Maurice Jones-Drew RUMORS & NEWS

  • Maurice Jones-Drew retires, NFL player reactions

    Big Cat Country "Jacksonville Jaguars running back Maurice Jones-Drew retired today after signing a one-day contract. Jones-Drew, a second-round draft pick in 2006, started 70 of 114 games in eight seasons with the Jaguars and led the team in rushing in six of his eight seasons. He concluded his career in 2014..." April 28

  • Maurice Jones-Drew to retire as a Jaguars player next week

    Jacksonville Times-Union "Maurice Jones-Drew, the Jaguars’ career record-holder in touchdowns, will return to Jacksonville Tuesday to sign a one-day contract to retire as a member of the franchise. Jones-Drew played his first eight NFL seasons for the Jaguars – the running back was named to three Pro Bowls – before..." April 23

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    John Middlekauff @JohnMiddlekauff

    While MJD wouldn't tell us what the injury (hand) was, said he hurt it early in the Jets game. Didnt sound optimistic about this wk

  • Minus Jones-Drew, Raiders turn to backup running backs

    San Francisco Chronicle "It’s early, just Week 2, but the Raiders are feeling some urgency and need to get back on the right foot Sunday in their home opener against the Texans. And it looks like they will be counting on the right and left feet of Darren McFadden and Latavius Murray. Maurice Jones-Drew said Thursday..." September 12

  • Jones-Drew expected to miss game vs. Texans

    CSN Bay Area "Raiders running back Maurice Jones-Drew won’t rule himself out of Sunday’s game against the Houston Texans. Publicly, the coaching staff has maintained a similar stance. Though nothing formal has been announced, multiple sources have indicated that he won't be available for the home..." September 11

  • Raiders' Jones-Drew undergoes procedure

    CSN Bay Area "The Raiders’ two-headed monster at running back didn’t make it through Game 1 before suffering its first set-back. Maurice Jones-Drew injured his hand in Sunday’s 19-14 loss to the Jets and underwent a procedure to repair the injury, a source told Comcast SportsNet’s Fallon Smith. The..." September 10

  • Raiders RB Maurice Jones-Drew considered retirement after 2013

    CBS Sports "If the Jaguars don't want you, maybe it's time to hang up your cleats. When Maurice Jones-Drew became a free agent after the 2013 season, Jacksonville decided to let him test the open market. Instead of exploring his free agent options though, MJD almost decided to do something else:..." June 30

  • Raiders' Maurice Jones-Drew says he and Darren McFadden can bounce back

    Oakland Tribune "Maurice Jones-Drew has a message for all the skeptics who doubt that he and Darren McFadden can erase two seasons of injury and ineffectiveness. "Everybody can say what they want," Jones-Drew said Tuesday as the Raiders began a three-day mandatory minicamp. "Just don't be the same guy in a..." June 18

  • Raiders RB Jones-Drew sued year after bar fight

    Sacramento Bee "Oakland Raiders running back Maurice Jones-Drew is being sued in Florida, accused of punching a bouncer at a St. Augustine restaurant. The suit was electronically filed May 30 in St. Johns County. Bouncer Kasim Howard is suing Jones-Drew, saying the former Jacksonville Jaguars star punched..." June 14

  • Jones-Drew agrees to contract with Raiders

    CSN Bay Area "Maurice Jones-Drew has agreed to terms on a contract with the Raiders, two league sources confirmed to CSN Bay Area late Thursday night. Exact terms of the contract remain undisclosed. The veteran running back is scheduled to undergo a physical on Friday morning. If he passes as expected and..." March 28

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    RB Maurice Jones-Drew scheduled to fly to Oakland tonight to visit Raiders Fri. One source said there's "a good chance" Oakland signs MJD.

  • Jets, Patriots, Dolphins, Steelers in play for Maurice Jones-Drew

    New York Daily News "The Jets are looking to add another offensive skill position piece to the puzzle, but general manager John Idzik may first have to fend off a pair of division rivals. The Daily News has learned that the Jets, Patriots, Dolphins and Steelers are in the hunt to land veteran running back Maurice..." March 25

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    Ed Bouchette @EdBouchette

    Maurice Jones-Drew's visit with #Steelers ended. No contract. Still no backup RB. Next?

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Jaguars free-agent RB Maurice Jones-Drew is visiting the Steelers today, per source. They are not the only interested team.

