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Maurice Jones-Drew

Maurice Jones-Drew - #32 - RB

Status Active
Height/Weight 5' 7"/ 210 lbs.
Birthday 03/23/1985
Birthplace Oakland, CA
College UCLA
Years played 8
Drafted 2006, 2nd round, 28th pick by Jaguars

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Att Yds TD
86 414 1

Jaguars sign WR West

Posted Sept. 20, 2011 @ 6:09 p.m. ET
The Jaguars signed WR Chastin West on Tuesday. West had been on the Packers' practice squad. To make room for West, the Jags waived rookie WR Jamar Newsome.

Del Rio won't announce Jags starter

Posted Sept. 19, 2011 @ 10:13 a.m. ET
Jaguars head coach Jack Del Rio said on Sunday evening he is unsure who his team's starting quarterback will be next week when the team faces the Panthers.

Jets roll to 2-0 with big win over Jaguars

Posted Sept. 18, 2011 @ 4:32 p.m. ET
Mark Sanchez and the New York Jets' offense got things started early, and the defense made things miserable for Luke McCown.

Jaguars RB Karim embracing larger role in backfield

Posted Sept. 16, 2011 @ 4:30 p.m. ET
As the backup to Maurice Jones-Drew, Deji Karim has a much larger role this season after backup Rashad Jennings suffered a season-ending knee injury in camp.

Jags hang on to top Titans 16-14

Posted Sept. 11, 2011 @ 4:24 p.m. ET
Maurice Jones-Drew scored in his return from knee surgery, and Jacksonville used a flawless start and some clutch plays late to edge Tennessee 16-14 in the season opener Sunday.

Jaguars QB McCown gets shot following Garrard's release

Posted Sept. 09, 2011 @ 2:45 p.m. ET
Following the surprising release of QB David Garrard, eighth-year veteran QB Luke McCown will have an opportunity to prove he can stay healthy and run the Jaguars' offense.

Only Bucs fail to avoid blackout

Posted Sept. 08, 2011 @ 5:48 p.m. ET
The Cardinals, Chargers and Rams announced on Thursday they have avoided blackouts and that their Week One games will be shown on local TV.

Del Rio: Garrard 'couldn't get it going'

Posted Sept. 06, 2011 @ 10:49 p.m. ET
The Jaguars' stunning announcement that it was releasing QB David Garrard was the result of the veteran's inability to perform at a high level.

Busy day for Jaguars

Posted Sept. 03, 2011 @ 9:15 p.m. ET
Saturday was a busy day for the Jaguars, as they made a series of moves in order to get to the 53-man roster limit

Jags RB Jennings to go on I.R.

Posted Sept. 03, 2011 @ 4:34 p.m. ET
The Jaguars have placed backup RB Rashad Jennings on injured reserve because of a knee injury suffered in the preseason.

Rams finish preseason 4-0 behind sharp Bradford

Posted Sept. 01, 2011 @ 11:34 p.m. ET
Sam Bradford completed 7 of 11 passes for 133 yards and a touchdown, and the Rams beat the Jaguars 24-17 in the preseason finale Thursday night.

Taylor to sign, then retire with Jaguars

Posted Sept. 01, 2011 @ 11:45 a.m. ET
The Jaguars will sign RB Fred Taylor, the franchise's all-time leading rusher, so he can retire with them.

Jaguars 2011 preview

Posted Aug. 31, 2011 @ 10:21 a.m. ET
The Jaguars bolstered their defense via free agency but who will start at quarterback? Learn more in PFW's in-depth team preview.

Jaguars release three, including Bouman

Posted Aug. 29, 2011 @ 1:58 p.m. ET
The Jaguars made three cuts on Monday and will need to make two more before Tuesday afternoon to reach the limit of 80 players.

Lindell seals Bills' OT win over Jaguars

Posted Aug. 27, 2011 @ 11:27 p.m. ET
Rian Lindell hit a 40-yard field goal with 3:04 left in overtime to give Buffalo a 35-32 preseason victory over  Jacksonville on Saturday night.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Oct. 21, 2012
Jones-Drew has been placed on injured reserve because of a foot injury.||||||| Jones-Drew injured his left foot Oct. 21 at Oakland when he was tackled on the opening play. He started running full speed last week, but his foot didn't respond as well as team trainers had hoped, so risking him in the season finale at Tennessee made no sense.
Posted Oct. 01, 2012
Jones-Drew ran 13 times for 38 yards in Sunday's 27-10 loss to the Bengals.||||||| Despite Sunday's effort, Jones-Drew is running for 4.9 yards per carry.
Posted Sept. 17, 2012
Jones-Drew ran 12 times for 60 yards in Sunday's 27-7 loss to Houston.||||||| His touchdown was the 75th of his career. He joined Randy Moss, Tony Gonzalez and Antonio Gates as the only active players with at least 75.
Posted Sept. 10, 2012
After skipping training camp in protest over his contract, Jones-Drew rushed for 77 yards on 19 carries during Sunday's 26-23 overtime loss at Minnesota.||||||| Jones-Drew wasn't expected to receive much work but ended up carrying the load after Rashad Jennings exited with a knee injury. He faces a tough task next week against Houston's stifling defense but should still be considered a top-10 option, especially if Jennings can't play.
Posted Sept. 08, 2012
The Jacksonville Jaguars have activated running back Maurice Jones-Drew and waived second-year running back Keith Toston.||||||| The Jaguars had a roster exemption for Jones-Drew, who ended a 38-day holdout last Sunday. He is expected to play in Sunday's season opener at Minnesota.

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