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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