Jones-Drew, Schaub believe London deserves NFL team

It’s not just NFL higher-ups who believe the sport should be expanded over the pond. In an interview with BritviewNFL.com’s Neil Reynolds, Raiders running back Maurice Jones-Drew opined that London deserves a full-time franchise. “You know what? I think they deserve one,” Jones-Drew said, via NFL.com. “It’s just the toll it takes on the body…

Eric Dickerson: Jones-Drew won’t regret holding out

We remember Eric Dickerson for being a legendary, Hall of Fame running back whose place among the pantheon of greats still remains intact. Seemingly lost in his success, however, were two major holdouts that he orchestrated, netting him a pair of contract extensions. Maurice Jones-Drew was hoping for the same result. The All-Pro runner reported…

Jags coach Mularkey has yet to meet Maurice Jones-Drew

Typically, when a new head coach is brought in, the first thing he does is get acquainted — both personally and professionally — with the players. In Jacksonville, Mike Mularkey has fulfilled that obligation, save for one very notable exception. According to Pete Prisco of CBSSports.com, Mularkey and running backs coach Sylvester Croom have yet…

Jones-Drew: Breaking Emmitt’s record ‘definitely doable’

During a recent appearance on 102.3 The Ticket in Denver, Maurice Jones-Drew didn’t reveal much in regard to his tumultuous contract situation, but did acknowledge his ultimate goal, which, in his opinion, is within reach. Jones-Drew touched on Emmitt Smith’s all-time career rushing yards record, hinting that the iconic Cowboy benefited from the superb talent…

Maurice Jones-Drew serious about camp holdout

If it wasn’t already before, Maurice Jones-Drew made clear his intentions should his financial situation not be rectified. Speaking to the NFL Network, Jones-Drew implied that he does plan to hold out of training camp, barring a new contract extension. “This is the side of the NFL that’s just as real as Sunday,” Jones-Drew said,…

Maurice Jones-Drew out, Sims-Walker questionable for Week 16

The Jacksonville Jaguars will have to do battle without their Pro Bowl running back and best receiver in the starting lineup for Sunday’s game against the Redskins. Sources tell FOX Sports’ Jay Glazer that, unless there’s a “miraculous turnaround”, running back Maurice Jones-Drew has been ruled out for Week 16. Jones-Drew is dealing with some…