GEORGETOWN KY - JULY 31: Adam Jones #24 of the Cincinnati Bengals is pictured during the Bengals training camp at Georgetown College on July 31 2010 in Georgetown Kentucky. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)
Bengals cornerback Adam Jones entered a plea of not guilty in mid-July on charges of disorderly conduct and resisting arrest at a Cincinnati bar over the summer. On Monday Hamilton County Municipal Court Judge Brad Greenberg set a trial date for November 17.
Jones was arrested while celebrating his wife's birthday. According to court documents:
Once inside the bar, officials reportedly found Jones acting out and shouting profanities. He was then escorted outside and asked to calm down. Jones allegedly continued to be disruptive outside, yelling more profanities and causing a scene. That's when police tried to arrest the 27-year-old but he resisted by tightening his arms and pulling away.
Prosecutors in Las Vegas are reportedly monitoring the case, which could result in a possible probation violation, that would land him in jail for a year.
Immediately placed on the Reserve/Physically Unable to Perform list after suffering a spinal injury last year, Jones has missed the first two games this season and isn't eligible to return until after week six. According to a tweet, Jones reportedly had his injured neck cleared by doctors.