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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 episode will feature both the ‘Fourth and Long’ and the ‘Player in Focus’ segment.
This Weeks’ Recommended Work
- Minnesota Vikings: Percy Harvin Wants to Be Traded by Shawn Gooderum
- Three Reasons Why the Detroit Lions Will Miss the Playoffs by Keith Kunze
- Ten Most Questionable Moves of the Offseason by Anthony King
- 2012 NFL Schedule: 10 Games that Will Shape the Season by Jason Stolberg
This Week’s Music
Album: Back in Black
Songs: Givin’ the Dog a Bone, Back in Black, Rock and Roll Ain’t No
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Minnesota Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier told 1500 ESPN (per CBS Sports) that Percy Harvin’s “snaps may go up.”
“Touches, I don’t know about that. We want to keep him on the field more, but his style — he’s a reckless guy and doesn’t hold anything back,” said Frazier. It’s always goes 100 miles an hour. So you have to be careful about not...
After trading with the Cleveland Browns to obtain Mark Sanchez with the fifth overall pick in the 2009 NFL Draft, the New York Jets reportedly attempted to execute another trade in order to move back into the bottom half of round one to select WR Percy Harvin of the University of Florida. As it is now known, the Jets were unsuccessful in their attempt to obtain that pick and Harvin...
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...
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.
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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...
During an appearance with Mayhem in the AM on 790 The Zone in Atlanta (via SportsRadioInterviews.com), Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice was asked how quarterback Joe Flacco was different in last year’s playoffs then any other year.
“It was his show. It was his show on offense and as much credit that I was getting and as much respect I was getting from...
While the issues surrounding his holdout from Vikings minicamp remain unresolved, wide receiver Percy Harvin seemed to indicate last Thursday (via Twitter) that he’ll be in training camp along with the rest of the team when they gather in Mankato, Minnesota, on July 26.
I’m really clueless on the crazy reports…had great prac today ….to all my real fans and real vikes fans...
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 [...]
Jacksonville Jaguars running back Maurice Jones-Drew told CJ & Kreckman on 102.3 The Ticket in Denver (via SportsRadioInterviews.com) 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 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...
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+ Leslie Frazier says Percy Harvin won’t necessarily receive more touches in 2012 than he did in 2011 when he got his hands on the ball on 139 of his 621 snaps. “(His) snaps may go up,” Frazier said in a Friday radio...