Maurice Jones-Drew #32 of the Jacksonville Jaguars runs the ball as he's tackled by Jerrell Freeman #50 of the Indianapolis Colts at Lucas Oil Stadium on September 23, 2012. (Photo by Michael Hickey/Getty Images)
Jacksonville, FL (Sports Network) - Jacksonville Jaguars head coach Mike
Mularkey announced on Monday that running back Maurice Jones-Drew will sit out
the team's upcoming game against the Detroit Lions as he continues to recover
from a sprained left foot.
Jones-Drew, the NFL's 2011 rushing champion, initially suffered the injury
during the Jaguars' 26-23 overtime loss at Oakland on Oct. 21 and missed
Sunday's 24-15 setback at Green Bay as a result. There currently is no
timetable for his return.
Rashad Jennings served as the lead back against the Packers and amassed 115
total yards, gaining 59 rushing yards on 17 carries and contributing an
additional 56 yards on six receptions.
Mularkey also declared safety Dwight Lowery out for the Detroit game. The
fifth-year pro has missed the team's previous two contests due to an ankle
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