Originally posted on Packers Talk Radio Network  |  Last updated 5/23/13
One of the amazing things about life is the opportunity for second chances. That is what Johnny Jolly is hoping to get this season-another chance to prove he can still play professional football. And a chance to prove he has changed his life forever. Jolly is far removed from where he left off his playing career following the 2009 season, a season which saw him finish with one sack, one interception, and a knack for knocking down passes at the line of scrimmage. And that is where his story begins to change. Suspended by the NFL indefinitely prior to the 2010 season, he was ultimately sentenced to six years in prison for violation of his probation for a prior drug conviction. Even as he pleaded with the judge, “I want to go to rehab to get help” his fate had been sealed. He was a felon. Multiple arrests on his rap sheet, jail time on the horizon. The spacious Packers locker room Jolly previously roamed had been replaced by a 6×8 jail cell. A $2.5 million salary traded for an orange j...
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