Found August 09, 2012 on
By: Curt Popejoy
So, I am listening to ESPN Radio the other night and I hear that Jacksonville Jaguars running back Maurice Jones-Drew has decided to hold out for a new contract, with 2 years remaining on his current contract extension that he signed in 2009. This is a contract that is set to pay him over $4 million per for the final 2 seasons. A contract that he agreed to, and to the best of my knowledge with no threat or coercion.
Now we fast forward 3 very good statistical seasons for MJD and he wants to get paid. He was given the keys to the running game starting in 2009 after Fred Taylor left for New England and has averaged 1,440 yards per game the past 3 seasons. He’s been a very impressive back without a doubt. But he doesn’t deserve a raise.
I’m glad to see that Jaguars ownership has said they don’t re-negotiate with players with 2 years remaining on their contracts. Now, if they cave and give him a new deal this year, their credibility will take a hit but ...
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By: Curt Popejoy – So, I am listening to ESPN Radio the other night and I hear that Jacksonville Jaguars running back Maurice Jones-Drew has decided to hold out for a new contract, with 2 years remaining on his current contract extension that he signed in 2009. This is a contract that is set to pay him over $4 million per for the final 2 seasons. A contract that he agreed to...
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