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Pacman Jones to cop: “I hope you die . . . You’re gonna be out of a job”

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Bengals cornerback Adam “Pacman” Jones unleashed profane tirade on the Cincinnati police officer who arrested him on charges of obstructing official business, disorderly conduct, and assault three weeks ago.

Video from the officer’s car, obtained by TMZ, show Jones repeatedly calling the officer “a b–tch a– ni—-” and seeming to try to intimidate the officer.

“I hope you die tomorrow,” Jones said. “You’re gonna be out of a job tomorrow.”

The officer is not out of a job, but Jones might be soon. The arrest in and of itself was a strike against Jones, who has a significant history of off-field trouble. But when a player’s bad act is caught on video, it makes it much harder for a team to ignore.

There’s also the reality that Jones will turn 34 this year and has a $6.3 million base salary that the Bengals can clear off their books by cutting him. Although Jones started all 16 games in 2016, the Bengals may want to cut him purely for reasons related to age and the salary cap.

So regardless of how the legal case against Jones plays out, it wouldn’t be surprising if he has played his last game in Cincinnati. The Cincinnati Police Department probably wouldn’t mind that.

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75 Responses to “Pacman Jones to cop: “I hope you die . . . You’re gonna be out of a job””
  1. dawgturd says: Jan 23, 2017 5:54 PM

    I’m not surprised at all. Jones is trash. Can’t wait till he’s out of football and in jail somewhere, where he belongs.

  2. ajgreenhof says: Jan 23, 2017 5:54 PM

    “So regardless of how the legal case against Jones plays out, it wouldn’t be surprising if he has played his last game in Cincinnati.”

    Man I sure hope so. Need more AJ Greens on the team and less of the Jones type.

  3. shaggytoodle says: Jan 23, 2017 5:57 PM

    What are things you shouldn’t say to Police Officer, Alex

  4. futures44 says: Jan 23, 2017 5:58 PM

    Don’t worry Marvin Lewis loves these guys. Yes that Lewis, that never won a playoff game. Cincinnati has become the joke. Get rid of Jones and Lewis.

  5. mongobo says: Jan 23, 2017 5:59 PM

    I get letting the legal process running its course. However, this guy has repeatedly demonstrated a level of character worthy of dismissal. Feel good about giving him the opportunity, but cut him and be done with it.

  6. tjacks7 says: Jan 23, 2017 5:59 PM

    This guy deserves to be banned from the league. Another baffling mismanagement job by Sir Roger.

  7. harrisonhits2 says: Jan 23, 2017 6:00 PM

    Yes because calling a cop a b*tch, racial slurs and other insults always gets the officer to cooperate with you.


    PacMan makes a piece of wood look intelligent in comparison. At least the piece of wood would have kept its mouth shut.

  8. kcchefs58 says: Jan 23, 2017 6:01 PM

    Jerry Jones thinks he’s a leader

  9. sideserfcakestudio says: Jan 23, 2017 6:01 PM

    Somewhere Terrelle Pryor is drinking his tea

  10. steelerfan63 says: Jan 23, 2017 6:01 PM

    Sounds like a contract extension is due for the pac-man.LOL

  11. dispozblcopy says: Jan 23, 2017 6:02 PM

    He was looking in the prowler mirror when he said “You’re gonna be out of a job tomorrow.”

  12. mrstinkypants says: Jan 23, 2017 6:02 PM

    Dude just doesn’t learn

  13. 1pavikingfan says: Jan 23, 2017 6:08 PM

    Looks like Pac Man and Kaepernick will be finalists for an Espy Award !!!

  14. Jay "Interception" Cutler says: Jan 23, 2017 6:08 PM

    Fire marvin Lewis

  15. keepingitrealdumb says: Jan 23, 2017 6:09 PM

    it aint no sin to go to no scrip club

  16. bishopbengals says: Jan 23, 2017 6:09 PM

    Gotta cut him. No room for this sort of behavior. Completely unacceptable.

  17. bigdog2372 says: Jan 23, 2017 6:09 PM

    Speaking of out of a job. Can’t the league ban this guy indefinitely and just be done with it? I’m all for 2nd or even 3rd chances but this guy has had enough chances for a dozen guys. Over him.

