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Jones-Drew to miss third straight game

Published On: Nov 05 2012 04:17:45 PM CST
Maurice Jones-Drew, Jacksonville Jaguars

Daron Dean/Reuters

Jacksonville Jaguars running back Maurice Jones-Drew will miss his third straight game Thursday night because of a foot injury.

The Jaguars (1-7) host the surprising 5-3 Indianapolis Colts.

Coach Mike Mularkey made the announcement during his weekly press conference on Monday. Mularkey believes Jones-Drew could return for the Jaguars' following game on Nov. 18 at the Houston Texans.

Jones-Drew sustained the injury in Week 7 against the Oakland Raiders. He has 86 carries for 414 yards with a rushing touchdown this season.

Rashad Jennings has not fared particularly well in his place. For the season, he has 63 rushes for 194 yards with one TD this season.