Titans to Pacman: No Wrestling

Team files court order, citing NFL contract clause forbidding hazardous conduct
By Jesse Andrews,  Newser Staff
Posted Aug 11, 2007 8:43 AM CDT
Titans to Pacman: No Wrestling
Tennessee Titans cornerback Adam "Pacman" Jones, second from left, walks past television cameras as he leaves General Sessions Court in Murfreesboro, Tenn., Thursday, July 5, 2007. Jones must wait to see how felony charges filed against him in Las Vegas are handled before a Tennessee court rules on...   (Associated Press)

Wayward Titans cornerback Adam "Pacman" Jones has struck a deal with the team that will keep him from pursuing his pro wrestling career. A county judge must sign off on the deal, which supersedes a temporary restraining order issued on the team's behalf yesterday that forbids Jones from participating in a match tomorrow, the Tennessean reports.

Wrestling syndicate Total Nonstop Action may now have a bone to pick with the suspended star. He has been expected to make his debut in tomorrow's pay-per-view event, but TNA's website says only that he will appear. A standard NFL contract clause prohibits players from doing anything that poses "a significant risk of personal injury." (Read more NFL stories.)

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