  • Source: Jets showing interest in Maurice Jones-Drew

    New York Daily News "The Jets are showing interest in free agent running back Maurice Jones-Drew, according to a source. No visit is currently scheduled for the 28-year-old running back, however. Running back isn’t the Jets highest priority need, but especially because Mike Goodson’s status on the team could be..." March 12

  • Tight end Vernon Davis hints MJD may be interested in returning home to San Francisco

    Florida Times Union "San Francisco tight end Vernon Davis has hinted that Jaguars running back Maurice Jones-Drew may be interested in joining the 49ers after he becomes a free agent on March 11. According to Givemesport, Davis posted a picture of himself with the running back on Instagram with the caption, “Me..." February 25

  • Jaguars to let MJD test market

    ESPN "The Jaguars are going to let running back Maurice Jones-Drew test the market in free agency and then decide whether to try to re-sign the second-leading rusher in franchise history. It also appears the Jaguars are going to keep quarterback Blaine Gabbert, the team's first-round draft pick in..." January 01

  • Maurice Jones-Drew Looking To Cash In As Free Agent

    Big Cat Country "Running back Maurice Jones-Drew is open to returning to the Jaguars in 2014, but only if the price is right. In talking to the media on Monday following the end of the 2013 season, Jones-Drew said that money was the most important factor in where he will be playing next year. While..." December 30

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    Mark Long @APMarkLong

    Early indications are MJD wants a long-term contract & doesn't want to settle for a 2-year, incentive-laden deal

  • Last game in teal for Maurice Jones-Drew?

    Florida Times Union "A year ago today, Maurice Jones-Drew traveled to Charlotte, N.C., for surgery on the broken left foot that ended his 2012 season after only five games. Crash-course conditioning in the summer helped Jones-Drew get ready for this year, and when he starts the Jaguars’ season finale Sunday at..." December 26

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    #Jaguars RB Maurice Jones-Drew (hamstring) will work out pregame, but the team is optimistic that he'll play today. He missed last week.

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Jaguars WR Cecil Shorts will not play today due to groin injury; RB Maurice Jones-Drew will test his hamstring pregame to see if he can play

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    Hays Carlyon @HaysCarlyon

    Gus says MJD and Cyprien doubtful for Sunday. #Jaguars

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    Hays Carlyon @HaysCarlyon

    MJD says his goal is still to play on Sunday, but he doesn't sound overly confident. #Jaguars

  • Jones-Drew questionable this week "The Jaguars are getting a few extra days between games this week. Maurice Jones-Drew may well need that time. Jones-Drew, the three-time Pro Bowl running back whose production has increased in recent weeks, will be questionable this week as the Jaguars begin preparing to play the Buffalo..." December 10

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    Hays Carlyon @HaysCarlyon

    MJD hopes to return to practice Friday with strained hamstring. Seems very questionable for Sunday. #Jaguars

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    Mark Long @APMarkLong

    Jaguars RB MJD has a strained hamsting. Getting MRI today

  • “Realistic Possibility” Maurice Jones-Drew Will Be Back In Jacksonville

    NFL Trade Rumors "Jaguars GM David Caldwell mentioned in a radio interview that there’s a “realistic possibility” of RB Maurice Jones-Drew returning to Jacksonville next season. “It’s a realistic possibility,” said Caldwell, via 1010 XL in Jacksonville. “He’s been great this year, a real nice surprise as far as..." November 27

  • Jaguars RB Maurice Jones-Drew worries that team took a step back last week

    Jacksonville Times-Union "The Jaguars have made such little progress this season that taking a step back didn’t go over well with running back Maurice Jones-Drew. The three-time Pro Bowler chose not to speak to reporters following last Sunday’s 24-6 loss to San Diego at EverBank Field. Jones-Drew carried nine times, as..." October 26

  • Jaguars' Maurice Jones-Drew doesn't let losing get him down

    San Jose Mercury News "A decade removed from his undefeated seasons at De La Salle High School-Concord, Maurice Jones-Drew is marooned on a winless Jacksonville Jaguars team. "It's different now obviously than it was in high school," Jones-Drew said earlier this week. "But I have the same mindset: we have a chance to..." October 25

  • Jaguars interested in bringing back RB for right price

    Big Cat Country "Maurice Jones-Drew's days with the Jacksonville Jaguars might not be limited to just 10 more games as many have speculated. According to Michael DiRocco of ESPN the team is "interested in bringing Jones-Drew back as long as it's not for big money." Now the question that bears asking is: What..." October 18

  • GM not shopping big-name Jaguars after Monroe deal "The Jacksonville Jaguars' trade of left tackle Eugene Monroe does not portend a mass exodus of the team's biggest names leading up to the Oct. 29 trade deadline. Although general manager David Caldwell is stockpiling draft picks to build from the ground up NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport..." October 03

  • Jaguars' Maurice Jones-Drew hopes to play against Seattle

    Jacksonville Times-Union "Jaguars running back Maurice Jones-Drew (left ankle) is listed as questionable but the vibe around his availability changed dramatically when he was able to participate in some team drills – specifically red zone plays – during practice. “We made some good strides” Jones-Drew said. “It was a..." September 21

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    John Oehser @JohnOehser

    Mjd won't practice today. Bradley says status for Sunday is up on the air. Swelling still bothering him.

