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REPORT: PACMAN'S NECK INJURY IS CAREER-THREATENING

Adam Schefter of NFL Network is reporting that the neck injury suffered by Cowboys cornerback Adam “Pacman” Jones Sunday could end his career.
It was previously reported that the injury could end his season, but Schefter reports that it might even be worse than first thought.
Per Schefter, Jones’ body went numb for two minutes when he first suffered the injury. He has been having tests on his neck this week and is planning to meet with a neck specialist in North Carolina.
After missing the entire 2007 season because of a league-imposed suspension, Jones has played in seven games this season, starting six.

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  1. Osiris33 says: Dec 10, 2008 4:08 PM

    Once his football career is over they’ll find teh guy face down in a gutter within 2 years.

  2. Latinplaya9 says: Dec 10, 2008 4:09 PM

    Damn… thats tough… even though hes been an idiot off the field, on the field he has shown great potential. You never wanna see someone go out like that, especially that young

  3. CowboysFan says: Dec 10, 2008 4:09 PM

    Shoot, ain’t nothin’ that an 8-ball won’t cure.

  4. stiller43 says: Dec 10, 2008 4:09 PM

    Should I feel bad for not feeling bad about this?
    He was likely going to do something else dumb and get suspended for life anyway…this just puts his career out of its misery.

  5. sullijo says: Dec 10, 2008 4:10 PM

    That’s too bad – how long before this thug ends up in jail when he loses the protection of the NFL?

  6. south-fl-steel says: Dec 10, 2008 4:11 PM

    knock knock knock……
    hey pacman, irony is at the door for you.
    .

  7. RobJH says: Dec 10, 2008 4:12 PM

    If his career ends, I’m betting he’ll go either the Travis Henry or Maurice Clarett route within 2 years.

  8. J_Cut says: Dec 10, 2008 4:13 PM

    I hoped it would be because of the way he acted, but he completely deserves to be out of the league

  9. dallas1966 says: Dec 10, 2008 4:13 PM

    why did the refs not call james harrison for spearing pacman when he muffed the punt against the steelers. the steelers stated they was after pacman, should could hear it over the audio, when the hit was made. in addition, pacman was pulled from the pile by his arm by a steelers player and no flag. the ref was terrible in this game. if you look at the video of when pacman muffed the punt you can clearly see harrison helmet first spearing pacman in the head while he was he was down. the steelers was out to hurt pacman and they succeeded. man this is sicknening.

  10. k-new says: Dec 10, 2008 4:13 PM

    This is truely unfortunate….none of us (no matter how much of a thug we think someone is)…wish this sort of thing upon anyone.
    But, it does make me wonder…is this GOD doing Roger Goodell’s job, and suspending Pack..umm I mean Adam for life?

  11. bobbymack says: Dec 10, 2008 4:14 PM

    If it wasn’t PacMan, the media wouldn’t even call it a career threatening injury
    That’s my story and I’m sticking to it

  12. mills lane says: Dec 10, 2008 4:14 PM

    So he went numb for 2 minutes after the initial hit and was let back into the game?
    I guess Jerry likes his toughness as opposed to that wimp Barber.

  13. Crushing Touchdown Run says: Dec 10, 2008 4:16 PM

    His brain injury is society-threatening.

  14. Gallagher says: Dec 10, 2008 4:17 PM

    Would it be terribly morbid of me to say that he was responsible for a stranger’s neck injury that ended that guys career, so he is getting what he had coming to him? Karma is a bitch.

  15. doclobster says: Dec 10, 2008 4:17 PM

    Should have left him suspended. Now some people will be compelled to feel bad for him.
    When you think about what happened to that bouncer, though, it would have been more fair if Pacman suffered a paralyzing injury, not just a “career-threatening” one.

  16. Stillers says: Dec 10, 2008 4:18 PM

    karma is a biotch

  17. evilmajortom says: Dec 10, 2008 4:18 PM

    Great, Goodell might get a pass in having to deal with this idiot any longer. Now he can focus ALL of his attention toward running Jared Allen out of the league.

  18. INVAIDUH says: Dec 10, 2008 4:19 PM

    So the pain in the neck swallows itself.

