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Maurice Jones-Drew is returning to the Jacksonville Jaguars after all

The running back for the Jacksonville Jaguars, Maurice Jones-Drew, has decided to return to his respective state after all. After thirty-eight days of negations, Jones-Drew decided to keep his old contract. He decided on Sunday he will be returning to the National Football League (NFL) on his previous contract.

The Jaguars have been getting ready to play their first game next Sunday against Minnesota Vikings. The game will be held at the Minnesota Vikings’s home stadium called the Mall of America Field at Hubert H. Humphery Metro dome. The new Vikings stadium has not been built yet.

Jones-Drew has reported to the Jaguars training camp and he says he will be ready to return to the field for the game against the Vikings. The football player has stated he will not gain anything new by returning to the team.

He has admitted his hold out was because of money as both sides could not agree on a contract. Jones-Drew has also stated nobody can win or lose based on the contract.

Since the contract issues have been resolved, he’s ready to start playing football again. He won the 2011 rushing title with a total of 1,605 yards and he is a three-time Pro Bowler as well.

Jones-Drew, twenty-seven, wanted to be one of the best-paid running backs in the NFL by changing the terms of the last two years of his five-year contract.

Due to the holdout, Jones-Drew and football owner, Shad Khan, were having trouble seeing eye to eye on this topic. With the start of football season coming quickly, Khan stated Jones-Drew needs to get on the bandwagon or move on.

Both Jones-Drew and Khan wanted to end the holdout and come up with a deal. Khan recognized the team is a better franchise with Khan and is happy he will be staying for the 2012 season.

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