BOSTON (CBS) — It may be some time before the full Chandler Jones story is known publicly, but details continued to trickle out on Wednesday.
The Boston Globe’s Chris Gasper reported that, contrary to an early speculative report, Jones did not overdose on a drug. Gasper also reported that a source confirmed that the drug Jones did take was synthetic marijuana.READ MORE: More Than 485,000 Lose Power As Nor'easter Hits Massachusetts
“Jones had a bad reaction to a substance he put into his body on Sunday,” Gasper reported. “The source was adamant that Jones did not overdose on a drug such as cocaine or heroin. The source said Jones lives near the Foxborough police station, and he walked there to seek help after he had the bad reaction.”READ MORE: Tree Crashes Onto Milton Home Above Sleeping 3-Year-Old's Bedroom
Gasper also reported that Rob Gronkowski was not involved in any way.
As for potential NFL involvement, NESN’s Doug Kyed reported that the league is “reviewing” the situation.MORE NEWS: Cohasset Without Power As Nor'easter Brings Down Trees And Wires
The Patriots are set to host the Kansas City Chiefs in the divisional playoffs on Saturday afternoon, and Jones has been present for practice each day this week. It remains unlikely that Jones will face discipline from the league for this weekend.