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Former NFL running back Thomas Jones scoring roles as actor

Former NFL running back Thomas Jones scoring roles as actor

Thomas Jones would wake up, crack open a few beers and wonder what was next. No more practices. No more games. No more locker-room laughs with his teammates. Life without football for the former NFL running back was a scary thought. "I was very depressed, in this weird space," said Jones, who retired after the 2011 season. "There was this emptiness, almost like you broke up with your girlfriend and then it's like, what do you do? I had never been much of a drinker, but I was waking up in the morning and drinking Coronas. I needed something to get over it. "For like eight or nine months, it was a weird, weird time for me." Jones was a first-round pick out...

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