  19. philthethrill says: Dec 10, 2008 4:20 PM

    Hey PacMan, does the name Tommy Urbanski mean anything to you. If you do not believe in karma, look away now. Urbanski’s life was changed by Pacman and his thug friends…he is paralyzed. Now we hear that Pacman may be out of the NFL because of NECK injury. Karma karma krama.

  20. Bill N says: Dec 10, 2008 4:21 PM

    After that Las Vegas shooting left someone partially paralyzed, is this some type of karma?

  21. yastreb says: Dec 10, 2008 4:21 PM

    Problem solved.

  22. IenjoyPFT says: Dec 10, 2008 4:21 PM

    I have seen handicapped people live very normal lives. He will be ok.


  23. French_eaglesfan says: Dec 10, 2008 4:22 PM

    Karma’s a bitch.
    Allen and Pacman in the same week-end? That can’t be a coincidence.

  24. omegalh says: Dec 10, 2008 4:22 PM

    This might be good for pacman. He was going to get suspended eventually. Now, he can file with his insurance company that he has a career ending injury and collect some guarenteed dough.

  25. otero1 says: Dec 10, 2008 4:23 PM

    This man has no luck. I wish him the best, so much potential wasted if this ends his career.

  26. Paraplegic_Ditka says: Dec 10, 2008 4:25 PM

    What a ‘memorable’ day for him!

  27. GunsDontKillPeopleJamesHarrisonDoes says: Dec 10, 2008 4:25 PM

    The Football God’s work at His finest!!

  28. Dirty_Waters says: Dec 10, 2008 4:26 PM

    Too bad it’s not life-threatening.

  29. arosen36 says: Dec 10, 2008 4:30 PM

    if roger wont kick this bum out of the league, the karma police will

  30. giant67 says: Dec 10, 2008 4:31 PM

    I pray that this isn’t something that end his career, because for all the jokes and criticism, this guy was one of the most dynamic talents I’ve ever seen in college football when he was at Cal and to lose football could be very damaging as he goes about trying to turn his life around.

  31. WalrusCP says: Dec 10, 2008 4:31 PM

    With what happened in the shooting incident in Vegas that Pacman instigated, as bad as this sounds, this smells of karmic justice.

  32. Jimbob says: Dec 10, 2008 4:31 PM

    Karma.
    Will he still be able to “Make it Rain” and then shoot people?

  33. svnrdr says: Dec 10, 2008 4:31 PM

    Did this injury occur when he pulled his head out of Roger Goodell’s rectum???

  34. nps6724 says: Dec 10, 2008 4:32 PM

    So the Steelers did what Goodell could not?

  35. Dan Dizzle says: Dec 10, 2008 4:32 PM

    It’s pathetic how people are treating this as a joke. I hope Goodell looks into suspending the player who viciously and needlessly pulled him out of the pile after the whistle had clearly blown. I have lost respect for some of the players on that Steelers team, there’s a difference between tough and dirty.

  36. Pea Tear Griffin says: Dec 10, 2008 4:33 PM

    Though I wish him out of the league, I would never wish serious harm to him.

  37. stevepcso says: Dec 10, 2008 4:33 PM

    KARMA BABY KARMA

  38. BuckFutter says: Dec 10, 2008 4:33 PM

    It’s a shame to see anyone suffer a serious injury, but it really couldn’t have happened to a nicer guy. It is kinda nice to see people who constantly get away with sh*t have it catch up to them.

  39. whuteva says: Dec 10, 2008 4:34 PM

    Poetic justice??

  40. Corkscrew says: Dec 10, 2008 4:34 PM

    Wait for it….wait for it….

  41. asbaumga says: Dec 10, 2008 4:35 PM

    I’d hate to celebrate a career ending injury, but…

  42. ACDC84 says: Dec 10, 2008 4:35 PM

    This is not all bad. At least he’ll have a lot more time to hang out in “scrip” clubs.

  43. mskrs says: Dec 10, 2008 4:35 PM

    Can you say, “bounty”?

  44. FlorioHatesMyTeamMoreThanHeHatesYourTeamWaahhh says: Dec 10, 2008 4:36 PM

    Who would have thought, a turd like Pacman, isnt going to lose his chance to play because of buffoonery, but because of an injury

  45. kaygee08 says: Dec 10, 2008 4:36 PM

    But how will he earn a living now?

