Found July 27, 2012 on The Penalty Flag:
Whether the Jacksonville Jaguars can win without star running back Maurice Jones Drew is one question the team hopes they don’t have to answer for a very long time.  Unfortunately for the Jags and their fans they may find out the answer to that very question sooner, rather than later.  The Jaguars opened their 2012 [...]

Maurice Jones-Drew Should Get New Contract From Jaguars Despite Risks of Paying Running Backs

Maurice Jones-Drew led the NFL in rushing in the 2011-12 season with 1,606 yards. He has rushed for more than 1,300 yards in each of the past three seasons. So, why is there any question of whether the Jacksonville Jaguars should renegotiate their franchise player's contract? Well, because he is a running back. Unfortunately for Jones-Drew, the potential for career-affecting...

Maurice Jones-Drew Set For Lengthy Holdout

Running back Maurice Jones-Drew is set for a lengthy holdout through training camp, according to Steve Wyche of the NFL Network. Fantasy Spin: Jones-Drew suggested that he would consider holding out into the regular season as well, and will not give in until he gets the lucrative contract extension he covets. He can be fined $30,000 for every day of camp that he misses. And Rashad...

Jaguars owner: Maurice Jones-Drew isn’t getting a new contract

Jacksonville Jaguars owner Shad Khan told the media that he has no plans of giving running back Maurice Jones-Drew a new contract, even though it looks like he’ll hold out from training camp. “There’’s no decision here,”’’ Khan told the Times-Union. “”It’’s his choice. There’’s been very little for us to do rather than wait on whatever he might chose to do,’’ Khan...

Jags owner: No plans for new Jones-Drew deal

Jacksonville Jaguars owner Shad Kahn said Wednesday the team does not plan to give running back Maurice Jones-Drew a new contract. Jones-Drew, who was the NFL's leading rusher last season, has threatened to hold out when training camp opens Thursday unless he receives a new contract. "There's no decision here," Khan told the Florida Times-Union. "It'...

Report: Maurice Jones-Drew won’t report to training camp

Getty Images According to, Jacksonville Jaguars running back Maurice Jones-Drew will not report to training camp.  He’ll continue to hold out for a new new contract, even though he has two years left on his current deal. “Unhappy with his contract, Jacksonville Jaguars running back Maurice Jones-Drew will not report Thursday to Jacksonville’s training camp, league...

Shad Khan is right to make the great Maurice Jones-Drew honor the agreement he signed

Impressive Jacksonville Jaguars owner Shad Khan told the Florida Times-Union on Wednesday that he will not offer superstar running back Maurice Jones-Drew a new contract. The 27-year-old Jones-Drew, a three-time All-Pro who last year won the NFL rushing crown and … Continue reading →

Jaguars activate RB Jones-Drew

The Jacksonville Jaguars have activated running back Maurice Jones-Drew and waived second-year running back Keith Toston. The Jaguars had a roster exemption for Jones-Drew, who ended a 38-day holdout last Sunday. He is expected to play in Sunday's season opener at Minnesota. Toston, a four-year letterman at Oklahoma State, spent the 2010 season with St. Louis. He signed with...

Could the Jacksonville Jaguars trade RB Maurice Jones-Drew?

The key cog to the Jacksonville Jaguars offense is not going to report to training camp as RB Maurice Jones-Drew is demanding a new contract. Jones-Drew, 27, is the reigning rushing leader in the NFL and was the lone bright spot of a dismal Jaguars offense last season. However, he is under contract for the next two seasons and now wants another payday. I can understand where Jones...

Jacksonville Jaguars Place Maurice Jones-Drew On Reserve List

Jacksonville, FL (Associate Press) - The Jacksonville Jaguars have placed running back Maurice Jones-Drew on the reserve/did not report list, an indication they don't expect their star player to show up to training camp anytime soon. The Jaguars signed fullback Will Ta'ufo'ou to take his spot on the 90-man roster. Ta'ufo'ou has spent time with Chicago, Cleveland...

Jaguars report for camp without MJD, Blackmon

The Jacksonville Jaguars have reported for training camp without running back Maurice Jones-Drew and first-round draft pick Justin Blackmon. Jones-Drew failed to show up for check-in Thursday, still seeking a new contract. Owner Shad Khan and general manager Gene Smith say they have no plans to negotiate a new deal with their star player. Blackmon is one of a few rookies who remain...

Football Is Back ... Almost

Every NFL team will have started training camp by the time the sun sets on Sunday. Take a moment and let that sink in. Football is back. The first teams have already started their camps; the Seahawks open their camp today.  We’re only about a week and a half from the first preseason game, and the day before that is the NFL Hall of Fame enshrinement ceremony.  Things are starting...

Fantasy Football: History says MJD unlikely to have great 2012

Jamal Black is a co-host of the Two Tone Crew podcast and has been playing fantasy football for more than a decade.  Jamal uses statistics heavily in projecting players' future success and attempts to look at football from many different angles to come to the best conclusions.For more thoughts on the NFL and Fantasy Football, follow him on Twitter @JamalismsRead any Fantasy...
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