Shocked Johnny Jolly Sits, Waits, Hopes for NFL Reinstatement

It’s been two years since Johnny Jolly last played in the NFL. After multiple drug possession arrests and convictions as he fought a codeine addiction, Jolly sat in a jail cell last November facing another 6 years in prison. Having received some breaks from the judicial system previously, Jolly would receive what will hopefully prove […]

Former Packers DE Johnny Jolly Gets Early Release From Prison

Johnny Jolly, a former defensive end for the Green Bay Packers, has been released from prison and given 10 years of “shock” probation by a judge in Houston, Texas. ┬áThis comes after serving only six months of a six-year sentence for numerous charges related to the controlled substance Codeine. While I’m no legal expert, “shock” […]

Green Bay Packer Johnny Jolly Suspended: A Blessing in Disguise?

Green Bay Packers defensive lineman Johnny Jolly was suspended by the NFL “indefinitely” today. He will not be eligible for reinstatement until after the 2010 season. All this two weeks before he stands trial on felony drug charges. My first reaction was that the NFL knows something we don’t. And now, news is leaking out that Jolly was suspended for violating the NFL’s Substance Abuse Policy. As far as what do the Packers do now, I say no worries…