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Raiders want to get Maurice Jones-Drew more work

The Raiders signed several veteran free agents this offseason, but haven’t got much return from those investments so far this year. Coach Tony Sparano would like that to change for one member of that crew. Running back Maurice Jones-Drew has 18 carries for 48 yards so far this season and Sparano would like to see both numbers rise in the near future, although he also noted that...
Via Pro Sports Daily
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

McFadden Outperforms MJD In Week 6

Raiders running back Darren McFadden rushed 14 times for 80 yards, while teammate Maurice Jones-Drew had four rushing attempts and ran for 30 yards.Fantasy Spin:Maurice Jones-Drew was supposed to get a larger share of the rushing attempts, but that didn't happen. We still don't know what to make of the Raiders backfield and at this time don't recommend either back, but...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Raiders Injury Update: Rod Streater, Maurice Jones-Drew

The Oakland Raiders are currently dealing with two injuries that definitely affects their offense.The first being Rod Streater (foot), whose agent said the wide receiver "needs minor surgery and would be back in four to five weeks," as tweeted by @BWilliamsonESPN on September 24th.#455020576 / gettyimages.comSince that tweet, there has been an update to Streater's possible...
Via Sports Injury Alert
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Maurice Jones-Drew fully practiced

Raiders running back Maurice Jones-Drew fully practiced on Thursday after undergoing hand surgery just two weeks ago. “I think he’s in a better spot now than he was two weeks ago and even where he was last week,” Raiders head coach Dennis Allen said. “Signs are pointing that he’s going to be ready to go for this weekend.” var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size...
Via Pro Football Zone
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Raiders Injury Update: Maurice Jones-Drew hoping to play Week 3

The Oakland Raiders may have gotten some good news regarding running back Maurice Jones-Drew yesterday. It appears that Jones-Drew has recovered from the hand surgery that kept him off the field during the teams 30 – 14 loss to the Texans last Sunday. #453979978 / gettyimages.comVic Tafur of The San Francisco Chronicle tweeted this out regarding the Jones-Drew update yesterday...
Via Sports Injury Alert
September 19, 2014  |  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
September 09, 2014  |  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...
September 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Maurice Jones-Drew: It's tough hearing people say you don't have it anymore

Former Jaguars running back Maurice Jones-Drew says it was tough hearing people say he doesn’t have it anymore (Credit: CBS Sports) In 2013, Jaguars running back Maurice Jones-Drew, struggled to top 1,000 rushing yards for the second straight season. While a foot injury slowed Jones-Drew in 2012, last season he played in fifteen games and only ended the year with 803 rushing yards...
Via Down and Distance
June 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Where is free agent Maurice Jones-Drew headed in 2014?

Maurice Jones-Drew has been the one lone bright spot for the struggling Jacksonville Jaguars. Jones has spent his entire career in Jacksonville, but now can sign with any team he chooses. The Jaguars last playoff appearance was in 2007 since then they have lost 65 of their 96 games. With over 1,800 (1,804) carries, the window to win the Super Bowl or play on a consistent wi...
February 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Five NFL free agents to avoid

Maurice Jones-Drew will be one of the biggest names on the free agent market, but this aging running back will likely disappoint whoever he signs with.   Even though the playoffs are just beginning, plenty of NFL fans are already looking forward to free agency. The 2014 free agent class looks to be a busy one, as many big names are hitting the market and will be looking for new...
Via Down and Distance
December 31, 2013  |  Discuss
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