Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 10/19/14
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The Jacksonville Jaguars placed running back Maurice Jones-Drew on injured reserve and signed rookie defensive tackle Jerome Long from Kansas City's practice squad on Friday. Jones-Drew, who held out during the summer in an attempt to gain a new contract, will have surgery on his injured left foot. He is expected to return in late May or early June, coach Mike Mularkey said. Jones-Drew missed nine games since he suffered the injury in a game at Oakland on Oct. 21. He finished the season with 414 yards rushing in six games. Long was a seventh-round draft pick by the Chiefs in 2012 and spent the first 15 games on their practice squad.---Baltimore Ravens free safety Ed Reed was fined $55,000 for his hit on New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz last Sunday. Reed is treated as a repeat offender by the NFL. Even though Reed delivered a glancing blow with his shoulder that connected with Cruz during a 33-14 win, he had a one-game suspension overturned earlier this season ...
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