JACKSONVILLE, FL—Maurice Jones-Drew would not mind being traded if his agent and the Jacksonville Jaguars cannot agree on a new deal, sources said Tuesday.
"Maurice wants to play for an organization that wants him and for an owner that respects him and values what he brings to a team on the field, in the locker room, and in the community."
The Former star running back at UCLA, Jones-Drew has two years left on his current contract, but has been holding-out from Jaguars training camp in search of a new deal. Last season, Jones-Drew led the NFL in rushing yards with 1,606 on 343 carries.
Jaguars owner, Shad Khan has stated that he will not renegotiate the contract with two years remaining. He has since held steadfast in his stance.
Last week, Khan made a few public statements on the issue. One was, "This is not a team about one person." Khan followed that by saying, "Train's leaving the station. Run, get on it." Both statement were directed at Jones-Drew, leading to MJD's response via his agent.
Now Jones-Drew is open to moving teams. We will keep an eye out to see which side bites first.
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