Found December 08, 2013 on Football Nation:
There was no hesitation in anything Maurice Jones-Drew did on Thursday night - including answering questions about his future with the Jacksonville Jaguars.When asked by NFL Network about his contract and next season, the running back who has been a huge part of the team’s last month of success gave the response fans in Jacksonville and the NFL should approve of, “I want to be here,” he said resoundingly after finishing the night with 103 yards on 14 carries in the 27-20 win over the Houston Texans."I want to be here," Jones-Drew said, before going on to say that his agent will get together with Jaguars general manager Dave Caldwell in the offseason "and get it done."Jones-Drew, who used his contract status to play hardball and stayed out of camp for 38 days last season, is looking for a new deal that could be his final big payday of this career. He then suffered a LisFranc injury in the sixth game of the 2012-13 season that ended his career.Now, with better whee...
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
RELATED ARTICLES

Jaguars News and Notes: Checking on MJD's Status

Before the Jacksonville Jaguars being their full week of preparation for the game against the Buffalo Bills, the team got news that Maurice Jones-Drew is currently listed as questionable for the Sunday tilt at home.Jones-Drew hurt his hamstring at the end of the game with the Houston Texans - a game the Jaguars won 27-20 for their first home win since November of last season.According...

MJD Expects To Play Week 15

Jacksonville halfback Maurice Jones-Drew (hamstring) says he'll be ready for next week's game against Buffalo. SOURCE: NBC's Pro Football TalkFantasy Spin:Jones-Drew's MRI results came back clean. He seems to be finding his groove late in the season with 457 yards (328 rushing, 129 receiving) and three touchdowns over his last five games. He'll be a solid flex...

Jaguars' Maurice Jones-Drew Hopes to Practice Friday

According to the Twitter feed of Jacksonville Jaguars beat writer Hays Carlyon, running back Maurice Jones-Drew hopes to practice Friday in order to be cleared for game action this Sunday against the Buffalo Bills:MJD hopes to return to practice Friday with strained hamstring. Seems very questionable for Sunday. #Jaguars— Hays Carlyon (@HaysCarlyon) December 9, 2013Jones-Drew strained...

Jones-Drew questionable this week

The Jaguars are getting a few extra days between games this week. Maurice Jones-Drew may well need that time. Jones-Drew, the three-time Pro Bowl running back whose production has increased in recent weeks, will be questionable this week as the Jaguars begin preparing to play the Buffalo Bills, Head Coach Gus Bradley said Monday. Jones-Drew sustained a hamstring injury in the...

Jaguars Sign RB Delone Carter, Place RB Justin Forsett On IR

The Jacksonville Jaguars announced the signing of former Colts RB Delone Carter on Monday. To make room for Carter, the Jaguars placed RB Justin Forsett on the season-ending injured reserve. Carter, 26, spent two seasons with the Colts before joining the Baltimore Ravens. He only lasted just a few weeks with the team before getting start at the start of the regular season. During...
NFL News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.