October 21, 2012; Oakland, CA, USA; Jacksonville Jaguars running back Maurice Jones-Drew (32) before playing against the Oakland Raiders at O.co Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: Cary Edmondson-US PRESSWIRE

MJD Foot Sprain

The Jaguars worried about a Lisfranc injury that may put running back Maurice Jones-Drew out of commission for the season but received good news that his injury is nothing more than a foot sprain.

While the news is good, Jones-Drew should miss a couple weeks waiting to heal.  The sprain is a vast departure from a Lisfranc that would remove the Jags’ biggest playmaker and require surgery.

While the team will have to muddle through without Jones-Drew for a couple weeks, it will give Blaine Gabbert the opportunity to shoulder the responsibility for the offense and prove if he is the franchise quarterback the Jags want him to be.

– Luke N. Sims

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