Found January 03, 2013 on Sports Junkie Online:
1. What will the team do with Maurice Jones-Drew?Jones-Drew stated prior to the 2012 season that he would "be open" to a trade, and after only playing in six games prior to going down with a season-ending foot injury, only decided to opt for surgery this past week. When healthy, MJD is one of the best running backs in the game, as he's a great pass-catcher and a strong pass protector in addition to his obvious ability to run the ball. Turning 28 this next year, Jones-Drew should still have some productive seasons left, though his heavy workload over the past three seasons and a lengthy holdout before this season likely had a lot to do with his injury. The Jaguars clearly have a lot of holes to fill, and while Jones-Drew is without a doubt their best player and it might be un-popular, it may be in their interests to move him for draft picks or players this offseason. Jacksonville is clearly still in rebuilding mode, and Jones-Drew may no longer be the elite back so many...

Jaguars RB Maurice Jones-Drew Should Have Had Surgery Earlier

Jacksonville Jaguars running back Maurice Jones-Drew told reporters earlier this week that he should have undergone surgery on his injured foot earlier in the season rather than wait in hopes of returning to action in 2012, reports Vito Stellino of The Florida Times-Union. “I should have had it a little earlier than when I did but it’s just something that you learn from,...

Jacksonville Jaguars 2013 Needs

The Jaguars had been treading water for a few years and finally bottomed out in 2012, winning just 2 games. GM Gene Smith was fired for building this team and rightfully so. The Jaguars hadn’t had a winning season in any of their last 5 seasons, going 27-53. Smith whiffed on numerous high draft picks, didn’t get much out of the later rounds (including the selection of a punter...

Report: Jaguars Likely To Keep Mike Mularkey As HC

Jacksonville Jaguars owner Shad Khan has already met with a few candidates to replace Gene Smith as the team’s general manager next season. Typically, this would imply that the head coach will likely to be released; but according to Pro Football Talk, ”the early sense is that [Mike] Mularkey will be retained.“ Mularkey led the Jaguars to 2-14 record, which is hardly encouraging...

Jacksonville Jaguars 2012 season review

The Jacksonville Jaguars entered the 2012 season with renewed optimism under a new owner and a new head coach. What resulted was the worst season in franchise history. The Jaguars went 2-14, missing the playoffs for a fifth straight season. That resulted in the firing of general manager Gene Smith. Coach Mike Mularkey has been retained for now, with his status likely to be determined...

Jacksonville Jaguars: Three New Year's Resolutions For 2013

The Jacksonville Jaguars won't promise to lose weight, stop smoking or be nicer to their in-laws.  They have more important matters to concentrate on.  After completing a putrid 2-14 season, it appears laser like concentration will have to be focused on 2013 resolutions. First they are currently without a general manager.  Second their first round draft pick of a quarterback...

Maurice Jones-Drew says he should of had surgery earlier in the season

Now that the Jaguars’ season is over, running back Maurice Jones-Drew says he should have undergone foot surgery earlier in the season.“I should have had it a little earlier than when I did but it’s just something that you learn from,’’ Jones-Drew said, per the Florida Times-Union. “You’ve just got to keep going.’’Even if Jones-Drew underwent foot surgery earlier...

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