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Maurice Jones-Drew cut fines in half when he returned to Jags

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Maurice Jones-Drew is in line for third-down work today against the Vikings, but he cut his fines in half when he reported to the Jaguars a week ago.

Jason LaCanfora of CBSSports.com reported that the arrangement between last year’s league-leading rusher and the team cut his fines for skipping training camp from $1.6 million to “a little less than $800,000,” according to a league source.

Jones-Drew is set to make $4.45 million this season, so it’s not like he’s going to struggle to pay the bills.

But a holdout that gained nothing and close to $800,000 in fines makes it an expensive political statement.

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5 Responses to “Maurice Jones-Drew cut fines in half when he returned to Jags”
  1. gogabjags1 says: Sep 9, 2012 1:03 PM

    I am glad drew is back and I like that he was fined what he was fined.after all thy did work it out but let him know they respect him as the player he is for the team but he needs respect his team also.there is no I in TEAM just remember that!!!! Jennings light it up you have earned your shot.Drew lets knock there socks off,and you and Rashad work together,I see great things this year all the way around GO JAGS!!!!!!

  2. huskersrock1 says: Sep 9, 2012 1:21 PM

    Khan is the man, throw him a bone but still punish him good. No one screws with Khan.

  3. gogabjags1 says: Sep 9, 2012 2:02 PM

    You said it,they looking great right now against vikings.I dont think Khan got from his garage to how far he has come by giving in.Respect and team work is the name of the game.Like I said there is no I in TEAM. GO JAGS!!!!!!!!!I will never give up my JAGS GO KING KHAN!!!!!

  4. gogabjags1 says: Sep 9, 2012 2:08 PM

    SUNDY TICKET IS WORTH EVERY PENNY Im not going to miss any minute.I just threw a bone to direct tv.How bout that!!!!

  5. covercorner says: Sep 9, 2012 3:06 PM

    MJD is a fool. He should have never agreed to come back unless all of the fines were waived.

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