Found November 23, 2013 on Football Nation:
Two years ago, it looked like Maurice Jones-Drew could do nothing wrong. A rushing title with 1,606 yards and recognition as the best in the league at that time, he held out for a new contract, missed 38 days of camp and preseason games.When he came back, he looked a bit slow and was injured in the sixth game of the season, suffering a LisFranc injury and was lost for the rest of the season.This year, the UCLA product came back to the team, practiced and rehabilitated his butt off in south Florida, and came to training camp and the preseason with the notion that he could prove he was a mirror of his old self.The reality of this season has been he is a step slower, looks to still be recovering from his foot injury, was a little overweight to start the year and the offensive line is not as good as last season - which has not helped with the running game as a whole.Take into consideration that he is in the final year of his current contract - where no negotiation has taken place by the...

Jaguars send Texans to 9th straight loss, 13-6

Maurice Jones-Drew ran for a season-high 84 yards and a touchdown and the Jacksonville Jaguars extended the Houston Texans' losing streak to a franchise-record nine games with a 13-6 victory. The two-time AFC South champions haven't won since Sept. 15. Jones-Drew's touchdown on Jacksonville's first drive put the Jaguars (2-9) on top, and they never trailed against...

Ryan Davis comes up huge to help Jags beat the Texans

Our diamond in the rough Ryan Davis comes up with a huge play today with 34 seconds left in the game as he intercepted a pass from Houston Texans QB Case Keenum which helped solidify the Jacksonville Jaguars second win of the season. Congrats Ryan!!! @ryanohalloran: Ryan Davis intercepts deflected Texans pass with 34 seconds […]

Mincey rejoins Jaguars after punishment, fine

Jacksonville Jaguars defensive tackle Jeremy Mincey rejoined teammates Wednesday, four days after he was left home and fined for being late to a meeting. Mincey said he spread himself "too thin" between football, his 3-month-old daughter and his recording business. "I was just negligent as a football player and as a role model on this team," Mincey said. "...

Cecil Shorts is Active

Jacksonville receiver Cecil Shorts (groin) is active for Sunday's game against the Texans.Fantasy Spin:Shorts was heavily targeted over the first eight games but he has received just nine targets in the last two weeks. He complained about his role after last week's game so he should see plenty of looks this week and should put up high-end WR3 numbers. plus the Jaguars will...

Jaguars Looking to Establish Ground Attack

The Jacksonville Jaguars rushing attack has been abysmal to say the least this season. The team is averaging a ridiculously low 61.7 yards per game this season, easily the worst in the NFL. You name it, they’ve tried it. Like most NFL teams, the Jaguars have looked to evolve their offense by combining pistol formations, zone blocking schemes, and traditional gap blocks. None of...

News and Notes: Game Day against the Texans Jaguars

Lost in the conversation of two NFL teams who were expected to be at different ends of the spectrum this season is one of the players the Jaguars wish they had back on their roster.While Maurice Jones-Drew struggle mightily this season, there must be a thought or two about the fact his Jacksonville Jaguars are lining up to face the Houston Texans and Greg Jones, the full back that...

Jacksonville Jaguars Injury Report

The 1-9 Jacksonville Jaguars know a thing or two about losing. This week’s opponent – the 2-8 Houston Texans – knows quite a bit about it as well. Both teams have experienced losing streaks of eight games this season, with little improvement expected down the road. The Texans envisioned a better showing in 2013, with the Jaguars realistically playing for the right to draft...

Jaguars Will Blackmon fined $21,000 for blind side block on Cardinals Justin Bethel

Jacksonville Jaguars defensive back Will Blackmon has been assessed a fine of $21,000 for a blind side block on special teams against Cardinals defensive back Justin Bethel, according to a league spokesman. The hit occurred in the Cardinals 27-14 win over the Jaguars in Jacksonville this past week. The hit resulted in Bethel suffering a concussion, which has put his availability...

Jacksonville Jaguars vs. Houston Texans: Betting Odds, Point Spread, Over/Under and tv info

On Saturday the Houston Texans and Jacksonville Jaguars will square off in a match-up of two teams struggling to find the win column in the AFC South. The Jaguars (1-9) and the Texans (2-8) had different outlooks when the season began but by this point its safe to say that both have been down right awful. Coverage of the game between the Jaguars and Texans will air on CBS beginning...

Preview Of The Enemy: Jacksonville Jaguars

The routes taken by the Houston Texans and Jacksonville Jaguars this season have been different, but they’ve surprisingly reached the same destination. No one is surprised to see the Jaguars at the bottom of the standings, but the Texans season sinking like a lead balloon has been a shock to their fans. The Jacksonville Jaguars are not just the worst team in the league this season...

Jacksonville Jaguars: 2013 Week 12 NFL Power Rankings (#32)

Last week: 32 (+0) Record: 1-9 Week 11 Studs RT Austin Pasztor LE Jeremy Mincey RE Andre Branch RE Jason Babin CB Alan Ball CB Mike Harris Week 11 Duds QB Chad Henne

Jaguars News and Notes: How to Beat the Texans

It’s a familiar T-shirt sold in the Jacksonville - “Run MJD Run.”While it is not as exciting as watching Forrest Gump out run the kick cover for the Crimson Tide, it does stand a sticking point for this franchise. The running game has not moved much this season and the ground game as a whole has been MIA. This week, against Houston, there is an opportunity to show the Texans...

Jacksonville earn second win, defeat Texans 13-6

It wasn't pretty, but the Jaguars defense shut down the Houston Texans offense for four quarters and the offense did just enough to hold on to the lead that was established on the opening possession to earn a 13-6 victory. The Jaguars defense held Texans quarterback Case Keenum to just 18-of-34 passing for 169 yards and an interception, as the Houston offense was unable to find...
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