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Maurice Jones-Drew agrees to contract with Oakland Raiders
Maurice Jones-Drew agrees to contract with Oakland Raiders

The Oakland Raiders are adding another high-profile veteran running back to their backfield. According to Comcast SportsNet Bay Area, the Raiders have agreed to terms with former Jacksonville Jaguars running back Maurice Jones-Drew, who will sign with Oakland once he passes a physical scheduled for Friday morning. [Updated, 12:53 p.m. PDT March 28: Jones-Drew agreed to a three-year deal, the team announced later in the day.] Jones-Drew, a former UCLA standout who grew up in Oakland and played at high school football powerhouse Concord De La Salle, averaged a career-low 3.4 yards per carry in 2013 after he struggled to overcome an ankle injury he suffered early in the season. He...

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