IRVING -- Adam "Pacman" Jones had to wait more than a year to get back on the field. So when the suspended cornerback was finally cleared this month to practice with the Dallas Cowboys -- he was ready.
Secondary coach Dave Campo says Jones is very serious. Campo
says -- quote -- "He's hungry. He wants to do good. He wants to
Jones missed all the 2007 season while serving his NFL
suspension that has not yet been completely lifted.
Jones might have to wait until the week before the Cowboys'
September Seventh opener to find out if commissioner Roger Goodell
will let him play during the regular season. But Jones is already
trying to prove himself to the Cowboys.
The Cowboys acquired Jones from Tennessee in April.
NOTES: The Cowboys released five players today: defensive
backs Justin Phinisee and Jerron Wishom, offensive lineman Brandon
Hale, linebacker Alain Karatepeyan and wide receiver Joe West.
Dallas has 79 players on its roster and can add one more player
before training camp. ... Only seven players aren't under contract,
the six rookie draft picks and safety Ken Hamlin, who has yet to
sign a $4.4 million tender since being designated as the team's