After starting 11 games for the Patriots in 2002, Jones was placed on the Physically Unable to Perform list at the beginning of the 2003 season. While on the list, Jones was arrested on October 21, 2003 and charged with allegedly pouring scalding water on his roommate, Mark Paul. He was released by the Patriots five days later. While playing for the Tampa Bay Storm of the Arena Football League in March 2008, Jones was arrested outside a Tampa, Florida nightclub after attempting to urinate on the dance floor and then shoving the off-duty police officer who threw Jones out of the establishment. Jones was arrested for battery on a law enforcement officer and resisting arrest.