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Jacksonville Jaguars Running Back Maurice Jones-Drew Says Knee is 80-85 Percent

July 2nd, 2011 at 4:33 PM
By Brendan Sonnone

Jacksonville Jaguars running back Maurice Jones-Drew isn’t at full health yet, but he’s getting there.

Jacksonville Jaguars Maurice Jones-Drew (L) celebrates after scoring a touchdown against the Indianapolis Colts during the fourth quarter of their NFL football game in Jacksonville, Florida October 3, 2010. REUTERS/Daron Dean (UNITED STATES – Tags: SPORT FOOTBALL)
 
The All-Pro told Sirius NFL Radio on Friday evening that he is 80-85 percent healthy and that he’ll be 100 percent in three or four weeks.
 
Jones-Drew, 26, tore cartilage in his meniscus during the preseason. He accumulated 1,324 rushing yards and five touchdowns during the year despite the injury, although the damage to his knee did eventually catch up with Jones-Drew as he missed the final two games of the season.
 
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