  18. seatownballers says: Jan 23, 2017 6:12 PM

    Sorry folks, but it isn’t worth the salary to be a police officer any more. This cop was just doing his job, and look at stuff he deals with. No thanks, but I do appreciate the service

  19. pftisawful says: Jan 23, 2017 6:12 PM

    Can u imagine a prominent white player using that language and it’s caught on tape?

  20. greenlargo says: Jan 23, 2017 6:15 PM

    Kaepernick is jealous. His little display of disrespecting the cops just gotbtotally upstaged.

  21. stillabengalsfan says: Jan 23, 2017 6:16 PM

    So regardless of how the legal case against Jones plays out, it wouldn’t be surprising if he has played his last game in Cincinnati.


    Clearly you don’t understand how Mike Brown feels about a signed contract. If Jones is allowed to play, by the league, he will play out his deal in Cincy. Not saying I agree with it, that’s just how it is.

  22. patsfan1820 says: Jan 23, 2017 6:23 PM

    Why does it seem like Pacman Jones is always in the news for something stupid? It’s like he never takes a day off from being a scum bag.

  23. carloswlassiter says: Jan 23, 2017 6:23 PM

    I’m afraid this guy’s story isn’t going to end well.

  24. cobrala2 says: Jan 23, 2017 6:28 PM

    We have a zero tolerance policy regarding players who threaten police officers.

    (OK, wait and count down from 10… 9… 8…)

    Adam Jones, we would like to extend your contract.

    Oh wait, this is the Bungles I’m talking about, NOT the Giants, silly me…

  25. tg1896 says: Jan 23, 2017 6:29 PM

    I’m going way out on a limb and guessing that he wasn’t nominated for the Walter Payton Man of the Year Award.

  26. badmude says: Jan 23, 2017 6:33 PM

    Aqib Talib…um..I mean Pacman needs to realize playing in the NFL is a privilege not a right.
    He needs the league, not the other way around.
    Get him out of the league.
    And it wasn’t a mistake… Both those jerks need to be 86’d

  27. skinnypigeon says: Jan 23, 2017 6:33 PM

    Talib will be his cell mate.

  28. fredegrar says: Jan 23, 2017 6:43 PM

    Was just looking at his stats for the year… 54 tackles, 7 passes defended, 1 INT. Those stats are neither great or horrible; but then I saw that they had him on punt return duty, and out of 10 tries he muffed 3 of them. Ouch.

  29. chuckdizzlewhut says: Jan 23, 2017 6:48 PM

    I’m incredibly surprised and outrage. When and where is the inevitable protest planned against this despicable action against a police officer?

    Oh wait – never mind. This doesn’t fit the agenda.

    Oh wait – it may add to the argument that we may have a different problem.

    Oh wait – we may find out that this problem is a more purgative issue than the other one.

    We should probably just clear this from our consciousness as though it’s not even an issue.

    There we go – let’s continue with the dialogue as we were.

    Whew that was close – almost had to acknowledge some facts.

    That could have been a disaster.

    Carry on now.

  30. simplec72 says: Jan 23, 2017 6:57 PM

    Anyone surprised that this guy has the Cowboys on his resume?

  31. jvw1982 says: Jan 23, 2017 6:58 PM

    That was nothing, I liked his rant about Joey Porter much better…..dude is just a bad guy, doubt he did anything wrong or those cops would of put a beat down on him….lets wait to hear what happened….

  32. bemylovetractor says: Jan 23, 2017 6:59 PM

    What is really sad and disbelieving, he will be playing next year for some team in the NFL.

  33. rcali says: Jan 23, 2017 7:00 PM

    “We have to hire this guy for our show!”
    Lorne Michaels.

  34. xtutx says: Jan 23, 2017 7:20 PM

    I still can’t get over how Pac Mans smashing of Amari Cooper’s head was brushed over so lightly by the league.

