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Position Statement: MJD moving on?

Position Statement: MJD moving on?

yahoo.com CNNSI.com Updated Dec 28, 2012
Maurice Jones-Drew is one of the most reliable running backs in the NFL, but more than two months after suffering a foot sprain in a game against the Raiders, the Jaguars have finally put MJD on the injured reserve list. While only a week remains in the…
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  • Live: Tweets from the Jaguars-Titans game

    Live: Tweets from the Jaguars-Titans game

    jacksonville.com Dec 28, 2012
    Follow our sportswriters and others covering the Jaguars' game as they tweet from Tennessee.Tweets from @FrancineTU/jaguars-at-titans
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  • J.J. Watt lines up against kids from Newtown

    J.J. Watt lines up against kids from Newtown

    yahoo.com Dec 28, 2012
    Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt is two sacks shy of the NFL's single-season record. He will get a chance to break the record held by Michael Strahan on Sunday as he  faces the Indianapolis Colts, but first, Watt took time to hang out with the kid…
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  • Jaguars will have a new look for second Tennessee game

    Jaguars will have a new look for second Tennessee game

    A lot of things have changed for the Jaguars since the beat the Titans, 24-19, on Nov. 25. In that game, Rashad Jennings and Jalen Parmele combined for 24 carries and Cecil Shorts had four catches. All three players are on the injured reserve list so th…
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  • Wilfork fined $30,000, but Chung escapes without one

    Wilfork fined $30,000, but Chung escapes without one

    profootballtalk.com Dec 28, 2012
    Patriots defensive tackle Vince Wilfork was fined $30,000 for unnecessary roughness, after hitting Jaguars offensive lineman Steve Vallos in the head last week. The play resulted in a penalty during the game, occurring after a Patrick Chung interception…
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  • What's Jones-Drew's future with Jaguars?

    What's Jones-Drew's future with Jaguars?

    ESPN.com Dec 28, 2012
    What’s the future of Maurice Jones-Drew and the Jacksonville Jaguars? He played six games this season after a holdout that lasted nearly to the opener, suffering a left foot injury in Oakland. The Jaguars and MJD held out hope he could return, but today
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  • ESPN panel picks NFL executive of the year

    ESPN panel picks NFL executive of the year

    ESPN.com Dec 28, 2012
    The Colts have legitimate candidates for two of the big awards handed out by the Associated Press: Chuck Pagano/Bruce Arians for coach of the year and Andrew Luck for offensive rookie of the year. AP doesn’t name an executive of the year. The Sporting N
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  • Kareem Jackson fined twice after last week’s game

    Kareem Jackson fined twice after last week’s game

    profootballtalk.com Dec 28, 2012
    Last Sunday was a costly day for Texans cornerback Kareem Jackson. The Texans lost to the Vikings, costing them a shot to clinch a first round bye in the playoffs, and Jackson wound up owing the league $26,250 for a pair of infractions that drew fines f…
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  • Final Word: AFC South

    Final Word: AFC South

    ESPN.com Dec 28, 2012
    Five nuggets of knowledge about Week 17: Playing at Indianapolis: The Houston Texans have never won in Indianapolis. They are 0-10 all time on the road against the Indianapolis Colts. That’s tied for the most road losses against an opponent without a wi
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  • All On The Line: The Redskins offense is designed to mitigate a…

    All On The Line: The Redskins offense is designed to mitigate a go…

    CNNSI.com Dec 28, 2012
    The Redskins offense is designed to mitigate a good pass rush. And with DeMarcus Ware dinged up, the Cowboys' playoff hopes could come down to Tony Romo, writes Peter King.
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  • RTC: Schaub not finding best options

    RTC: Schaub not finding best options

    ESPN.com Dec 28, 2012
    Reading the coverage… Houston Texans The Texans are lacking the sort of big plays that help make things easier, says Dale Robertson of the Houston Chronicle. The reaction to news of his irregular heartbeat gave Arian Foster hope for humanity, says Tania
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  • Top rookie WRs to square off in finale

    Top rookie WRs to square off in finale

    ESPN.com Dec 28, 2012
    John Glennon of The Tennesean wisely points out one thing that’s at stake in Sunday’s mostly meaningless Jaguars-Titans game: The rookie receptions title. The lines of the NFL’s most productive receiving rookies: Writes Glennon: "The Jaguars have ut
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  • Video - NFL32OT: RG III Best Of The Best? 03:09

    NFL32OT: RG III Best Of The Best?

    Dec 28
    Episode 240: Suzy Kolber and Chris Mortensen discuss Redskins coach Mike Shanahan comments on RG III. Steve Young breaks down which quarter in the AFC needs home field advantage the most. The NFL32 crew discuss Adrian Peterson and the Vikings.
  • Video - 'Playbook': Houston Texans or Denver Broncos? 00:48

    'Playbook': Houston Texans or Denver Broncos?

    Dec 28
    Do the Houston Texans or Denver Broncos have a better chance of success in the playoffs? Our experts explain why one of the two teams is the most dangerous team in the NFL right now.
  • Video - 'Playbook': Houston Texans vs. Indianapolis Colts 05:13

    'Playbook': Houston Texans vs. Indianapolis Colts

    Dec 28
    How will Indianapolis Colts head coach Chuck Pagano's return affect his team? The "Playbook" guys look at this AFC matchup and discuss how Colts QB Andrew Luck can exploit the Texans' struggling defense.
  • Video - 'Tools for Victory': Indianapolis Colts own the Houston Texans 03:17

    'Tools for Victory': Indianapolis Colts own the Houston Texans

    Dec 28
    Brian Baldinger and Sterling Sharpe break down the Indianapolis Colts' success against the Houston Texans, which is thanks in part to defensive ends Robert Mathis and Dwight Freeney.

Sports Columnists

  • Peter King: Cowboys on familiar ground with win-or-go-home Week 17

    Dec 28
    In the offseason, Dallas coach Jason Garrett visited the Yankees' spring-training home in Tampa, and sought out Derek Jeter. Garrett was raised in Yankee country, so he has great respect for the Yankee shortstop, and he wanted to ask him about leadershi…
  • NFL - John Clayton's five most cherished NFL records

    Dec 28
    Football records might not resonate like those in baseball, but there are five NFL records that stand above the rest, John Clayton writes.
  • The Sports Guy powers through a damaged laptop to make his Week 17 picks

    Dec 28
    The Sports Guy's computer is on the fritz, but that didn't stop him from making his Week 17 picks.