Originally written on Fox Sports North  |  Last updated 9/9/12

PHILADELPHIA - AUGUST 27: Maurice Jones-Drew #32 of the Jacksonville Jaguars runs the ball against the Philadelphia Eagles during the preseason game at Lincoln Financial Field on August 27, 2009 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
MINNEAPOLIS It took three yards and just seconds on the field for Letroy Guion to push Maurice Jones-Drew to the ground. Three yards, a quick sprint and a smack, and Jones-Drew was back at it. The Jaguars' leading rusher for the past four seasons, Jones-Drew is fresh off a 38-day holdout, during which he refused to report to training camp while he tried -- and failed -- to renegotiate the final two years of his contract. It's been just a week since he announced he'd rejoin the team, but the running back had no luxury of easing his way back into football. Rashad Jennings left the game in the first half with a knee injury, which coach Mike Mularkey later said was not serious, and after that, the Jacksonville running game was back to last year's status quo: all Jones-Drew, all the time. The sixth-year running back said that he kept himself in good shape during his holdout, which was apparent in the Jaguars' 26-23 loss to the Vikings. Jones-Drew finished the afternoon with 19 carries...
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