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LEAGUE PUTS OFF PACMAN'S RETURN

Suspended cornerback Adam "Pacman" Jones was prohibited from working out at the Titans' facility and might not be reinstated until training camps open in July.

Jones had been allowed to work out there once a week during the season, a restriction that was dropped once the Titans' season ended.

In April, commissioner Roger Goodell suspended Jones for the 2007 season for his off-field conduct. He has been arrested six times since being drafted sixth overall in 2005.

In December, he settled charges from a Las Vegas strip club fight and triple shooting by pleading to a gross misdemeanor. A Tennessee judge last month dismissed public intoxication and disorderly conduct charges from August 2006. The final outstanding case, from Georgia in February 2006, was resolved last week when Jones pleaded guilty to a felony count of obstruction of a police officer.

The league did not disclose details on Friday's decision, but Jones was seen at an Atlanta strip club Jan. 3. Jones agent, Manny Arora, said he wasn't sure if that was a factor.

"Certainly, it was poor decision-making," said Arora, who added he will soon inquire about what the league seeks from Jones. "Unfortunately, for those decisions, there are consequences."

Half of Dolphins sold

MIAMI - New York real estate developer Stephen Ross agreed to buy half of the Dolphins from Wayne Huizenga and will have a chance to become managing general partner. If the NFL approves, Ross also will acquire Dolphin Stadium and surrounding developable land for $550-million.

"My heart does not want me to do this, but my head tells me it's the right thing to do," said Huizenga, 70, who in 1994 bought the team from the heirs of founder Joe Robbie for $138-million. "I will certainly be a part of this team, a partner in this team until I die."

Huizenga added he and Ross will be involved 50-50 in decisions.

Browns: General manager Phil Savage said he is optimistic quarterback Derek Anderson will be signed before he becomes a free agent. Anderson began last season as the No. 2 but took over in Week 2, throwing for 3,787 yards and 29 touchdowns and helping the 10-6 team almost make the playoffs. If no deal is reached, the team can tender a one-year $2.5-million offer, which lets it match outside offers or get compensation if he leaves.

Redskins: New coach Jim Zorn said there is no doubt Jason Campbell is the No. 1 quarterback. In his first full season as starter, he passed for 2,590 yards and 12 touchdowns. Zorn added the team hopes to re-sign Todd Collins, 36, the potential unrestricted free agent who replaced an injured Campbell in Week 14 and led the team to the playoffs.

Vikings: Receiver Troy Williamson has permission to seek a trade with hopes of going to the Browns, the Dayton Daily News reported. But Rick Spielman, vice president of player personnel, said only the sides are "in the talking process." The seventh overall pick in 2005, close friends with Cleveland receiver Braylon Edwards, had career lows in catches (18) and yards (240) this season.

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