Fantasy owners who draft Jaguars RB Rashad Jennings could be getting more than just starter Maurice Jones-Drew's handcuff this season.
With a bum knee keeping Maurice Jones-Drew out of the biggest fantasy week of the season, backup Rashad Jennings was all set to run wild over the Redskins Sunday. Of course, things don't always play out as expected.
The Jaguars may be without RB Maurice Jones-Drew for their must-win game against the Redskins on Sunday.
Oakland blew a 10-point third-quarter lead on Sunday, and its defense struggled to contain RBs Maurice Jones-Drew and Rashad Jennings, who each had more than 100 yards rushing.
David Garrard threw three touchdown passes, Maurice Jones-Drew and Rashad Jennings each topped 100 yards rushing and the Jaguars beat the Raiders 38-31 Sunday in a wild game that featured six touchdowns of at least 30 yards.
The way we hear it, Jaguars RB Rashad Jennings, who racked up 53 yards and a TD on only seven carries against a stout Giants' "D" in Week 12, gives the club confidence and the flexibility to spell starter Maurice ...
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The National Football Post reports that Jaguars RB Maurice Jones-Drew is expected to miss the rest of the preseason following arthroscopic surgery for a minor knee injury, but other sources, including his agent, are denying the report.
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