GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Former Packers defensive lineman Johnny Jolly is apparently quite low on the priority list of NFL commissioner Roger Goodell.
With Goodell in Green Bay for the Packers' training camp practice Wednesday morning as part of his brief preseason tour, a potential NFL return for the indefinitely suspended Jolly was a topic that was met with a quick response.
"I don't know whether we've received it," Goodell said of Jolly's application for reinstatement. "We can check on it for you."
Jolly reportedly applied for reinstatement in June after he was released from prison in May.
Jolly's rights are held by the Packers. Jolly was drafted in the sixth round in 2006 by Green Bay and played four seasons before his legal troubles led to an indefinite suspension prior to the 2010 season.
Jolly was originally sentenced in November 2011 to six years in prison following his fourth arrest for illegal possession of codeine. However, after serving only six months, Jolly was release...