  46. KNON2000 says: Dec 10, 2008 4:37 PM

    What I found was sad was that the medical staff left him out there playing with that “injury” after he was helped off the field. What the heck were they thinking??

  47. Polarmute says: Dec 10, 2008 4:37 PM

    Could this be karma for the night club incident?

  48. titans_fan says: Dec 10, 2008 4:39 PM

    Karma?

  49. wlubake says: Dec 10, 2008 4:42 PM

    Pacman’s personality is career-threatening too.

  50. shadowman says: Dec 10, 2008 4:42 PM

    Pacman’s brain is career threatening/

  51. mcrowell says: Dec 10, 2008 4:43 PM

    who would’ve guessed that this guy would be permanently removed from the playing field by something other than Roger Goodell

  52. alexg114 says: Dec 10, 2008 4:45 PM

    is brain is career threatening as well..
    all kidding aside i hope he isnt paralyzed or anything like that but as far as out of the game, oh well doesn’t bother me..

  53. NodakPaul says: Dec 10, 2008 4:47 PM

    I don’t think that anyone wants to see Pacman playing football anymore, nor does he deserve to. But no matter who it is I hate to see a career ended due to injury.

  54. StanMort says: Dec 10, 2008 4:47 PM

    Karma, just like Carson Daly talks about

  55. JPeezy55 says: Dec 10, 2008 4:47 PM

    But will it affect his wrestling career?

  56. DonS. says: Dec 10, 2008 4:49 PM

    And no flags were thrown when he was yanked from the pile. Great job by the refs.

  57. Delta Rider says: Dec 10, 2008 4:50 PM

    Hmmm – some might say Karma for that bouncer who was paralyzed…

  58. xer0 says: Dec 10, 2008 4:51 PM

    Ha Ha.

  59. MNFANINAZ says: Dec 10, 2008 4:52 PM

    I’m this close to starting to go to church… Pacman gets Struck by lighting or beat up by some strippers… I’m there this SUNDAY!

  60. vikes02 says: Dec 10, 2008 4:54 PM

    dallas1966 => Try’s to make Pacman look like a victim. Pacman is not a victim good for Harrison for spearing him!!!

  61. Grulks says: Dec 10, 2008 4:55 PM

    I honestly think this might be the best thing for Pacman.
    I don’t wish harm/career injuries on anyone, even someone I dislike as much as Pac. But I honestly feel like football will just enable him to continue being a douchebag. Plus, he’s been nothing except a distraction to that team. Hopefully, if he’s forced to “retire” he’ll find a way to get his life back on track, and stop being such a clown.
    For all the people in the previous thread stating how happy they were that the Steelers special teams “knocked him out of the game”, you might just want to check yourselves. Karma has a real funny way of striking people, especially the arrogant ones. If you think otherwise, ask Tom Brady how that knee is doing.

  62. misterj says: Dec 10, 2008 4:57 PM

    Can’t be any more career-threatening than his own behavior.

  63. GradyJacksonsBelly says: Dec 10, 2008 4:58 PM

    For those people who don’t think that this is something to celebrated remember the bouncer who is paralyzed because of Pac-Man was pissed about being thrown out. The guy was doing his job.
    The guy is a turd, and I hope that his neck is broken and he cannot earn a living like the bouncer in Vegas can’t. And if you think that’s too harsh, think about not being able to play with your kids because some gutter POS thug wannabe wanted to prove he is “hard”. Good riddence thug.

  64. Hollywood Wags says: Dec 10, 2008 4:59 PM

    I thought what was more career-threatening was what is between his ears.

  65. Stillers says: Dec 10, 2008 5:03 PM

    Don’t blame this on the Steelers. Watch any muffed punt and you will see players from the kicking team pulling the reciever away from the ball so he cannot recover it. It sucks that this happened, but in absolutely no way was it intentional. Steelers haters will find anyway that they can to call the team dirty.

  66. TenGallonAllen says: Dec 10, 2008 5:04 PM

    Couldn’ta happened to a better guy.

