Originally written on Fox Sports Florida  |  By KEN HORNACK  |  Last updated 7/23/13
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Way more rested than he would rather be but definitely ready to try reclaiming his status as one of the NFL's top running backs, Maurice Jones-Drew has been given full medical clearance by the Jacksonville Jaguars to take part in training-camp activities when they begin Friday morning. "Now it's back to football," Jones-Drew said Tuesday to a group of reporters at Everbank Field. "It's been a long time coming. So I'm excited to get out there and finally run around and play." Although he has been going through a rehabilitation program in the Miami area and was in attendance for a portion of the Jaguars' organized team activities, Jones-Drew has yet to practice after undergoing Lisfranc surgery on his left foot eight months ago. He played in only six games in 2012, and without him, the Jaguars plummeted to 30th in the league in rushing offense. "Whatever they want me to do, I'm ready to do," he said. "Obviously with not playing football in 10 months, I'm out of f...
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