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Jones released day early from jail

Updated: March 14, 2009, 5:02 PM ET
Associated Press

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Matt Jones has been released a day early from a weeklong stay in jail for drinking beer in violation of his plea agreement for a drug charge.

The sheriff's department says Jones was freed Saturday. At a hearing Monday, Jones was ordered to stay in jail until Sunday after asking to be locked up rather than spending six weeks in a treatment facility.

Jones failed a drug and alcohol screening. He told the judge he drank beer while ...

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