Jones-Drew wants to finish his career with Raiders

Maurice Jones-Drew has played eight NFL seasons and has three more on a contract he recently signed with the Raiders. The veteran running back wouldn’t completely rule out playing beyond that, but the Oakland native said he doesn’t plan on changing uniforms again. The longtime Jacksonville Jaguar joined his hometown Raiders last month and would like to finish his career in silver...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders sign RB Maurice Jones-Drew

Maurice Jones-Drew has seen a steep fall from his 2011 season, in which he led the NFL with 1606 rushing yards. That season, he averaged 4.7 yards per carry on 343 carries, added 43 catches for 374 yards and scored 11 times. He did all of that on an otherwise abysmal offense during Blaine Gabbert’s rookie year, which makes it all the more impressive. That off-season, he demanded...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

No more ‘Mojo’ for Jacksonville, the Jones-Drew era is over

The Maurice Jones-Drew era is over in Jacksonville. That’s a pretty heft pill for many Jaguars fans to swallow, even if they knew the former all-pro’s departure was all but set in stone. You can’t fault anybody for sulking a bit after hearing news that he has signed a three-year contract with his hometown Oakland Raiders. After notching over 8,000 yards and 68 touchdowns in...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

MJD’s compensation gets cut in half

Running back Maurice Jones-Drew wasn’t happy with a Jaguars contract that paid him $4.45 million in 2012 and $4.95 million in 2013. He can’t be thrilled, then, about his how first foray into free agency finished. Per a source with knowledge of the contract details, Jones-Drew’s three-year contract with the Raiders has an annual average value of only $2.5 million. Specifically...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Maurice Jones-Drew Feels 'Wronged' By Jaguars

There are times when the writer must remember he is a writer and not a fan. While the lines of being a fan and doing a job are skewed, this time, I have to say while writing this story, I am both - and a mad fan at that.Former Jacksonville Jaguars running back Maurice Jones-Drew signed a three-year deal with the Oakland Raiders on Friday. The deal meant the controversial runner would...
Via Football Nation
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Jones-Drew says he was “done wrong” by the Jaguars

After waiting for 17 days for a new contract from a new team, veteran running back Maurice Jones-Drew returned to California on Friday, inking a three-year contract with the Raiders. In his introductory conference call (via Vic Tafur of the San Francisco Chronicle), Jones-Drew said that he’ll have a “chip on [his] shoulder,” and that “I know I felt like I was done wrong”...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Raiders close to deal with Maurice Jones-Drew

The Oakland Raiders are “very close” to signing free agent running back Maurice Jones-Drew. CSN’s Scott Blair reports that “all signs point to this thing getting done very soon.” Jones-Drew, 29, would give the Raiders someone to share time with the recently re-signed Darren McFadden. #Raiders, Maurice Jones Drew are very close to a deal. All signs point to this thing getting...
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Maurice Jones-Drew willing to wait until he gets $3 million a year

According to the New York Post,  free agent running back Maurice Jones-Drew is looking for $3 million a year and will wait until a team gives it to him. While Jones-Drew’s agent is expected to meet with several teams at the NFL owners meetings this week, a league source said the league’s 2011 rushing champion thinks he is worth at least $3 million per year and is willing to...
Via Pro Football Zone
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Maurice Jones-Drew visiting with Steelers for second day?

Free agent running back Maurice Jones-Drew might not have left Pittsburgh after all. While the longtime Jacksonville Jaguars running back was not signed after visiting with the Pittsburgh Steelers on Wednesday, Albert Breer of the NFL Network is now reporting that Jones-Drew will be back at the team's facility on Thursday. Breer did not have an update, however, on former New...
Via Steelers Depot
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Four teams that make sense for Maurice Jones-Drew

Before they even played the Denver Broncos on Sunday, Gus Bradley and the Jacksonville Jaguars announced they are willing to trade running back Maurice Jones-Drew for the right price.He's far and away the team's best player, so you have to imagine the Jag's are approaching the sitauation much like the Browns did with Trent Richardson.The only difference from Richardson...
Via Football Nation
October 13, 2013  |  Discuss

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