Found June 26, 2012 on The Victory Formation:
It isn’t often that players in any sport will tell you that they are gunning for records. Often, many of them will avoid it all together. But Maurice Jones-Drew of the Jacksonville Jaguars isn’t shy about his goal, and that is the career rushing mark (18355 yards) that is currently held by Hall of Famer [...]

Jones-Drew: All-Time rushing mark is “doable”

While Maurice Jones-Drew waits on receiving a new, possible record running back, contract from the Jacksonville Jaguars, he is thinking about a different type of record. Jones-Drew thinks that the all-time rushing record set my Emmitt Smith is “doable”. While talking to 102.3 The Ticket in Denver Jones-Drew said, “Emmitt Smith was in a different situation than a lot of us...

Jones-Drew: Breaking Emmitt’s record ‘definitely doable’

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...

Maurice Jones-Drew wants to break NFL all-time rushing record

Amid threats of a protracted holdout, Jacksonville Jaguars RB Maurice Jones-Drew thinks he can top former Dallas Cowboys RB Emmitt Smith‘s all-time rushing record. Jones-Drew earned the rushing title this season, leading the league with 1,606 yards. The UCLA product is currently threatening a hold out from the Jaguars unless he receives a new contract. He is currently under contract...

Jags DB to miss part of camp for wife

Jaguars defensive back Aaron Ross will miss a portion of training camp in order to be in London to support his wife as she competes in the Olympics.

Maurice Jones-Drew believes he can beat Emmitt Smith’s record

Getty Images Jacksonville Jaguars running back Maurice Jones-Drew told CJ & Kreckman on 102.3 The Ticket in Denver (via that he believes he can break the NFL’s all-time rushing record, which is currently held by Emmitt Smith. “Yeah, I think it’s doable. I definitely think it’s doable,” said Jones-Drew.  ”Once again, Emmitt Smith was...

Jacksonville Jaguars and K Josh Scobee Still Far Apart in Contract Talks

Kickers are people too. The Jacksonville Jaguars have until mid July to sign kicker Josh Scobee to a multiyear deal, or he plays under the franchise tag. Based on the $2.88 million franchise number, Scobee would take in $170,000 a game during the regular season. Vito Stellino of The Florida Times-Union spoke with Scobee’s agent, Ken Harris, who still thinks Scobee will...

Maurice Jones-Drew Has Sights Set On NFL Career Rushing Title

Jacksonville Jaguars star running back Maurice Jones-Drew isn’t just looking for a new contract these days. The former second-round selection (60th overall) in the 2006 NFL Draft out of UCLA is looking to claim the NFL career rushing title as well. “I think it’s doable.  I definitely think it’s doable,” Jones-Drew told 102.3 The Ticket in Denver, via SportRadioInterviews...

Aggressive ticket sales campaign paying off in Jacksonville

It seems like any time someone mentions relocation in the NFL, the Jacksonville Jaguars are the first team that jumps to mind. There is a laundry list of reasons that the Jagaurs won't be relocating in the near future, but that doesn't deter most sports analysts from peggin them as the team that finds itself in Los Angeles. Over the past two seasons, the Jaguars have successfully...

Jacksonville Jaguars roster: making a push to land Vikings WR Percy Harvin

It's a long shot, but Percy Harvin in teal would look pretty nice, wouldn't it? The former Florida Gator said recently he wants to be traded from the Minnesota Vikings because of being unhappy by a number of factors. Currently, the Jaguars top three wide receivers are Justin Blackmon, Laurent Robinson, and Mike Thomas/Cecil Shorts/Lee Evans. With the Jaguars running more...

The Year of the Running Back Holdout: Maurice Jones-Drew

Just days before stating he is going to break RB Emmitt Smith’s rushing yards record, sources close to Jones-Drew said the All-Pro could sit out regular season games according to the Florida Times Union. Jones-Drew is holding out for a long-term contract probably worth around what RB LeSean McCoy received from the Eagles back in May. No one knows how close the “people” cited...

"Monday Morning Huddle" Episode Three: The Year of the Running Back Holdout

Football Nation presents the third episode of “Monday Morning Huddle”. In this week’s show, host, Dave Holcomb, debates which running back holdout, Matt Forte, Ray Rice or Maurice Jones-Drew, is more significant to their team, the likelihood the Minnesota Vikings place Percy Harvin on the trade block and who the starting quarterback for the Seattle Seahawks should be. This...
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