Found May 30, 2012 on Football Nation:
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It may surprise some NFL fans to find out that Jacksonville Jaguars running back Maurice Jones-Drew led the league in rushing in 2011 with 1,606 yards along with a league leading 343 carries. He also remained productive as a pas receiver with 43 receptions for 373 yards, and scored 11 total touchdowns (eight rushing). He clearly was the centerpiece of a Jacksonville offense that had little else going for it last season. Jones-Drew has not attended the team's OTAs up to this point, which is nothing new as he has traditionally skipped parts of the voluntary offseason program in favor of working out on his own at home in California. But this time there is speculation his absence is attached to a desire for a contract extension, and the organization is acknowledging that the contract issue is playing a role in his absence. Jones-Drew has two years left on his contract, and is due to make a combined $9.4 million over that time. He will be 29 years old when the contract ends, and ...
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