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The Jacksonville Jaguars will have an interesting decision to make during the 2013 NFL draft. It’s all contingent on what the Kansas City Chiefs do on draft day, and the good news is the teams with the 1st pick, usually announce before the draft who they are going to pick. After careful examination, I predict the Chiefs will select Geno Smith and the Jaguars will select Bjoern Werner. If the Chiefs passed on Smith, then I could see the Jaguars selecting him, but with that opportunity gone... Read more
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Jacksonville Jaguars running back Maurice Jones-Drew expects to be cleared to get back on the field by early summer after undergoing foot surgery at the end of the December.
Jones-Drew says this injury won’t slow him down.
“I don’t feel like this injury is going to slow me down,” said Jones-Drew, per the Florida Times-Union. “I just have to train. I want to get back and...
Jacksonville Jaguars running back Maurice Jones-Drew will
begin rehabbing his foot injury in February, according to Ryan O’Halloran of
The Florida Times-Union.
MJD expects to start dry land in March. Rehab will start with swimming in February. #jaguars
— Ryan O'Halloran (@ryanohalloran) January 30, 2013
Jones-Drew underwent surgery to repair his foot injury in
Jacksonville Jaguars receiver Laurent Robinson kept coming back in the 2012 season, concussion after concussion; in his case, four of them in a four-month span. Now he's still feeling the after effects of what could be an indication that his pro career and overall health may in jeopardy if he continues on this road.
According to NFL Draft analyst Matt Miller of Bleacher Report, the Jacksonville Jaguars are looking at likely drafting a defensive end with the second overall pick in this year’s NFL draft.
Word from Jacksonville is that team zeroing in on defensive end with No. 2 overall pick. Bjoern Werner, Damontre Moore thought to be tops
— Matt Miller (@nfldraftscout) January 30, 2013
Is it a good idea for any NFL team to trade their best player? Typically no, but the situation the Jacksonville Jaguars and Maurice Jones-Drew face is anything but typical.
The star running back is in the final season of his contract and is coming off a season that began with a lengthy contract dispute and ended with foot surgery that kept him out for 10 games.
According to Ryan O’Halloran of the Florida Times-Union, Jaguars running back Maurice Jones-Drew will start rehabbing his surgically repaired foot in February.
Jones-Drew will start his rehab in the pool and then head to dry land in March. He should be good to go for training camp.
The good news for the Jaguars is that they already know he’s not going to hold out or ask for...