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Maurice Jones-Drew not optimistic about playing in Week 3

Running back Maurice Jones-Drew “didn’t sound optimistic” about playing in Week 3 when he spoke to reporters on Monday. Jones-Drew’s Raiders will face the Patriots in Week 3. Details on the hand of Jones-Drew have been slim with the running back declining to tell reporters any new information on Monday. He was listed as questionable on Friday’s injury report leading up...
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Raiders Injury Update: Maurice Jones-Drew likely out week 2

In what came as a bit of a surprise, it was reported that Oakland Raiders running back Maurice Jones-Drew underwent a procedure on his right hand. CSN Bay Area’s Fallon Smith originally reported on Wednesday that Jones-Drew had surgery on his right hand. The running back acknowledged having a procedure after Thursday’s practice, his second straight session missed. #454858224...
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Minus Jones-Drew, Raiders turn to backup running backs

It’s early, just Week 2, but the Raiders are feeling some urgency and need to get back on the right foot Sunday in their home opener against the Texans. And it looks like they will be counting on the right and left feet of Darren McFadden and Latavius Murray. Maurice Jones-Drew said Thursday that he had a procedure performed on his right hand — not for a broken bone, he said...
Via Pro Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Maurice Jones-Drew Hand Surgery - Doubtful Week 2

The Oakland Raiders could be without RB Maurice Jones-Drew in their Week 2 matchup against the Houston Texans.  He led the team in carries with 9 during the Week 1 loss to the New York Jets, but gained just 11 yards.  Darren McFadden gets a bump in weekly rankings but it might be Latavius Murray who you want to stream this week. A 6th round pick in the 2013 NFL Draft out of...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders RB Maurice Jones-Drew Has the LOL Play Of the Week

From time to time there are plays in the game that are we can't help, but laugh at. Yeah, they may result in a touchdown for the other team (i.e. the Butt-Fumble) or in a loss of yards, but how the play unfolds is so darn funny we can't help but laugh.Like this loss of about 12 the Raiders had Sunday when running back Maurice Jones-Drew somehow punted the ball back to Derek...
Via FatManWriting
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Maurice Jones-Drew Hit in Backfield, Crazy Fumble Ensues

The Oakland Raiders spent a lot of money this offseason bringing in veterans to help improve their roster. One of the veterans Oakland brought in was running back Maurice Jones-Drew, whose Raider career has gotten off to a shaky start. MJD has carried the ball 9 times for a grand total of 12 yards and a fumble, but it wasn’t just any fumble. It might have been the most ridiculous...
Via Standing O Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Maurice Jones-Drew Fumbles, Improbably Bicycle Kicks Ball Back To QB (GIF)

Maurice Jones-Drew got really, really lucky on Sunday afternoon. The running back’s Oakland Raiders career got off to a shaky start, as he and his new team took on the New York Jets in Week 1 of NFL action. Jones-Drew took a handoff from rookie quarterback Derek Carr and almost immediately fumbled after being hit right away. Jones-Drew fumbled the ball, and it looked like the Raiders...
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Maurice Jones-Drew Fumbled And Punted The Ball Back To His Quarterback

RAIDERS FOOTBALL IS BACK, BABY! That can only mean one thing – hilarious highlights/lowlights that can be enjoyed by all not wearing black and silver. Maurice Jones-Drew had this fantastic fumble that he managed to kick back to Derek Carr, who made the catch to bail out his running back. It would have been funnier if he lost his shoe, but still pretty great nonetheless. [GIFs...
Via Next Impulse Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Quinton Coples Almost Decapitates Maurice Jones-Drew (Video)

New York Jets linebacker Quinton Coples almost snatched Maurice Jones-Drew’s entire head off with this clothesline tackle against the Raiders.   h/t Michael Gallagher 
Via BlackSportsOnline
9 days ago  |  Discuss

You Shouldn’t Trust Maurice Jones-Drew in Fantasy Football This Year

Maurice Jones-Drew was once a household name when it comes to top fantasy running backs. For 2014 he’s moved on to Oakland where he’ll be teamed up with Darren McFadden in an interesting backfield situation. Will Jones-Drew return to form? Will he fade into RBBC obscurity? Will the injury woes continue? Our friends at […] The post You Shouldn’t Trust Maurice...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss
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