  • Maurice Jones-Drew plans on playing Sunday

    Jacksonville Times-Union "Jaguars running back Maurice Jones-Drew said he is “confident” his left ankle injury will allow him to play Sunday at Seattle. Jones-Drew sat out practice today at San Jose State University headquarters for the Jaguars this week while they stay on the West Coast between games against Oakland..." September 19

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    Word on #Jaguars RB Maurice Jones-Drew (foot tendon sprain) after his MRI: "He's good" I'm told. The plan is to play on Sunday.

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    Michael DiRocco @ESPNdirocco

    Gus Bradley says MJD has tendon sprain getting MRI today re-evaluate on Wednesday but looks good. #Jaguars

  • Home isn't where yards have been for Jaguars RB Maurice Jones-Drew

    Jacksonville Times-Union "Maurice Jones-Drew gets a second chance to celebrate his homecoming Sunday. A year ago the Bay Area native made his first appearance of his NFL career in Oakland but didn’t put on a show for his family and friends. Jones-Drew suffered a foot injury on the first play stayed in for one more..." September 13

  • Maurice Jones-Drew thought about retiring during training camp

    CBS Sports "Many folks expect 2011 leading NFL rusher Maurice Jones-Drew to have a bounceback year after a nightmarish 2012 that was marred by a holdout and shortened by injury. But 2013 MJD says almost didn't happen. The running back said at practice on Wednesday via the indispensable John Oehser of..." September 04

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    John Oehser @JohnOehser

    Mjd won't play Friday ... precautionary as he continues to work in the playing shape.

  • Jaguars RB Maurice Jones-Drew cleared to practice

    CBS Sports "Maybe more than any other player on the Jaguars squad, running back Maurice Jones-Drew has to be pumped for the start of training camp. After all, he lost 10 games last season after suffering a Lisfranc injury in his foot, he was embroiled in a Memorial Day weekend controversy in which in which..." July 23

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    Vito Stellino @vitostellino

    MJD saga continues. Caldwell said today MJD hasn't been cleared yet to play and will meet with docs next week to see if he will be. #Jaguars

  • Maurice Jones-Drew of Jaguars likely won't face suspension "Maurice Jones-Drew received some welcome news Tuesday when Florida state prosecutors announced that charges would not be filed against him. The Jacksonville Jaguars running back was accused of an attack on a security guard at The Conch House in St. Augustine, Fla., on May 25. "Based on the..." June 26

  • Jaguars' Maurice Jones-Drew says foot 'feels great' "Jacksonville Jaguars running back Maurice Jones-Drew told reporters earlier this month that he has the body of a 23-year-old. Despite questions over his ongoing recovery from season-ending Lisfranc surgery, MJD is confident he'll be ready for the campaign. "The foot feels great," he told The..." June 25

  • No charges for Maurice Jones-Drew

    ESPN "Maurice Jones-Drew will not be charged in connection with an alleged bar fight over Memorial Day weekend when the Jacksonville Jaguars running back was accused of punching a bouncer. The Florida state attorney's office filed an announcement Tuesday saying that evidence does not support charging..." June 25

  • Maurice Jones-Drew at center of storylines for Jaguars

    Jacksonville Times-Union "The Jaguars’ seemingly endless offseason — starting Dec. 31 when owner Shad Khan began his franchise-wide facelift and continued through coach Gus Bradley’s hiring, free agency, the draft and 13 on-field workouts — concludes this week with the team’s mandatory, three-day minicamp. On the..." June 10

  • Jones-Drew investigation close to concluding

    Jacksonville Times-Union "The investigation into Jacksonville Jaguars running back Maurice Jones-Drew’s suspected role in a recent altercation at the Conch House in St. Augustine will be wrapping up in the next few days. St. Augustine Police spokesman Mark Samson said the department is trying to schedule an interview..." June 05

  • Attorney of security guard speaks out against Maurice Jones-Drew

    Jacksonville Times-Union "Although Jaguars running back Maurice Jones-Drew has yet to be charged stemming from an incident at the Conch House Restaurant Sunday night, the attorney for the security officer who told police Jones-Drew punched him has spoken out. In a press release emailed to the Times-Union on Thursday,..." May 30

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    Per agreement with Police, Coxe won't disclose details of MJD's case. He's cooperating fully. Should know early next week if he's charged

  • Police: MJD has not been charged with a crime

    CBS Sports "Despite a previous TMZ report, Maurice Jones-Drew has not been charged with battery in an incident that took place over the Memorial Day weekend and involved the Jaguars running back allegedly punching a security guard. Jones-Drew's agent, Adisa Bakari, told the Florida Time-Union's Ryan..." May 29

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