  35. charger383 says: Jan 23, 2017 7:22 PM

    what you wish on others often happens to you

  36. reg290 says: Jan 23, 2017 7:22 PM

    I’ve always liked this guy……

  37. mazenblue says: Jan 23, 2017 7:24 PM

    That incident, that one single moment was more important than the base salary of $6.3 million. Same culture that kills over Jordans and willing to spends life in prison for them….SMDH

  38. tylawspick6 says: Jan 23, 2017 7:37 PM

    goodell is such a loser allowing this
    piece of human excrement back in the league

    well, goodell is a piece of excrement, too

  39. charliecharger says: Jan 23, 2017 7:39 PM

    Owners like Jerry Jones and Mike Brown, who are hands on owners and are involved in every aspect of player personnel, seem to gravitate toward this type of character. Make no mistake about who’s calling the shots in Cincinnati.

  40. nbooat says: Jan 23, 2017 7:41 PM

    He was a good player until last year-He was HORRIBLE!!!! He was never a good human being!!! Cut him, now!!!

  41. seanx40 says: Jan 23, 2017 7:46 PM

    And this how we, and the NFL say goodbye to Pacman Jones. Nice knowing you.
    The next we hear of him is when he is sentenced for his next felony

  42. kcflake says: Jan 23, 2017 8:00 PM

    How is jones allowed to be in the NFL. Any coach or organization with morals would have kicked him to the curb by now. Not marvin lewis and the Bengals. It is fine with them that jones has had multiple run in with the law.

  43. thereving7 says: Jan 23, 2017 8:08 PM

    I think it’s time for the Bengals to show the league and football fans they are trying to change. They need to suspend him or cut him for good. Even though it will hurt the defense, a statement could speak volume in the locker room.

  44. brucetrimble says: Jan 23, 2017 8:10 PM

    He does not deserve to be in the NFL.

  45. thereving7 says: Jan 23, 2017 8:11 PM

    I mean I can tolerate a semi dirty player on the football field, because they are paid to play at high intensity with aggression, but if these guys act like this out in society, they’ve crossed the line

  46. stonedwhitetrash says: Jan 23, 2017 8:24 PM

    Pacman was just caught up in the moment.

  47. jkb0162 says: Jan 23, 2017 8:31 PM

    The Pac was always a wordsmith. I miss his witty reparte’

  48. BED MAN OKC says: Jan 23, 2017 8:46 PM

    I’m starting to have reservations about Adam and his character.

  49. reddzen says: Jan 23, 2017 8:52 PM

    pftisawful says:
    Jan 23, 2017 6:12 PM
    Can u imagine a prominent white player using that language and it’s caught on tape?


    Yes I can. Happened to Riley Cooper of the Eagles if I recall, and he is still in the league. Free agent but he played for a couple of years after the incident and remains un-retired, waiting for that call.

    But to all the posters who (thankfully) didn’t make this about race and instead about the a-hole’s behavior (which it should be), I hope he doesn’t get the Riley Cooper treatment. I hope he gets cut, banned, and ridiculed. Not because of one incident, but because this guy clearly proves he cannot represent his employers in a suitable fashion. Shield needs to deal rather than worrying about excessive celebrations.

  50. motsuret06 says: Jan 23, 2017 8:57 PM

    Pacman Jones will soon be history for the Bengals and the NFL. No class tango hotel uniform golf.

  51. abninf says: Jan 23, 2017 8:57 PM

    Next thing ya know he’ll be wearing socks depicting police as pigs.

  52. shoesfinest says: Jan 23, 2017 9:04 PM

    Look we all know that Bengals President Mike Brown will keep the guy. Mike Brown never has had the courage to do what is right. Which is exactly why Marvin Lewis still has a job.

  53. natijim235 says: Jan 23, 2017 9:05 PM

    I as big a bengal fan as you’ll find and have always believed give these guys benefit of doubt but the audio of this is disgusting and total disrespect of authority. if the bengals and marvin lewis try to stick up for this guy i’m done supoorting the organization. The audio is out and
    he needs to be released TOMORROW MIKE BROWN AND MARVIN LEWIS!