  67. JoeSixPack says: Dec 10, 2008 5:05 PM

    No disrespect meant to a guy suffering an injury – but the thing that REALLY threatens Pacman’s career is what’s sitting on top of his neck.

  68. Steelvike says: Dec 10, 2008 5:06 PM

    The NFL should’ve ended his career a year ago. Couldn’t have happened to a more rotten person.

  69. KNON2000 says: Dec 10, 2008 5:16 PM

    Seems a pitty that someone with so much God-given talent has done such a good job of wasting it. He lost a year making it “rain’ and now it would appear that he may be losing the rest of it. Too bad that so much talent is wasted on such a small man. I guess injuries are a part of the game, and a career threatening one is a hard one to swallow, but the guy did have some nasty karma. Too bad that he couldn’t keep himself out of the spotlight. There are so many talented players that are good citizens that prove that it isn’t necessary to act like a thud to be respected in the NFL.

  70. BluTri10 says: Dec 10, 2008 5:18 PM

    Justice.
    This man is partly to blame for a man being paralyzed from the waist down for life.
    This man is a thug — as well as a disgraceful human being — and while I don’t wish him to be harmed in any serious way, this is justice.

  71. IenjoyPFT says: Dec 10, 2008 5:20 PM

    giant 67:I pray that this isn’t something that end his career, because for all the jokes and criticism, this guy was one of the most dynamic talents I’ve ever seen in college football when he was at Cal and to lose football could be very damaging as he goes about trying to turn his life around.
    Giant67,
    Maybe your mistaking him with someone else, Adam went to West Virginia, not CAL.
    As for him turning his life around, I wouldnt be too concerned. The guy on the basketball court had no problem.


  72. steeltown pride says: Dec 10, 2008 5:21 PM

    Pacman is a POS . His only redeeming quality in life is football . Otherwise is just a gang banger in waiting . I hate him and he sucks . I hate Ray Lewis too . He was linked to a murder case in ATlanta . But the difference was Lewis become a decent human being . Omg i think i just threw up a lil in my mouth lol Damn that was hard to say , BUT ITS TRUE .

  73. The King says: Dec 10, 2008 5:25 PM

    i thought his attitude was his career threatening injury

  74. BuckFutter says: Dec 10, 2008 5:25 PM

    “Grulks says:
    December 10th, 2008 at 4:55 pm
    I honestly think this might be the best thing for Pacman.
    I don’t wish harm/career injuries on anyone, even someone I dislike as much as Pac. But I honestly feel like football will just enable him to continue being a douchebag. Plus, he’s been nothing except a distraction to that team. Hopefully, if he’s forced to “retire” he’ll find a way to get his life back on track, and stop being such a clown.”
    Really? You REALLY think that? You realize that football is most likely the only thing that has kept this hoodrat SOMEWHAT in check, right? He’s going to flame out quick and hard once he actually has to work for a living. He’s been suspended repeatedly, and never learned any semblence of a lesson….you think this is going to be some divining moment? And even if it is, you think he planned wisely with his finances so he has a nice nest egg, or you think he’ll be able to make his mortgage payments working at Mickey-D’s?

  75. fretileoctogenarian says: Dec 10, 2008 5:25 PM

    I’ve been hard on Pacman (deservedly so), but I don’t wish an injury on anyone. I hope he’s not seriously hurt. What if he is seriously hurt, though? How’s that for irony? Getting hurt on the playing field that he didn’t deserve to be on in the first place.

  76. kurt37 says: Dec 10, 2008 5:28 PM

    his carrer may be over or not , donald driver suffered a severe neck injury and is still playing, im fairly certain he will play again.

  77. kayC says: Dec 10, 2008 5:29 PM

    So thus far the injury has been reported as being season-threatening, then career-threatening, right?
    Only one more place to go from there…

  78. Cowboysmitty9 says: Dec 10, 2008 5:30 PM

    you guys who are happy about this injury (ESPECIALLY you Dirty_Waters)that Pac-Man has, make up the definition of an ASSHOLE. The guy definantly wasnt a perfect guy but whoever is happy that he is hurt, you guys are absolutely horrible. I know some of you dont want him to play football anymore but wishing harm on another human being is one of the worst things a person could do. you people should be ashamed of yourselves for wanting him to be seriously hurt like that and especially you Dirty_Waters for wanting him to have a life threatening injury. You people are more worse than PacMan ever was because those thoughts you guys have are truley evil. I really cant believe that this world has gotten to the point were you are happy when someone is injured.

