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Jones-Drew aims to silence doubters

Running back Maurice Jones-Drew never had to search for motivation. It came in daily doses from people questioning him because of his stature. Time and again, the 5-foot-7 Jones-Drew silenced doubters with his play, be it at De La Salle High, UCLA or the Jacksonville Jaguars. Now that he's with the Raiders, he has found a new source of motivation from those who wonder if he...
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20 hours ago  |  Discuss

The Oakland Raiders will rely on Maurice Jones-Drew rather than Darren McFadden

The San Francisco Chronicle’s Vic Tafur predicts that Maurice Jones-Drew will supplant Darren McFadden as the Oakland Raiders’ featured running back this season. To complement the fragile McFadden, Oakland signed Jones-Drew to a three-year deal valued at roughly $7.5 million on March 28. Jones-Drew, who performed with a surgically repaired foot and battled a balky hamstring,...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders: What happened to Maurice Jones Drew?

The Oakland Raiders added a whole lot of veterans to the roster during the offseason in an attempt to help bridge the gap while general manager Reggie McKenzie attempts to build a championship team through homegrown talent acquired in the draft. The response from the media was fairly unanimous in joking that the Raiders would have a Super Bowl caliber team if this was 2010. Some...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Raiders RB Maurice Jones-Drew: London deserves an NFL franchise

It appears that NFL players and NFL owners finally agree on something: There should be a football team in London. Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said in February that he's 'very much for it.' Falcons owner Arthur Blank said in June that the league 'ought to have a team there.' The latest person to weigh in is Raiders running back Maurice Jones-Drew who told BritviewNFL...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Jones-Drew, Schaub believe London deserves NFL team

It's not just NFL higher-ups who believe the sport should be expanded over the pond. In an interview with's Neil Reynolds, Raiders running back Maurice Jones-Drew opined that London deserves a full-time franchise. "You know what? I think they deserve one," Jones-Drew said, via "It's just the toll it takes on the body because...
Via Helmet2Helmet
22 days ago  |  Discuss

MJD: Ex-teammate wanted $200,000 for jersey number

Maurice Jones-Drew will be donning a new number this season when he suits up for the Oakland Raiders. And it's one he tried to get while playing for the Jacksonville Jaguars.Appearing on SportsCenter, Jones-Drew revealed that No. 21 has always been his preferred number to wear. After all, he wore the number through high school and college before wearing No. 32 with the Jaguars...
Via Bush League Chronicle
July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

MJD: It’s been exciting to play for the Raiders

Running back Maurice Jones-Drew is very excited to be a part of the Raiders organization after growing up as a fan in California. “Growing up a @RAIDERS’ fan, it has been really exciting for me to come to work every day.”-@Jones_Drew32 on @TheHerd — NFL on ESPN (@ESPNNFL) June 30, 2014 The good news for MJD is that the Raiders are might in good...
Via Pro Football Zone
June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Jacksonville Jaguars running back contemplated retiring after the 2013 season

Maurice Jones-Drew was the feature back in Jacksonville after the departure of long-time running back Fred Taylor. At the end of the 2013 season, general manager David Caldwell made it clear that he was going to allow Jones-Drew to test the free agent market, claiming that Jones-Drew ‘deserved that opportunity’. We all know that it was Caldwell’s way of saying that ‘Mojo’...
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June 29, 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

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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