The Cincinnati Bengals defensive back was flagged for a costly personal foul in the final minute of Saturday night’s AFC wild card playoff loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers. Jones had an altercation with Steelers assistant coach Joey Porter, who walked on the field after wide receiver Antonio Brown was sidelined by an illegal hit from Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict.
The back-to-back penalties set up the game-winning field goal for the Steelers and ended the Bengals season. Would that be the end of it? No way.
Jones took to Instagram soon after and unleashed quite the rant. He quickly deleted it, but here is a transcript of what he said.
"F—— ref did a horrible f—— job! You got f—— Jerry Porter [sic. Joey Porter] in the middle of the f—— talking s— to everybody then when somebody say something to him … he’s not even supposed to be on the field!"
Jones returned to Instagram a short time later and gave some more composed comments: