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Introducing The Poor Man’s Version of The Jaguars’ Maurice-Jones Drew

Published by on June 4, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NFL

Jacksonville's Maurice Jones-Drew is one of the most popular players in the NFL and is arguably the face of the Jacksonville franchise.

He exploded onto the scene as a rookie in 2006 as his 15 offensive touchdowns made him a fantasy steal.

Allow me to introduce to you the fantasy steal of 2009: New Orleans Saints running back Pierre Thomas.

Thomas is literally and figuratively a poor man's Jones-Drew.

In April, two months after cutting the franchise's all-time leading rusher Fred Taylor, the Jaguars awarded Jones-Drew with a five-year, $31 million contract.

Thomas is scheduled to make $460,000 this season and will be a restricted free agent in 2010.

The styles of both r...

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