  79. Vox Veritas says: Dec 10, 2008 5:37 PM

    Gotta love the hate. C’mon, you guys don’t give a shit about any bouncer. I’d bet $100 that none of you haters even know his name without looking it up. His name is Tommy Urbanski. You’re just happy because it’s a Dallas Cowboy that got hurt. Karma cuts both ways, bitches.

  80. empty13 says: Dec 10, 2008 5:39 PM

    WHAT CAREER? HE IS JUST A PROFESSIONAL THUG ANYWAY.

  81. Wrathchild says: Dec 10, 2008 5:41 PM

    His behavior was career-threatening as well.

  82. brianforster says: Dec 10, 2008 5:43 PM

    Vox, you are right, I don’t give a shit about a bouncer. I do find it funny that a team in my division has wasted time, money, and draft picks, on a player whose career is about to be over. Even if the neck injury isnt career threatening I doubt Pacman makes the final roster cut next year.

  83. Cowboysmitty9 says: Dec 10, 2008 5:44 PM

    dustin_chandler Im glad someone agrees with me

  84. dustin_chandler says: Dec 10, 2008 5:44 PM

    If Karma is a bitch.. like most of you are saying…
    then you can also expect a broken neck in a year or two for talking about another human being in this way.
    you make me sick.

  85. Cowboysmitty9 says: Dec 10, 2008 5:46 PM

    I agree with ya Vox. They dont give a crap about the bouncer. They just want to use it to bash the Boyz. What do you think about my earlier comment?

  86. BuckFutter says: Dec 10, 2008 5:47 PM

    “Cowboysmitty9 says:
    I know some of you dont want him to play football anymore but wishing harm on another human being is one of the worst things a person could do.”
    I assume that you are suggesting that worse that two things above “wishing harm on another human being” are first, doing harm to another human being, and then initiating someone else to cause harm to another human being. Right? Goes without saying, I assume.

  87. WorldChampionBears2008 says: Dec 10, 2008 5:51 PM

    Karma is a mofo!!
    The strippers all around the world unite to Pop Champagne!!!

  88. TeflonDon says: Dec 10, 2008 5:53 PM

    Hey, look, I can say “karma,” too! See how smart I am?! I understand this concept!
    I’ll start by saying I don’t like the guy either, but none of you were present for any of Pacman’s f-up’s, nor do you know the circumstances at the time or what actually transpired. You’ll cast stones, as people tend to do, but none of you (including myself) are in any position…after all, if you’re religious (I’m not, but many of you are, I assume), the theory goes that sin is sin, and no one transgression is ultimately worse than another.
    Now just imagine if the shoe were on the other foot, a.k.a. you were talented enough at ANYTHING to warrant having your screw-ups aired publicly. Then you almost get paralyzed. You would be laughed at and mocked and people would be thanking GOD this happened to you. I certainly wouldn’t wish that on anyone, but my guess is that you’d be some form of devastated when reading those things.
    Now THAT would be karma.
    Hypocrites.

  89. mrmagoo says: Dec 10, 2008 5:58 PM

    Vox Veritas says:
    December 10th, 2008 at 5:37 pm
    Gotta love the hate. C’mon, you guys don’t give a shit about any bouncer. I’d bet $100 that none of you haters even know his name without looking it up. His name is Tommy Urbanski. You’re just happy because it’s a Dallas Cowboy that got hurt. Karma cuts both ways, bitches.
    _______________
    It being about him being a Dallas Cowboy is a little delusion you concocted. While it was a valiant attempt you may now return your regularly scheduled programming.

  90. inmymind says: Dec 10, 2008 6:01 PM

    dustin_C, you make me sick. Karma isnt wished upon someone, it is a thought that what comes around goes around. IN this instance the fact that a neck injury could end his career like it did for the bouncer in LV is an obvious connection. I suppose those who get angry at the idea of karma is someone who could potential have something coming to them down the road. As for Jones, i’d be glad just to have him out of the spotlight. No more suspension, no more articles. Does anyone know how long of a contract he signed? He probably will get injury settlement from an insurance company and team, no less then the value of his contract. It actually might work out well for him.

