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Many Jacksonville Jaguars fans are relegated to rooting for their fantasy teams when their teal-clad squad takes the field each Sunday. It turns out actual Jaguars players are, too.
Maurice Jones-Drew said on Evan and Phillips in the Morning on Mad Dog Radio SiriusXM 86 on Wednesday that a teammate once almost skipped a block because he didn’t want Jones-Drew to beat him in fantasy football.
“Greg Jones — see, he’s not on the team anymore — perfect example,” Jones-Drew said, as transcribed by larrybrownsports.com. “I was playing against him [in fantasy], and we have our equipment guys keep us up on [the fantasy scores] during games. You know who you have, and you see when you’re not on the field, obviously, but … I think if I scored, I was going to [beat Jones]. We got on the one-yard line, and they were like, ‘We better call this run play.’
“I’m like, ‘Greg, don’t do it.’ And he looked at me, and he winked. And I was like, ‘Greg. It’s not time to play. This is bigger than
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If you think you and your friends take fantasy football too seriously, just wait until you hear this story. During an interview with Evan Cohen and Steve Phillips on “Evan and Phillips in the Morning” on Mad Dog Radio SiriusXM 86 on Wednesday, Jacksonville Jaguars running back Maurice Jones-Drew shared a story about how one [...]
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