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After unsuccessfully holding out last offseason and into
training camp of 2012, Jacksonville Jaguars running back Maurice Jones-Drew
told SiriusXM NFL Radio yesterday that he is not planning on asking the team
for a long-term contract.
"I went to them last year," Jones-Drew said during
the interview with SiriusXM NFL Radio. "It didn't work out. I'm not going
to reach out to them because, you know, I just feel like I tried that last year
(and) it didn't work."
Jones-Drew was the NFL’s leading rusher in 2011, but after
holding out for a new deal he was limited to 414 yards rushing before
sustaining a season-ending foot injury on Oct. 21.
Jones-Drew is entering the final year of his contract with
Jacksonville, and the 27-year-old said he’s open to re-signing with the
Jaguars. However, he won’t be the one demanding an extension this year, as
Jones-Drew noted that the team will have to be the one to initiate
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Maurice Jones-Drew held out from the Jaguars before the season, but he says he doesn't plan to repeat the process with them again.
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Following a lengthy holdout during the 2012 offseason that dominated the Jaguars headlines, Maurice Jones-Drew told Adam Schein of SiriusXM that he has no plans to miss activities with the Jaguars during the 2013 offseason and that a holdout will not happen for a second straight year.
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He is still young, Caldwell said, via the Florida Times Union. Hes had two different offensive coordinators in his first two years. Get a coach in here and get some sustainability for him. I think its important to see what he can do.
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