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Tuesday, March 9, 2010
Pacquiao comes bearing gift for Jones

By Calvin Watkins

GRAPEVINE, Texas -- Manny Pacquiao wanted to take care of Jerry Jones on Tuesday afternoon.

Jerry Jones
Manny Pacquiao helped ease Jerry Jones' wine woes with a message in a bottle.
So before a quick workout at the Gaylord Texan Convention center, Pacquiao gave Jones a bottle of wine.

It wasn't just any bottle of wine.

At the NFL scouting combine two weeks ago, Saints coach Sean Payton took a bottle of wine reserved for Jones at a trendy restaurant in Indianapolis.

Payton wrote a note taunting Jones about the Saints' Super Bowl victory and left it in place of a bottle of Caymus Special Selection -- a cabernet sauvignon.

Well, Pacquiao replaced the bottle Payton jokingly took.

As Jones and Pacquiao posed for pictures, Jones patted the bottle and said, "We had a great time with this one once."