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Maurice Jones-Drew finally decided to end his holdout today and will report to the Jaguars' facility.The reason?  If he did not report today, he would not be guaranteed his $4.45 million dollar contract for 2012.  This equates to roughly $262,000 per game for last year's leading rusher. When it's all said and done, this holdout did nothing but cost MJD $1.2 million in fines and a $50,000 workout bonus.Did Jones-Drew have premise for his holdout?  Absolutely!  He was the leading rusher in the NFL last season and has produced at a high level throughout his contract.But the contract that he signed didn't have verbiage to state that he could break the contract and demand a new one if he "outplayed" it.  That's what players have to realize when they sign their initial contracts.  You can't bully the man that is paying you, especially as a running back in today's league.  The only player that really has this type of leverage is an elite quarterback.Th...
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