It Was Not All Maurice Jones-Drew: Dissecting the Game-Clinching Run

Posted: 8th December 2009 by Brian Fullford in NFL
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With the win over the Houston Texans, the "rebuilding" Jacksonville Jaguars continue to defy the odds. A winning record in the division and the conference tie-breaker advantage makes this four-game stretch an early Christmas present for Jaguar fans. The credit for the victory has been assigned to a handful of players: Derek Harvey, Tyron Brackenridge, Derek Cox, Gerald Alexander, and Maurice-Jones Drew are a few names that come to mind. In Drew's case it was that late fourth-quarter run that sealed the victory and added to the mystique that he is the guy to be relied upon. Though he gets the glory for getting the yards, it was not all Drew in this instance. I wanted to gain a better understanding of what made that final play such a success. Up to that point the Texans had held Maurice Jone ...

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