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According to ABC 2 News in Wisconsin, defensive lineman Johnny Jolly can now return to the Green Bay Packers, since he’s completed a court-ordered drug treatment program, which was mandatory before he could continue his NFL career.
Jolly had to travel to a Houston court room to collect his diploma for completing the program. The judge had some great things to say about him.
“I know I’ve seen a change, and I know your family has seen a change, and we are just so darn proud of you today just for the progress that you’ve made,” The Honorable Denise Bradley said. “I didn’t know if we would see this day happen.”
Of course, Jolly is happy with how well things have gone.
“(Judge Bradley) seen something in me. Even though she gave me the sentence, she saw something in me. Today I stand here a free man. My life is going great. I’m back with my team, the Packers. I just want to thank her. She’s done a really good thing for me. That was a blessing,” Jolly said.
Jolly can now start practicing an
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