Found August 29, 2012 on Fantasy Football Champs:
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It looks like Maurice Jones-Drew's holdout could last into the regular season. According to the Florida Times Union, the Jaguars halfback will be inactive for the team's season opener against the Vikings if he does not report to camp before Monday.Fantasy Spin:MJD was dominant last year (league-leading 1,606 rushing yards) but if this holdout doesn't end quickly he could see his draft stock fall pretty quickly.
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