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RB Jones-Drew to retire as Jaguar


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Running back Maurice Jones-Drew will be honored by the Jacksonville Jaguars with a retirement ceremony next week.

Jones-Drew, a second-round pick of the Jaguars in 2006, retired after spending the first eight of nine NFL seasons in Jacksonville. He played sparingly for the Oakland Raiders in 2014.

He will officially retire next Tuesday (April 28) by signing a ceremonial one-day contract with the Jaguars.

Jones-Drew compiled 8,167 yards rushing, 2,944 yards receiving and 81 touchdowns.

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