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Maurice Jones-Drew announces that he has chip on his shoulder, feels the Jacksonville Jaguars ‘did him wrong’


Never shy about giving his opinions, new Oakland Raiders running back Maurice Jones-Drew wasted little time in taking a shot at his former franchise, the lowly Jacksonville Jaguars.

On a conference call introducing him with his new team, Jones-Drew took a swipe at the Jaguars. From Vic Tafur of the San Francisco Chronicle.

He is welcome to his opinion, of course, but how he was done wrong is not immediately clear to the rest of us. He got paid and was always a focal point of the offense in Jacksonville. He had 243 carries in 2013, which might have been kind after a certain point considering that MJD averaged only 3.4 yards per carry. There was that holdout before the 2012 season that made things tense, I suppose, and maybe Jones-Drew simply feels that his prime was wasted on a team that did not have enough talented players.

Then again, if his beef with the Jaguars was a lack of talent on the roster it sure makes the Oakland Raiders an odd choice.

Tags: Jacksonville Jaguars Maurice Jones-Drew Oakland Raiders

  • Tony maez

    You wear the silver and black now!!! Must be awesome to grow up a raider fan and now wear that uniform!!

  • Brian Huth

    Another dumd@$$ reporter taking a cheap shot at the Raiders. What a surprise. Yawn…

    • Chris Schroeder

      Yup… Lol! It’s funny he would even say that after signing Matt Schaub, Lamar Woodley, Justin Tuck, James Jones, Pat Sims, Austin Howard, Charles Woodson, and they ain’t even done yet. Wouldn’t be surprised if they got to Desean Jackson and then going into the draft with picks 1-4, and two 7th rounders. The Raiders are going to be a force in the next couple of years. Don’t even compare them to Jacksonville. Please!!!!

  • KloverJane

    This didn’t disturb anything.