  54. bengaljames75 says: Jan 23, 2017 9:07 PM

    So I guess you are saying that he will be playing in Pittsburgh next year? You know the Rodney’s will get him out of any kind of trouble he might get in there.

  55. vituperator says: Jan 23, 2017 9:07 PM

    I think the fair thing is to give Pacman one more chance.

  56. mcmccii says: Jan 23, 2017 9:09 PM

    Cops don’t even get fire for murdering people, and Jones thinks he can get one fired?
    Strongest union in America, pal. Good luck!

  57. orange and blue own the nfl says: Jan 23, 2017 9:20 PM

    Trump’s gonna put an end to this kind of crap, just ask Brady.

  58. jbraider says: Jan 23, 2017 9:23 PM

    xtutx says:
    Jan 23, 2017 7:20 PM

    I still can’t get over how Pac Mans smashing of Amari Cooper’s head was brushed over so lightly by the league.
    Have you never seen a Raiders game before?

  59. thirdand43 says: Jan 23, 2017 9:33 PM

    I wonder if PacMan needs the $6 million salary next year.

  60. tjdvikes says: Jan 23, 2017 9:40 PM

    What a despicable turd.

  61. onebuffalove716 says: Jan 23, 2017 9:42 PM

    Didn’t he say something to the effect of “when the truth comes out blah blah blah????

    Dude paralyzed someone with his actions.. forget football, why is he not in jail?

  62. jerruhjones says: Jan 23, 2017 9:59 PM

    Let’s recap…you can abuse children, women and police….but don’t you dare smoke any weed!

  63. margoadams says: Jan 23, 2017 10:07 PM

    Multi Million Dollar Year Long Investigation Needed Resulting in a 4 Game Suspension $1M Fine & the Loss of a 1st and 4th Round Draft Pick.

  64. margoadams says: Jan 23, 2017 10:09 PM

    More probable than not deflating footballs = death penalty. Abusing women, children, cops = Pro Bowl.

  65. bemylovetractor says: Jan 23, 2017 10:15 PM

    Pac is a decent dude. This is all Goodell’s fault! Right, fan girls?

  66. hexy27 says: Jan 23, 2017 11:31 PM

    Full season suspension and forfeit a 1st round pick as repeat offenders.

  67. defscottyb says: Jan 24, 2017 12:14 AM

    Wild Animal

  68. maverick2560 says: Jan 24, 2017 12:25 AM

    I have to say I have seen Pacman out and about. He always is friendly and actually very patient and accommodating to fans. He always seems to enjoy talking to fans and I haven’t seen him say no.
    Obviously if true, his statements were way out of line, however, I have to say it isn’t how we fans have seen him behave here for several years.
    Perhaps a 2 game suspension and some counseling classes will be the
    best for all. In Pittsburgh, Porter seemed to get less.

  69. Should I Be Offended by Redskins? says: Jan 24, 2017 1:03 AM

    Bengals keep Bengalin’

  70. jocko1181 says: Jan 24, 2017 7:08 AM

    Cut. Him. Now.

  71. yunkerimages says: Jan 24, 2017 8:05 AM

    I am sure at the last minute, because he is an athlete, there will be a deal and charges dropped. And Mr. Jones, please make the check out to…

  72. TheDPR says: Jan 24, 2017 8:51 AM

    He’s been allowed to behave like this his entire career because he used to be a good football player. Now that he’s mediocre on his best days it will be much easier to let him go. That’s the #integrity of today’s NFL.

  73. irishmanknowsall says: Jan 24, 2017 9:49 AM

    If a player can be suspended four games for an act he was never proven to have committed, what will the penalty be for such off the field behavior as this? Contract extentsion?

  74. timmylaz99 says: Jan 24, 2017 11:05 AM

    Wow Pacman, I guess that you must have given the alt-facts when you said you would be cleared once the video came out.

  75. John Harbaugh Is A Sad Whiney Middle Aged Woman says: Jan 24, 2017 12:07 PM

    Just wait, within 3 years of being out of the league (which will probably be before the next season starts), he’ll either be completely broke, in jail, or both. You just can’t change some Bengals stripes, the entire organization is classless and rotten to the core and it shows in their players.

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