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Is new Raiders running back DeAndre Washington MJD 2.0?

The Oakland Raiders finally got around to drafting a running back in the fifth round of the draft but it wasn’t the type of back I expected and wanted them to get. Rather than a bruising type of back who can get those tough yards between the tackles, DeAndre Washington is a small, shifty back with a low center of gravity who makes guys miss but who also can run through arm tackles...
Via cover32
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Maurice Jones-Drew's dejected expression at NFL Combine becomes hilarious meme

Former Jacksonville Jaguars running back Maurice Jones-Drew was on assignment for NFL Network at the Combine on Monday when his face froze. Disclosure: I didn't see the scene unfold in real time but the result is the image of MJD looking desperately into the camera. It's a relatable face for unpleasant things or unfortunate events.Everyone had fun with it including the all-time...
Via Fox Sports
February 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Maurice Jones-Drew: Cam Newton Gives Panthers Rushing Edge Over Broncos

SAN FRANCISCO — NFL media analyst Maurice Jones-Drew knows a thing or two about running the rock after dominating the ground game for many years. The former Jacksonville Jaguar and Oakland Raider visited Radio Row ahead of Super Bowl 50 and broke down the running attacks of the Carolina Panthers and Denver Broncos. Watch the video above to see Jones-Drew’s analysis. Also, for...
Via NESN.com
February 02, 2016  |  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...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Maurice Jones-Drew will retire with the Jaguars on Tuesday

By David Levin 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...
Via cover32
April 24, 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 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...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 05, 2015  |  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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