  91. Vox Veritas says: Dec 10, 2008 6:04 PM

    “I do find it funny that a team in my division has wasted time, money, and draft picks, on a player whose career is about to be over.”
    Every team does this all the time, and they usually spend more. Giants and Plastico Burress is a good example. Redskins and… man, how much has Dan Snyder wasted on guys like Archuleta? And the Eagles? How long do you think Broderick Bunkley’s gonna last?

  92. mrmagoo says: Dec 10, 2008 6:05 PM

    dallas1966 says:
    December 10th, 2008 at 4:13 pm
    why did the refs not call james harrison for spearing pacman when he muffed the punt against the steelers. the steelers stated they was after pacman, should could hear it over the audio, when the hit was made. in addition, pacman was pulled from the pile by his arm by a steelers player and no flag. the ref was terrible in this game. if you look at the video of when pacman muffed the punt you can clearly see harrison helmet first spearing pacman in the head while he was he was down. the steelers was out to hurt pacman and they succeeded. man this is sicknening.
    _____________________
    I agree with you the refs were terrible.
    T.O. spent the second half with his hand inside Ike Taylor’s face mask and there was a ton of extra-curricular stuff the Cowboys got away with. You saw that too, right?

  93. nps6724 says: Dec 10, 2008 6:07 PM

    All the Cowgirl fans are out in force I see. Go bitch to Jerry about this injury. If he didn’t have Goodell in his pocket, Pacman would still be healthy sitting at home.

  94. svnrdr says: Dec 10, 2008 6:07 PM

    Vox Veritas says:
    December 10th, 2008 at 5:37 pm
    Gotta love the hate. C’mon, you guys don’t give a shit about any bouncer. I’d bet $100 that none of you haters even know his name without looking it up. His name is Tommy Urbanski. You’re just happy because it’s a Dallas Cowboy that got hurt. Karma cuts both ways, bitches.
    ——————————————————————–
    Gee Vox, when did you start acting like a patriot’s fan?
    It’s not hate for the Cowboys, it is hate for some dumb-ass thug who continues to get chance after chance in the NFL…If the Jerry Jones did not EMPLOY Pacman by CHOICE, your beloved Coyboys would not be getting all this flack.

  95. BuckFutter says: Dec 10, 2008 6:07 PM

    Wow, I probably should have proofread that last post.
    “BuckFutter says (in additiont to “I’m retarded”):
    December 10th, 2008 at 5:47 pm
    I assume that you are suggesting that worse that two things above “wishing harm on another human being” are first, doing harm to another human being, and then initiating someone else to cause harm to another human being. Right? Goes without saying, I assume.”
    I meant “instigate” not “initiate” and as for that first sentence….your guess is as good as mine.

  96. dean2512 says: Dec 10, 2008 6:18 PM

    Just as well, he would surely be in trouble again.

  97. mskrs says: Dec 10, 2008 6:19 PM

    Cowboysmitty9 wrote: “you people should be ashamed of yourselves for wanting him to be seriously hurt like that and especially you Dirty_Waters for wanting him to have a life threatening injury”
    Familiar foe, huh? That guy is just being true to his screename. I feel awful about what happened to Andre Waters after his career was over, but apparently there is some consensus that Mr. Waters was one of the dirtiest, most malicious players who ever put on a uniform. I wasn’t watching football during Waters’ heyday, but I recently saw the way in which Mark Schlereth singled out Andre Waters for his maliciousness and it left a distinct impression.

  98. Vox Veritas says: Dec 10, 2008 6:20 PM

    “The strippers all around the world unite to Pop Champagne!!!”
    Tell your sister I said hi.

  99. mskrs says: Dec 10, 2008 6:20 PM

    Cowboysmitty again: “I agree with ya Vox. They dont give a crap about the bouncer.”
    Y’all need to stop being self-absorbed Cowboys fans. I know it’s hard, but try.

