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Fantasy Football: Outlook for Rashad Jennings, Emmanuel Sanders and Other Free Agency Transplants

This fantasy football outlook is the second in a six-part series that will review the important free agency transplants and how they could help or hinder your shot at the title. This week we’ll gander at two former Jacksonville running backs in Rashad Jennings and Maurice Jones-Drew along with Peyton Manning’s Eric Decker replacement in Emmanuel Sanders.   Photo Courtesy: Ron...
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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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Maurice Jones-Drew makes ‘Hands up, don’t shoot’ gesture after scoring touchdown (Video)

In the wake of the shooting of unarmed 18-year-old Mike Brown by Ferguson, MO police office Darren Wilson, numerous protests have been staged. The incident has become front-page news, drawing the attention from across the United States and other parts of the world. In the sports world, we have seen the St. Louis Rams provide […]
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WATCH: Maurice Jones-Drew Turns on the Speed for First Oakland Raiders Touchdown

After the first two preseason games the Raiders might have been wondering if picking up former Jacksonville Jaguars running back Maurice Jones-Drew was worth the roster spot. Ole Mighty Mouse had looked anything but mighty--so far. Sometimes you just have to be patient.Friday night that patience finally paid off as Mighty Mouse took the ball 40-yards to pay dirt.via BroBibleOn his...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Tyvon Branch, MJD banged up

Raiders running back Maurice Jones-Drew injured his finger and safety Tyvon Branch suffered an ankle injury on Friday night. RB Maurice Jones-Drew hurt a finger, S Tyvon Branch hurt an ankle. OT Melvin McCants and TE Scott Simonson suffered concussions. — Steve Corkran (@CorkOnTheNFL) August 16, 2014 The good news is that Branch is expected to be fine. DA called Tyvon’s ankle...
Via Pro Football Zone
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Oakland Raiders running back Maurice Jones-Drew ranked 32nd best in NFL…

… In fantasy that is, but maybe in real life as well. With the Hall of Fame Game now in the books, the 2014 NFL season is now underway. And that can only mean one thing: Fantasy football drafts are about to start happening. In order to get a jump on the competition, it’s never to early to start putting together a draft board. To help the cause, cover32 will be ranking each position...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via Pro Sports Daily
26 days 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,...
Via Sports by Colin
July 24, 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...
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December 31, 2013  |  Discuss
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