Dec 22, 2013; Jacksonville, FL, USA; Jacksonville Jaguars running back Maurice Jones-Drew (32) runs with the ball as Tennessee Titans defends during the second half at EverBank Field. Tennessee Titans defeated the Jacksonville Jaguars 20-16. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

New York Jets' Free Agent Rumors: Maurice Jones-Drew

As Tuesday quickly approaches, the rumors continue to fly. Here is another one to come across the desk of the Jet Press tonight.

According to Manish Mehta of the Daily News, among others, the Jets have expressed interest in Jaguars’s RB Maurice Jones-Drew, or MJD.

If this is true, are the Jets just exploring all options, or is there serious interest here? It’s hard to say, as John Idzik keeps things close to the vest.

He’s going to be 29 years old, and the Jags reportedly are looking to bring him back with a two-year deal. If the Jets, or another team, are willing to spring for a third year, they will have the inside track.

MJD has been terrific over the last eight years, with overall rushing yards over 8,000, and over 2,800 yards receiving. He had an off year in 2013, still recovering from his 2012 injury. If he is healthy, he still is in the prime of his career, and should have some football left in him.

The feeding frenzy is almost here…..

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  • Paul Newbold

    Mehta has us tied to virtually every FA on the market! The guy is a tool!! I stopped reading the “Daily Rag” because of his concocted rumors that he has the brass to try to pass off as stories! FanSided contributors really need to find another source!!