  100. Vox Veritas says: Dec 10, 2008 6:23 PM

    Sure Buckfutter, Pacman’s gonna get a guy to shoot another guy then he’s gonna get the police involved. Makes sense to a clueless hater that can’t nut up enough to just admit that he’s a hater that’s perfectly willing to manufacture a reason, I guess.

  101. svnrdr says: Dec 10, 2008 6:24 PM

    TeflonDon says:
    December 10th, 2008 at 5:53 pm
    Hey, look, I can say “karma,” too! See how smart I am?! I understand this concept!
    I’ll start by saying I don’t like the guy either, but none of you were present for any of Pacman’s f-up’s, nor do you know the circumstances at the time or what actually transpired. You’ll cast stones, as people tend to do, but none of you (including myself) are in any position…after all, if you’re religious (I’m not, but many of you are, I assume), the theory goes that sin is sin, and no one transgression is ultimately worse than another.
    Now just imagine if the shoe were on the other foot, a.k.a. you were talented enough at ANYTHING to warrant having your screw-ups aired publicly. Then you almost get paralyzed. You would be laughed at and mocked and people would be thanking GOD this happened to you. I certainly wouldn’t wish that on anyone, but my guess is that you’d be some form of devastated when reading those things.
    Now THAT would be karma.
    Hypocrites.
    ———————————————————————
    For that matter, I guess we are not sure you actually typed this post because we were not present to personally witness you doing so…

  102. TheDPR says: Dec 10, 2008 6:39 PM

    His mediocre play will not be missed in the league. If it wasn’t for some flashy kick returns in college and an idiotic nickname the guy would barely be on people’s radar.

  103. vegas42 says: Dec 10, 2008 6:43 PM

    Vox…we’re all very surprised you belittle anyone who is pointing out a bouncer was left in Pac’s wake. Some of us live in Vegas and keep up with weekly updates about what is happening in Mr. Urbanski’s life, so yes…some of us DO care. This has nothing to do with the Cowboys. It has to do with Pac…whether in TN or Dallas…being a piece of garbage. If he wasn’t on the Cowboys, you’d be screaming for him to be tossed out on his ass, too.
    Teflon…”screwups”? Really?!? That’s what you call…how many arrests since he’s been in the league? Screwups are sleeping in late, getting a speeding ticket, etc. Starting a near riot that led to a club getting shot up, then repeatedly getting in trouble even after that…that’s more than “screwups.” Keep enabling him by minimizing what he does. He’s partly the way he is because of all the enablers he’s had in his life…

  104. ABROWNSFAN says: Dec 10, 2008 6:45 PM

    So? Just him being around puts innocent lives in danger.

  105. mskrs says: Dec 10, 2008 6:49 PM

    BuckFutter wrote: “Really? You REALLY think that? You realize that football is most likely the only thing that has kept this hoodrat SOMEWHAT in check, right? He’s going to flame out quick and hard once he actually has to work for a living. He’s been suspended repeatedly, and never learned any semblence of a lesson….you think this is going to be some divining moment?”
    I agree with this to a large degree. First of all – possibly the only reason why Pacman isn’t in jail (or worse) is because his athletic talent “bailed him out”, so to speak – and some powerful interests (Univ. of West Virginia, for example) were working in his favor to try to minimize his self-destructive traits and to keep the law at bay. College football (and later the NFL) have provided Pacman a “cushion” that has softened the blows from his mistakes – which he could have used to “buy some time” to reform himself before it was too late. The average troubled person like Pacman is not provided with these cushions: thus getting much less room for error as they have a harder, faster freefall in life.
    And I’ve noticed that the NFL has some good programs and support structures in place which provide these players great opportunities for growth and self-improvement – smart players can really take advantage of these programs, and use their time in the NFL to become better people. (Kudos to the people who have implemented and who run these programs, btw.) These programs have been widely available to Pacman: what is going to happen when he no longer has access to these support programs?

  106. mborz says: Dec 10, 2008 6:51 PM

    [Vox said: You’re just happy because it’s a Dallas Cowboy that got hurt.]
    First off, I don’t think it’s cool that he’s hurt, and I don’t think it’s cool for anyone to celebrate it.
    But get real. People are just saying these things because he’s a Cowboy? Really? You don’t think his past has anything to do with it? Would people say the same things if it were Romo? Or Staubach? Of course not.
    Way to keep “spreading the truth”.

