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Florida Times-Union May 5, 2015
Former Jaguars player Maurice Jones-Drew sees civil trial in St. Augustine moved to September

Former Jaguars player Maurice Jones-Drew sees civil trial in St. Augustine moved to September

Judge Howard Maltz agreed to a defense motion Tuesday to push back the start of the civil trial involving former Jacksonville Jaguars running back Maurice Jones-Drew. Jones-Drew is being sued by former Conch House security guard Kasim Howard, who was struck during an altercation involving Jones-Drew’s friends, another patron and other members of the security force on May 26, 2013. read more
Florida Times-Union Apr 28, 2015
Maurice Jones-Drew signs one-day contract with Jaguars and retires

Maurice Jones-Drew signs one-day contract with Jaguars and retires

He was vintage Maurice Jones-Drew on Tuesday at his retirement news conference. The former Jaguars running back had the same magnetic smile, bubbling personality and fierce determination to follow the beat of his own drummer that were his trademarks. “I don’t know what to say,” he said, “It’s crazy. Nine years flew by.” He signed a one-day contract to retire as a Jaguar after spending his final season with Oakland. With his wife, mother and three children watching, he said, “It’s over with.” read more
Florida Times-Union Apr 28, 2015
Gene Frenette: Jones-Drew's charisma, bold style will transition nicely into TV booth

Gene Frenette: Jones-Drew's charisma, bold style will transition nicely into TV booth

In formally retiring Tuesday as a Jacksonville Jaguar, running back Maurice Jones-Drew demonstrated the very traits that should serve him well in his planned post-football career as a television analyst: he engages people, holds his audience's attention, and always looks like he’s having fun. Jones-Drew’s competitive drive and physicality enabled him to become an elite NFL tailback. But what makes him a media star, and a magnet for the TV cameras,  is an outgoing personality and bright smile that will propel him into a long, successful career as a football commentator. read more
Denver Post Apr 28, 2015
Maurice Jones-Drew retires, heads to broadcast booth

Maurice Jones-Drew retires, heads to broadcast booth

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Maurice Jones-Drew scribbled his name on the paper, sighed and whispered "it's over with.
Florida Times-Union Apr 28, 2015

Maurice Jones-Drew signs one day contract, retires as a Jaguar

Maurice Jones-Drew’s football playing days are over, but he still has his ebullient personality. Jones-Drew signed a one-day contract Tuesday to retire as a Jaguar and then flashed his wit during his retirement press conference attended by his wife, three children and his mother. Jones-Drew said he was recently playing flag football and, “I was tearing them up and I called my agent and said, “I still got it.’’ read more
Big Cat Country Apr 28, 2015

Maurice Jones-Drew retires, NFL player reactions

One of the greatest players in Jaguars history retired on Tuesday morning. Here's the reaction from current and former players around the league. 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 with the Oakland Raiders, playing in 12 games with one start. His career totals include 1,847 rushes for 8,167 yards and 68 touchdowns, 346 receptions for...
Florida Times-Union Apr 28, 2015

Maurice Jones-Drew returns to Jacksonville to call it a career

Running back Maurice Jones-Drew signed a one-day contract with the Jaguars and officially ended his nine-year NFL career. Jones-Drew traveled from California to Jacksonville Monday night with his family and held a press conference at EverBank Field. “Nine years flew by,” he said. “The next chapter will hopefully be broadcasting and inspiring others. This game has done so much for me and my family. I appreciate the game and I can’t wait to see my kids play.” Jones-Drew started his remarks by thanking former Jaguars front office chief James Harris for drafting him. read more
Florida Times-Union Apr 28, 2015
Maurice Jones-Drew returns to Jacksonville to call it a career

Maurice Jones-Drew returns to Jacksonville to call it a career

Running back Maurice Jones-Drew signed a one-day contract with the Jaguars and officially ended his nine-year NFL career. Jones-Drew traveled from California to Jacksonville Monday night with his family and held a press conference at EverBank Field. Related: A look at some of the social media reaction to Jones-Drew's retirement read more
Florida Times-Union Apr 28, 2015
Maurice Jones-Drew retires today as a Jacksonville Jaguars player

Maurice Jones-Drew retires today as a Jacksonville Jaguars player

Maurice Jones-Drew, the Jaguars’ career record-holder in touchdowns, is back in Jacksonville, signing 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 leaving as a free agent last year for the Oakland Raiders. He announced his retirement last month.Jones-Drew rushed 1,847 times for 8,167 yards, totals that rank 46th and 45th, respectively, in league history.read more
Florida Times-Union Apr 28, 2015
NFL Draft: Rating the Jaguars' needs

NFL Draft: Rating the Jaguars' needs

Running back 5 (highest need) As it stands: The Jaguars let Jordan Todman (Carolina) and Will Ta’ufo’ou (unsigned) walk and added Bernard Pierce via waivers from Baltimore. There will be no fullback on the roster. Draft history: The last time the Jaguars used a premium pick on a running back, it worked out pretty well – Maurice Jones-Drew at No. 60 (second round) in 2006. Same for the last (and only time) they used a first-round pick – Fred Taylor at No. 9 in 1998. read more
Florida Times-Union Apr 23, 2015
Maurice Jones-Drew plans to retire as a Jaguars player next week

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

Former Jaguars running back Maurice Jones-Drew will return to Jacksonville on Tuesday to sign a one-day contract and retire as a member of the organization. Accompanied by his family, Jones-Drew will hold a press conference at EverBank Field. Jones-Drew played his first eight NFL seasons for the Jaguars — and was named to three Pro Bowls — before leaving as a free agent last year for the Oakland Raiders. He announced his retirement March 5. read more
Big Cat Country Apr 23, 2015

Maurice Jones-Drew to retire as member of Jaguars next week

The second-leading running back in franchise history will retire as a member of the Jaguars next Tuesday. Former Jacksonville Jaguars great Maurice Jones-Drew will retire as a member of the Jaguars next Tuesday, according to the team. A ceremony will be held at EverBank Field on Tuesday, April 28th at 11am. MJD will end his career where it started. #Drewval He'll retire as a Jag on Tuesday. PHOTOS: http://t.co/MsveCws1ub pic.twitter.com/Td0rjUdsBZ — Jacksonville Jaguars (@Jaguars) April 23, 2015 Jones-Drew retired from the NFL last month after a nine-year career in which he...
Florida Times-Union Apr 23, 2015
Maurice Jones-Drew to retire as a Jaguars player next week

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

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 leaving as a free agent last year for the Oakland Raiders. He announced his retirement last month. read more

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