Maurice Jones-Drew to have surgery on his knee

JACKSONVILLE FL - DECEMBER 26: Maurice Jones-Drew #32 of the Jacksonville Jaguars watches the action during the game against the Washington Redskins at EverBank Field on December 26 2010 in Jacksonville Florida. (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

According to Tania Ganguli of the Florida Times-Union, Jacksonville Jaguars running back Maurice Jones-Drew has decided to have arthroscopic surgery on his knee. There were some false reports back in August that Jones-Drew had surgery on a torn meniscus, but Ganuli reports that it's simply a knee scope for maintenance purposes. His meniscus was injured prior to the season, but he did not have surgery on it. 

It's pretty remarkable what Jones-Drew was able to accomplish on the injury. One a knee injury, among various other small injuries, Jones-Drew made his second consecutive Pro-Bowl, was in discussion for MVP talk, and was in contention for the NFL's rushing title.

"They told him going into this year that knee may not hold up," Jaguars offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter said, per Ganguli. "It's really pretty remarkable that he put up the numbers that he did and ran the way he did for as long he did."

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