Maurice Jones-Drew Denies Report Of $800,000 Fine

Jacksonville Jaguars running back Maurice Jones-Drew has vehemently denied an NFL.com report that he was fined $800,000 for his 38-day holdout. Jones-Drew had declined to comment on specifics as to how much he was fined and claimed that it was an internal matter.

Gene Frenette of Jacksonville.com also looked at the numbers in the NFL.com report and equated the report to his regular season salary:

If the $800,000 figure was accurate, that would mean Jones-Drew would miss three full game checks, plus another $1,500.

Jones-Drew held out for 38 days during training camp, attempting to get an extension on his current deal, which has two years remaining and pays him $4.45 million in 2012 and $4.95 million in 2013.

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