Jacksonville Jaguars runningback Maurice Jones-Drew is finally back on the field. A year after he skipped all of camp in a contract holdout, Jones-Drew will be ready after rehabbing a foot injury that required offseason surgery.
"Now it's back to football. It's a long time coming," Jones-Drew told reporters Tuesday, via CBSSports.com. He added that the team "will bring him along slowly" as he prepares for a season that will determine whether the Jaguars or someone else will pay him big money in 2014.
Jones-Drew also said that an incident from Memorial Day weekend that nearly resulted in assault charges is "totally behind me." Some say Jones-Drew reached a civil settlement with the man he allegedly punched, since the man made it clear he intended to sue.
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