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Pacman Appeal Hearing Set For May 11

(AP) NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Titans cornerback Adam "Pacman" Jones will meet with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell on May 11 to appeal his season-long suspension.

NFL spokesman Greg Aiello said the appeal hearing will be in New York, but the exact location has not been determined.

This will be the second time Jones will meet with Goodell since April 3. The commissioner needed only a week after that hearing to suspend Jones for the 2007 season, with a chance to have his case reviewed after the Titans' 10th game. Goodell also suspended Cincinnati receiver Chris Henry for eight games.

Jones, who sent in his appeal last weekend, has said his punishment was a little too harsh. The suspension came for conduct detrimental to the league, after Jones was questioned by police in 10 separate incidents and was arrested five times since the Titans drafted him in April 2005.

In the latest incident, Las Vegas police recommended felony and misdemeanor charges against Jones after a fight and shooting at a strip club that paralyzed one man during the NBA All-Star weekend. But the prosecutor asked the police to continue the investigation.

The cornerback was Tennessee's best defensive player in 2006 with four interceptions, and he led the NFL in punt return average with three touchdowns.

The Titans have said Jones must clean up his off-field behavior while they try to decide if they want to keep him. They used their top draft pick on Texas safety Michael Griffin last weekend, and he worked at cornerback Friday at rookie orientation.

(Copyright 2007 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

 

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Stories:

2007

6/19 Police: Shooting Involved Pacman's Entourage
6/13 Police Will Take Case To Vegas Prosecutors
6/12 Pacman Jones Drops Appeal

5/21 Commissioner Could Lift Pacman's Suspension
5/15 Pacman Waits On Commissioner's Decision
5/11 Pacman's Appeal Hearing Ends
5/11 Pacman Appeals Length Of Suspension
5/04 Pacman Appeal Hearing Set For May 11

4/28 Victim Recounts Shooting, Feelings About Pacman
4/10 NFL Suspends Pacman Jones For 2007 Season
4/05 Pacman Speaks About Commissioner Meeting
4/04 Pacman Charges On Hold
4/03 Pacman Fan Club Maintains Support

3/28 Pacman's Attorneys Speak Up About Troubles
3/27 Pacman's Mom Stands By Her Son
3/26 Vegas Police Recommend Charges For Pacman
3/26 NFL Crackdown May Effect Pacman Jones
3/15
Anti-Pacman Site Draws Attention To Titan
3/15 Boys and Girls Clubs Not Affiliated With New Pacman Web Site
3/12 Club Owner Threatened After Pacman Accusations
3/12
Pacman Assaulted At Bowling Alley
3/13 Knife Suspect Goes To Court
3/10 Man Confronts Pacman With Knife At Bowling Alley
3/09 Fisher And Attorney Answer Pacman Questions
3/09
Nashville Radio Listeners Hear Jones' Side From Attorneys
3/01 Pacman Faces Felony Charges In Georgia

2/28
Recordings Link Pacman To Drug Dealer
2/27 Drug Dealer's Recorded Calls Mention Pacman's Troubles
2/26
Club Says Death Threats Made After Shootings
2/23 Jones Retains Another Attorney
2/21 Strip Club Owner Disputes Pacman's Lawyer
2/24 Titans GM: It's Possible `Pacman' Won't Be On 2007 Roster
2/23
Pacman's Role In Shooting, Punishment Unclear
2/20 Vegas Police Talk To Pacman About Shooting
2/20 Vegas PD Seize $81,000 From Pacman
2/02 Judge Dismisses Assault Charge Titans Cornerback
2/01 Titans' Jones Found Not Guilty, Case Dismissed

1/11 Pacman Jones Appears In Court

2006

12/18/06 Pacman Jones' Court Date Rescheduled
12/18/06 PacMan Buys Seized Cadillac

11/17/06
Titans Cornerback Appeared in Court
11/01/06 Pacman Suspended From Sunday's Game

10/30/06 Titans Cornerback Accused of Assaulting a Student

09/19/06
Titans' Pacman Jones Arrested Again


Video Clips:

3/11Man Confronts Pacman With Knife At Bowling Alley
3/09Unclear If Pacman Disclosed Ga. Arrests To Titans
2/27Recordings Link Pacman To Drug Dealer
2/27Drug Dealer's Recorded Calls Mention Pacman's Troubles

2/23Club Owner Threatened After Pacman Accusations
2/23Pacman's Punishment Unclear If Involved In Shooting
2/23Club's Bouncer Puts Blame On Pacman
2/22Strip Club Owner Disputes Pacman's Lawyer

2/20Vegas Police Want To Talk To Pacman About Shooting
2/01Titans' Jones Found Not Guilty, Case Dismissed

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