"I've talked to him over and over again," LaTonia says. "At the beginning of this year, I said, 'You're not going to get fined this year, right? You're not going to get in trouble this year, right? You're going to let people see how good you are this year without all the fines, right?' "
Then, the first game of the year, he goes Sling Blade on the Packers. "He still does not know why," she says. "He doesn't know." She sighs. "I'm afraid it's a never-ending situation—until he retires."
Cox isn't retiring anytime soon. He's only 29. "And nothing's going to change me, either," he says. "Not fines. Not writers. Not bums on the street calling me a bum. I got a family to feed."
But what about a family to lead?