Originally written on 60 Max Power O  |  Last updated 11/17/12

MIAMI GARDENS, FL - JANUARY 31: Maurice Jones-Drew #32 of the Jacksonville Jaguars reacts aftrer a touchdown during the 2010 AFC-NFC Pro Bowl at Sun Life Stadium on January 31, 2010 in Miami Gardens, Florida. (Photo by Doug Benc/Getty Images)

The 2011 rushing champion Maurice Jones-Drew held out of training camp, lobbying for a new contract. New owner Shad Khan balked, and never budged. Jones returned late in camp, but the damage was already done. All he had left as a negotiating tactic was to put up the same type of numbers that won him the rushing title before. Well, his plan came to a screeching halt as soon as he injured his foot. To say he doesn’t have a leg to stand on now takes on a new meaning. The 1-8 Jaguars will be in yet another rebuilding after the 2012 season, and Jones, trapped in this lost season, will have to rebuild his image to the owner in order to get paid.

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