Found August 26, 2012 on Football Extra Points:
Fantasy Football Leagues are drafting now and Maurice Jones-Drew is a big question mark. Here are some final thoughts on the Running Back Position. The Running Back position use to be the key to fantasy championships. With the league moving to more pass friendly rules and teams going with multiple backs, feature backs are harder to find. There are only a handful Of feature backs worth taking, after that there's some solid choices. The key is to find someone that will have a breakout year. THE BEST: 1 Adrian Foster - One of the true feature backs in fantasy. Take him and expect greatness. 2 Ray Rice - Outstanding back on a team that wants to run and play defense. Flacco's struggles help Rice's value. 3 McCoy - McCoy has emerged as a must have fantasy back. The Eagles have an explosive passing game but they are still committed to the RB position. 4 Chris Johnson - CJ had a rough season last year but expect him to return to form. It wo...

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.

2012 Fantasy PPR Running Back Rankings

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...

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...

Report: Broncos not interested in Maurice Jones-Drew

AP According to Mike Klis of the Denver Post, if the Jacksonville Jaguars attempt to trade running back Maurice Jones-Drew, the Broncos wouldn’t be interested. “There’s been considerable chatter, but zero reports, that the Broncos would be a possible destination for Maurice Jones-Drew if the Jacksonville running back were put on the trading block. The speculation no doubt has...

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...

Will Jones-Drew have a reduced role with the Jaguars?

Maurice Jones-Drew continues to hold-out for Jacksonville  and as he does, he is starting to lose his popularity with Jaguars faithful. What started off as thinking it was just going to be through OTA’s and mini-camp, has now been threatened into the season. A lot of press has been written about the sky is falling [...]

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...

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 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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