Biggest winners and losers from NFL Divisional Playoffs

Then there were four. Following an entertaining four-game slate during the NFL Divisional Playoffs only four teams are still alive to win Super Bowl LII.The weekend was pretty wild. First off, the home dog Philadelphia Eagles used some otherworldly grit and determination to take down last year’s NFC champs, holding the Atlanta Falcons to just 10 points in the game. Then later Saturday...
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January 14, 2018  |  Discuss

Maurice Jones-Drew: Titans will beat Patriots because of Derrick Henry

The NFL is all about making bold predictions, and that is exactly what former running back and NFL Network analyst Maurice Jones-Drew did when he predicted the Tennessee Titans will beat the New England Patriots.MJD labels Titans second-year running back Derrick Henry as the critical X-factor. ”The reason being is Derrick Henry, Jones-Drew said, per Jim Wyatt of the team’s official...
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January 12, 2018  |  Discuss

Lions RB Abdullah reveals foot injury was Lisfranc tear

Detroit Lions running back Ameer Abdullah revealed on a recent podcast interview the nature of his foot injury from 2016.Abdullah missed nearly all of the 2016 NFL season after suffering a foot injury in Week 2 that resulted in him being placed on IR. We knew the injury was a tear, but the Lions had kept it quiet that Abdullah had a Lisfranc tear. Lisfranc injuries can be serious...
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June 01, 2017  |  Discuss

Jaguars GM: Drafting Leonard Fournette was ‘win now’ pick

The Jacksonville Jaguars did the right thing when they selected running back Leonard Fournette with the fourth overall pick in the 2017 NFL Draft.General manager Dave Caldwell is of the opinion that the Jaguars will instantly reap the benefits of adding Fournette.“Leonard’s a guy we think can come in & make an immediate impact, we’re in a ‘win now’ mode as we should be,” Caldwell...
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May 03, 2017  |  Discuss

Box Score 3/23: Team USA wins their first WBC title

Want more news first thing in the day? Sign up for the Yardbarker Morning Bark newsletter here.Good morning and welcome to the YB Box Score, what we're reading while we wait for our WBC championship hangover to wear off. Happy birthday to Jason Kidd, Mark Buehrle, Kyrie Irving and  Maurice Jones-Drew. On this date in 1994 Wayne Gretzky scored his 802th goal breaking Gordie Howe's...
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March 23, 2017  |  Discuss

Maurice Jones-Drew cracks joke after being drafted in fantasy

Maurice Jones-Drew officially tied a bow on his NFL career back in March, but at least one fantasy football team owner believes the 30-year-old still has a lot to offer. On Sunday, Jones-Drew had a great response to a Twitter follower who said he drafted the former Jacksonville Jaguars back in all of his leagues. Perfect. Jones-Drew’s best season was in 2011, when he rushed...
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September 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Maurice Jones-Drew to Sign a One-Day Contract, Retire as a Jaguar

Running back Maurice Jones-Drew announced his retirement from the NFL in March, but now it appears that he will have a retirement ceremony thrown for him by his long-time team, the Jacksonville Jaguars. ESPN’s Mike DiRocco reports that Jones-Drew will sign a one-day contract with the Jaguars on Tuesday and retire a member of the team he spent eight of his nine NFL seasons with. He...
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April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Maurice Jones-Drew announces his retirement from NFL

By Larry Brown Maurice Jones-Drew announced his retirement from the NFL on Thursday by posting a message on Twitter saying that, “all good things come to an end.” In his note on the matter, Jones-Drew called his 9-year playing career an “amazing” time and said he is looking forward to the next chapter of his life: After much discussion with my family and business team during this...
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March 05, 2015  |  Discuss

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