  107. bigfog says: Dec 10, 2008 6:55 PM

    No worries for Pac, he’s got that degree from WVU to fall back on….or maybe not.

  108. WEAVE34 says: Dec 10, 2008 7:38 PM

    Remember, when dealing with Pac-man, paralysis occurs only in the “Red Light District” not the “Red zone”

  109. BuckFutter says: Dec 10, 2008 7:50 PM

    “Vox Veritas says:
    December 10th, 2008 at 6:23 pm
    Sure Buckfutter, Pacman’s gonna get a guy to shoot another guy then he’s gonna get the police involved. Makes sense to a clueless hater that can’t nut up enough to just admit that he’s a hater that’s perfectly willing to manufacture a reason, I guess.”
    Mm….ok. I hate Pacman. I think he’s a scumbag who has pissed an amazing opportunity that a lot of people would kill for (or paralyze for)…..I despised him when he was getting away with shit in Tennessee, and I truly hope his career is over because he’s a piece of shit. I really wish the end of his career was coupled with a jail stay, rather than a bittersweet – he – deserved – some – kind – of – punishment – and – I – guess – karma – will – have – to – do ending. If you’re suggesting I despise the guy because he’s a Cowboy, you’d be wrong….however, it is definately fitting (and unsurprising) that that is where his pathetic career (hopefully) ended.

  110. brauneyz says: Dec 10, 2008 7:58 PM

    Pacman’s career is threatened and that’s karma? Tommy Brady gets his knees ‘blowed out’ and that’s karma? WTF is wrong with you guys?
    More proof that our schools do not stress critical thinking skills…

  111. steelerfan9598 says: Dec 10, 2008 8:18 PM

    Not any more career threatening than his preexisting brain damage. By the way, people always get pulled off of piles. I don’t think he was injured being ‘violently’ pulled from the pile. They get pulled out so everyone can see who has the ball. Happens all the time. Silly argument.

  112. Clayton Bigsby says: Dec 10, 2008 8:27 PM

    Welcome to my world Pacman. – Aaron Cudworth

  113. EskinSux says: Dec 10, 2008 8:29 PM

    Damn…..107 comments……..104 or so saying Pac is a waste, and the mandatory Vox defending anything the Skeltaor does……Can you say man crush?

  114. EskinSux says: Dec 10, 2008 8:31 PM

    I think Roy E Williams body is numb too……….Cause he sure as hell hasn’t done a damn thing……..

  115. emoser says: Dec 10, 2008 8:31 PM

    Hey, did anyone mention karma yet?

  116. Rivet says: Dec 10, 2008 8:39 PM

    “This man has no luck. I wish him the best, so much potential wasted if this ends his career. ”
    Huh? No Luck? People make their own luck, good and bad. More like no brains. If he hadn’t hit the genetic lottery with his physical skills he’d either be looking at being out 2013 with good behavior, and a cellmate that looks like Mr Clean, or be taking a dirt nap in a horizontal phone booth.
    He’s like one of those goobers in a bad country song whining that the world’s got it our for him just cause they’re a habitual criminal.
    And as for the injury, it just keeps him out of the NFL. Probably wouldn’t disqualify him for doing something else to keep him gainfully employed. His brains and his attitude will take care of disqualifying him for that.
    Finally, if there is anything karmic about this, the injury will make him sterile and impotent, so the world won’t have any Little Pacmans making it rain in 2030.

  117. emoser says: Dec 10, 2008 8:39 PM

    Cowboysmitty9 says:
    December 10th, 2008 at 5:30 pm
    I know some of you dont want him to play football anymore but wishing harm on another human being is one of the worst things a person could do.
    ————————————-
    And where exactly does this blanket rule come from? There are plenty of people out there that I wish harm on and I sleep pretty well at night (how’s bin laden for an example?). And no, I’m not saying the two are in any way on the same level, but I’ll be damned if I have to feel bad about him (potentially) losing an opportunity that he never deserved in the first place.

  118. Southernboi727 says: Dec 10, 2008 8:42 PM

    What is wrong with people? Some of these comments are just rude. Hope Pacman is okay.

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