Originally posted on Helmet2Helmet  |  Last updated 6/26/12
During a recent appearance on 102.3 The Ticket in Denver, Maurice Jones-Drew didn't reveal much in regard to his tumultuous contract situation, but did acknowledge his ultimate goal, which, in his opinion, is within reach. Jones-Drew touched on Emmitt Smith's career rushing yards record, hinting that the iconic Cowboy benefited from the superb talent around him. Asked if he could eclipse the mark, MJD didn't say no. “Yeah, I think it’s doable. I definitely think it’s doable," Jones-Drew said, via SportsRadioInterviews.com. "Once again, Emmitt Smith was in a different situation than a lot of us, though. I mean, he had a Hall of Fame receiver, Hall of Fame quarterback, Hall of Fame offensive line, Hall of Fame fullback. Whoever put that team together did a heck of a job, and it just showed. … Don’t get me wrong: he was the reason they won, but he had a lot of guys around him as well.” The record stands at 18,355 yards, roughly 11,500 yards more than Jones-Dr...
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