Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 9/21/13
Jaguars running back Maurice Jones-Drew (left ankle) is listed as questionable but the vibe around his availability changed dramatically when he was able to participate in some team drills – specifically red zone plays – during practice. “We made some good strides” Jones-Drew said. “It was a big jump from [Thursday and Wednesday].” Jones-Drew who has been receiving 3-4 treatments per day will test his ankle during today’s walk-through and again a few hours before Sunday’s kickoff. If he’s able to start he said he’ll be healthy enough to take his regular work load. “I did some striding – nothing big but tested it exploded and cut a little bit and it was OK” he said. Jones-Drew will be playing with some discomfort and left the final decision up to coach Gus Bradley and the training staff.
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