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MAURICE JONES-DREW RUMORS

Jaguars serious about improving rushing attack in 2015

In 2011, when Maurice Jones-Drew led the NFL with 1,606 yards rushing, it may have been difficult to for Jacksonville Jaguars fans to imagine the the team struggling to run the ball. Unfortunately for the Jaguars, that was the last time they had a back break the 1,000-yard mark. As ESPN's Mike DiRocco points out, the Jaguars have averaged just 88.8 yards per game on the ground over...
Via Fox Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Maurice Jones-Drew will retire with the Jaguars on Tuesday

It’s only fitting that Maurice Jones-Drew retire as a Jacksonville Jaguar, as a member of the team that drafted him into the NFL. The Florida Times-Union has announced that Jones-Drew, the team’s second all-time leading rusher, will sign a one-day contract to officially retire from the NFL. Jones-Drew played his first eight NFL seasons for the Jaguars – the running back was...
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April 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Maurice Jones-Drew to Retire a Jaguar

Maurice Jones-Drew #32 of the Jacksonville Jaguars rushes for yardage against Houston Texan D.J. Swearinger and Darryl Sharpton #51 of the Houston Texan at EverBank Field on December 5, 2013 in Jacksonville, Florida. (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images) The life of a good running back on a bad team is never fun. Maurice Jones-Drew is one of the best examples of this situation over...
Via The Sports Journal
April 23, 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...
Via Sportsnaut
April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Maurice Jones-Drew Announces Retirement From NFL After Nine Seasons

ALAMEDA, Calif. — Two of the Oakland Raiders’ big free agent acquisitions from last season are no longer with the team. Running back Maurice Jones-Drew announced his retirement Thursday and defensive end LaMarr Woodley was released by the team. All good things come to an end!!! http://t.co/zl6EJQ5SAE— Maurice Jones-Drew (@Jones_Drew32) March 05,...
Via NESN.com
March 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Maurice Jones-Drew announces his retirement from NFL

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. All good...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 05, 2015  |  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...
Via NESN.com
September 07, 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’...
Via cover32 - Jaguars
June 29, 2014  |  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...
Via cover32 - Jaguars
April 05, 2014  |  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 Orleans...
Via Steelers Depot
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss
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