Found August 27, 2012 on PPR Fantasy Football:
See how far Maurice Jones-Drew fell in our 2012 Fantasy PPR RB Rankings.   Out of all the positions that we are ranking here at, there is no question that ranking the running backs has been the hardest. No other position has as many question marks early on then at running back thanks to injuries and holdouts (Cough, cough Ryan Matthews and Maurice Jones-Drew). It also doesn’t help that the consensus best running back in the National Football League, Adrian Peterson is coming off a serious knee injury and may not be his old dominant self until the 2013 season. Thus, ranking running backs this season was no easy task. One thing I will say is that by nature and from experience when I am selecting early on in drafts, I like to be safe because a blown top pick can be costly to your fantasy team. Plus, I learned my lesson from Chris Johnson last year. In my eyes, Jones-Drew has become the Johnson of this season because of his lengthy contract holdout. In my rankings...

Jags players want MJD fined?

A report says many Jaguars players want Maurice Jones-Drew to be fined for missing several days of training camp. See why.

Jaguars head coach doesn’t rule out Maurice Jones-Drew for week 1

Getty Jacksonville Jaguars head coach Mike Mularkey indicated that there’s a chance Maurice Jones-Drew could play in their season opener. even though he’s been holding out for so long. “It depends on him,” said Mularkey.  “What kind of shape he’s in. How fast he picks up the system. I’m not going to put him in a position where he has any chance to fail because in the...

Maurice Jones-Drew to miss a couple of regular season games?

Getty ESPN’s Adam Schefter believes Jaguars running back Maurice Jones-Drew could end up holding out for a couple of regular season games. “It wouldn’t surprise me if Jones-Drew missed the first game or two, Xavier,” wrote Schefter during his weekly mail bag.  “Usually these holdouts get settled around Labor Day. That’s always an important time in lingering contractual...

Wrapping Up the MJD Poll…

The SPIN nation has spoken and they do not trust Maurice Jones-Drew enough to invest a first round pick in him. Wise, very wise. 220 people voted and 37% said they would consider MJD in the second round or later. The next largest group, 29% of voters, said they are staying away entirely (kind of like Chargers fans stay away from Qualcomm stadium or Dez Bryant stays away from good...

What the Jaguars should do with Maurice Jones-Drew

Getty This is a mess. Maurice Jones-Drew wants a new contract from the Jacksonville Jaguars. Their brand new owner Shad Khan doesn’t want to give him a new contract. MJD has stayed away from training camp and the organization until he gets a new deal. I don’t want to get in to what is right and wrong. I can see both sides of the argument. I’m more interested in what to do...

3 Things that matter in contract negotiations that we don’t talk about enough

As players like Maurice Jones-Drew learn, unfortunately your contract is not just about you. Since the Jags and Maurice Jones-Drew entered their standoff I’ve been reminded of a few things that people don’t seem to understand about contract negotiations and I wanted to quickly address them here. 1. Owners don’t want to be told how to conduct business 2. It’s not just about...

Arian Foster Still Favorite to Lead NFL in Rushing Despite New Vegan Diet

An AFC running back has had a lock on the NFL's rushing title in each of the past three years and five of the past six, and Bovada oddsmakers hugely favor that trend to continue in 2012. Jacksonville's Maurice-Jones Drew, Houston's Arian Foster and Tennessee's Chris Johnson have been the past three rushing kings, with MJD winning the title with 1,606 yards a season...

DirecTV Even MJD

A fantasy football player’s dream! No I’m not talking about me chit chatting live, face to face about my friend and former high school teammate Reggie Williams, with the legendary, hall of fame bound, round mound of touchdown, Maurice Jones-Drew. I’m talking about DirecTV’s new system that allows you to plug your players into the TV and be able to get live stats on them or...

Could Maurice Jones-Drew end up in Indy? Fantasy impact

We all know by now that Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay is a man who will do anything to help his football team move forward. Heck we are talking about the guy who found it in his team’s best interest to part ways with a legend in Peyton Manning to start a new regime with QB Andrew Luck.

Rashad Jennings Expected To Start Week 1

According to the Florida Times Union, Jaguars coach Mike Mularkey expects running back Rashad Jennings to start Week 1.Fantasy Spin:Mularkey didn't rule out Maurice Jones-Drew as the opening-day starting tailback, but even if Jones-Drew does return from his holdout it's looking more and more like he'll handle a reduced workload in Week 1. If Jones-Drew's holdout extends...

Rashad Jennings to start week 1 for Jaguars regardless

Maurice Jones-Drew has yet to report to the Jaguars and is still holding out. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, “there are no signs he’s coming in anytime soon.” Backup Rashad Jennings has impressed, rushing for 175 yards on 36 carries this preseason. New Jaguars Head Coach Mike Mularkey has announced that Rashad Jennings will start week 1 regardless. This is a smart move...

Rashad Jennings to start week 1 in Minnesota

It appears that Rashad Jennings, as was expected by many, will be the Jaguars' starting running back week 1 against the Vikings, even if Maurice Jones-Drew finally makes it into camp in the near future. HC MIke Mularkey said he definitely expects Rashad Jennings to start at RB in regular season opener. #jaguars. — John Oehser (@JohnOehser) August 27, 2012 So far this...
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