Posted September 04, 2012 on AP on Fox
Comments on the Jacksonville Jaguars by the AP Pro32 panel (ranking in parentheses): --- JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS (31) Chris Berman (ESPN, 32) - Showdowns with Colts won't be for division title. Clifton Brown (Sporting News, 31) - At least Blaine Gabbert looks like he's making progress, Maurice Jones-Drew is back, and Justin Blackmon looks like real deal. Cris Collinsworth (NBC Sports, 30) - Maurice Jones-Drew back with team, but without new contract. Rich Gannon (CBS Sports/SiriusXM NFL Radio, 32) - Last until I see more from passing attack. MJD's holdout won't help them get off to fast start. Bob Glauber (Newsday, 27) - Maurice Jones-Drew is back on Shad Khan's train, and all is right again. Jones-Drew will be back in form soon enough, but Blaine Gabbert's improvement - or lack thereof - will determine how far team goes. Rick Gosselin (Dallas Morning News, 29) - With Maurice Jones-Drew back, Jaguars have chance. Clark Judge (, 29) - MJD ho...

Dickerson: MJD won’t regret holdout

Legendary running back Eric Dickerson said he believes that Maurice Jones-Drew will not regret his protracted holdout, saying, "I mean, what’s the regret?"

Jaguars' Owner's Stand Against Maurice Jones-Drew Pays Off

Maurice Jones-Drew finally decided to end his holdout today and will report to the Jaguars' facility.The reason?  If he did not report today, he would not be guaranteed his $4.45 million dollar contract for 2012.  This equates to roughly $262,000 per game for last year's leading rusher. When it's all said and done, this holdout did nothing but cost MJD $1.2 million...

Maurice Jones-Drew Says He Has No Regrets

Straight Cash Homie…… I repeat…. Straight Cash Homie…. That is the reason MJD is back, he wasn’t going to leave $4.45 Million on the table. So, he got to skip out on Training Camp which isn’t a necessarily a bad thing. Might start season a little slowly, but he will be ok. Jaguars running back Maurice Jones-Drew said when he ended his holdout today that he doesn’t...

Maurice Jones-Drew didn’t win but neither did Jaguars

Jacksonville Jaguars owner Shahid Khan refused to budge. Although many people believe that Jaguars running back Maurice Jones-Drew has outperformed his contract, Khan refused to cave-in to his star running back’s demands for a new contract. And it seems that Khan won the standoff with Jones-Drew after Jones-Drew ended his 38-day holdout and returned to the team on Sunday despite...

Mularkey: MJD to be third-down back

Maurice Jones-Drew will begin the season much like he did his NFL career: as a backup and third-down running back. Jacksonville Jaguars coach Mike Mularkey says he expects Jones-Drew to rotate in on third downs Sunday at Minnesota. Mularkey says the NFL's leading rusher in 2011 also will ''get a series'' in place of starter Rashad Jennings. Mularkey says Jones...

Jones-Drew to begin season as third-down back

Jaguars coach Mike Mularkey said running back Maurice Jones-Drew, who practiced for the first time Monday since ending his 38-day holdout Sunday without getting a new contract, will play in the season opener in Minnesota. Jones-Drew contributed almost 48 percent of the Jaguars' offense last season, the highest percentage by any player in the past 10 years according to Elias...

Jones-Drew prepares for limited duty in opener

Running back Maurice Jones-Drew practiced for the first time with the Jacksonville Jaguars since ending his 38-day contract holdout and is expected to play in the regular-season opener Sunday against the Minnesota Vikings. Jones-Drew was wearing shoulder pads, helmet and shorts and taking handoffs during drills on Monday, reported. The morning practice was closed to the...

Adrian Peterson: The Jaguars would be terrible without Maurice Jones-Drew

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson showed some support to his buddy Maurice Jones-Drew some by also knocking his team.  He says the Jaguars would be terrible if they didn’t have MJD. Peterson throws some support to his buddy MJD. “He’s their whole offense. Without him Jaguars would be terrible.” — Tom Pelissero (@TomPelissero) September 6, 2012 I’m sure...

MJD No Longer MIA, Rashad Owners Heard Shouting WTF

So Maurice Jones-Drew finally ended his holdout with Jacksonville on Sunday.  Though no word on why he had a change of heart as of this typing, I have to assume he wanted to help Razzball writer Tehol Beddict further his tv career and me so I didn’t have to keep hearing ‘When is MJD going to come back?  Why is he so high in your rankings if he’s a hold out?  Why do you insist...

Maurice Jones-Drew Will Be Limited Week 1

Jacksonville head coach Mike Mularkey acknowledged that Maurice Jones-Drew's use will be limited to occasional third-down carries in Sunday's season opener against the Vikings.Fantasy Spin:That means Rashad Jennings is a must-start in Week 1, though it will be intriguing to see if the Jaguars give MJD any goal-line looks just a week after ending his holdout.

Jacksonville Jaguars: Mike Mularkey says what?

According to Jacksonville Jaguars head coach Mike Mularkey, running back Maurice Jones-Drew will play against the Minnesota Vikings, but Rashad Jennings will get the start. Read More...

Fantasy Football Week 1: Last Minute Start/Sit Advice

Can you feel the anticipation building? We are just hours away from the first regular season kickoff of the 2012 NFL season, and this is your friendly reminder to double check your fantasy football lineup before you make a horrible mistake that costs you a Week 1 victory. Here is my last minute advice for your fantasy roster: Maurice Jones-Drew finally reported to the Jags, but...

How Deep is your Fantasy Football League?

Most standard fantasy football leagues have 8-12 members, and can hold up to 14-20 players per team creating a range of owned players at any one time of 112 all the way up to 240. Well, on September 3, 2012 at 6:15pm EST, the 20 Team League became official and drafted 300 players! Of the 20 teams that participated in last nights draft, only 3 used the RB / RB combo with their...
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