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Judge allows Jones to enter treatment program after drug arrest

Updated: October 13, 2008, 5:04 PM ET
Associated Press

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. -- With a smattering of applause, a judge Monday accepted Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Matt Jones into a drug treatment program that could erase a felony cocaine charge against the former Arkansas star.

The former Razorbacks quarterback must participate in NFL-sponsored substance-abuse counseling and random drug testing through the end of the football season before returning to Fayetteville to complete the intervention program, Judge Mary Ann Gunn said.

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