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Maurice Jones-Drew will begin the season much like he did his NFL career: as a backup and third-down running back.
Jacksonville Jaguars coach Mike Mularkey says he expects Jones-Drew to rotate in on third downs Sunday at Minnesota. Mularkey says the NFL's leading rusher in 2011 also will ''get a series'' in place of starter Rashad Jennings.
Mularkey says Jones...
Jaguars coach Mike Mularkey said running back Maurice Jones-Drew, who practiced for the first time Monday since ending his 38-day holdout Sunday without getting a new contract, will play in the season opener in Minnesota. Jones-Drew contributed almost 48 percent of the Jaguars' offense last season, the highest percentage by any player in the past 10 years according to Elias...
I threw some tweets up as I watched Maurice Jones-Drew's presser this afternoon. Here's the highlights.
Jones-Drew handles himself wel with the media in person. Teaching about unilateral contracts now.
— The Jaggernaut (@The_Jaggernaut) September 2, 2012
MJD saying all he can control is his level of play, and he'll keep a high level of play.
— The Jaggernaut...
Per Sources, Maurice Jones-Drew will report to the Jaguars training facility today.
Running back Maurice Jones-Drew, who held out from training camp in the hopes of getting a new contract, will report to the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday, a source familiar with the situation told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.
The Jaguars did not give him a new contract, according to a source...
Jacksonville Jaguars star running back Maurice Jones-Drew has ended his holdout, reporting for work today. Drew had missed the entire preseason and offseason due to displeasure with a contract that has two remaining years. He held out for 38 days. Now, the Jaguars have removed Jones-Drew from the reserve/did not report list.
There are so many of us that love to hate on ESPN, and today, they gave us one more reason to poke a little fun.
H/T to our own Mike Tiscione for the screen shot find.
I know that spelling isn't everyone's strong suit, but you'd think they'd have that little red squiggly line below the word "Jaugars" when they typed it up. Then again, when news breaks...
So Maurice Jones-Drew finally ended his holdout with Jacksonville on Sunday. Though no word on why he had a change of heart as of this typing, I have to assume he wanted to help Razzball writer Tehol Beddict further his tv career and me so I didn’t have to keep hearing ‘When is MJD going to come back? Why is he so high in your rankings if he’s a hold out? Why do you insist...
Jacksonville head coach Mike Mularkey acknowledged that Maurice Jones-Drew's use will be limited to occasional third-down carries in Sunday's season opener against the Vikings.Fantasy Spin:That means Rashad Jennings is a must-start in Week 1, though it will be intriguing to see if the Jaguars give MJD any goal-line looks just a week after ending his holdout.
Jacksonville, FL (Sports Network) - Jacksonville Jaguars running back Maurice Jones-Drew has reportedly ended his holdout.Jones-Drew reported to the Jaguars on Sunday, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN.Jacksonville's star running back was holding out in hopes of getting a new contract. Instead of a new deal, Jones-Drew amassed $1.2 million in fines during his absence.Jones-Drew...
Running back Maurice Jones-Drew has ended his holdout and reported to the Jaguars on Sunday, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN.
The holdout ends at 38 days, and MJD assured fantasy owners that he was safe, and hence stuck to his word by reporting to the Jaguars prior to Week 1. He should be worked back into the offense slowly behind Rashad Jennings though.
Jacksonville Jaguars running back Maurice Jones-Drew, who held out of training camp and missed all of preseason in hopes for a new contract, will report to the team on Sunday, according to Adam Schefter.
Jones-Drew did not receive a new contract from the Jaguars. He has accrued $1.2 million in fines for the holdout, but the team may waive the fines.
Jones-Drew wanted a new deal...
According to Jacksonville Jaguars head coach Mike Mularkey, running back Maurice Jones-Drew will play against the Minnesota Vikings, but Rashad Jennings will get the start.