credits commissioner Roger Goodell for having changed him as a person.
In any event, spending $1 million in one weekend is pretty impressive — and also very questionable.
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