Casserly On Toucher & Rich: How Do You Fix The Replacement Ref Issue?

August 23, 2012 12:00 AM
Casserly On Toucher & Rich: How Do You Fix The Replacement Ref Issue?
" There are only two more preseason left before the games start to count and there are some stories that need discussing.

Charley Casserly of the NFL Network spoke with 98.5 The Sports Hub’s Toucher & Rich about Maurice Jones-Drew, young quarterbacks, the New York Jets and the replacement referees.

Maurice Jones-Drew is holding out this season over a contract he signed with the Jaguars three years ago that was heavily front-loaded. MJD has already received 70 percent of the value of the contract and he’s unhappy that he’s only scheduled to earn only $9.4 million in the final two years of the deal.

Does MJD have an argument to request a new contract?

“When you did the contract you made him the third highest running back in the league before he deserved that. The contract was front-loaded, so he accepted the contract he has an obligation to perform under the last two years of the contract "

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