The Maurice Jones-Drew comeback train is right on schedule.
Jones-Drew told reporters Wednesday that "this is the right time to kind of take that next step."
Jones-Drew has been a near-constant presence in training-camp practices this summer, a good indication the running back was held out of the preseason opener purely as a precaution.
MJD's recovery has helped illuminate the different levels that come with a Lisfranc injury. Jets wide receiver Santonio Holmes, who suffered his own Lisfranc injury last October, told reporters earlier this week he's still unable to run.
Viewed through that prism, Jones-Drew and the Jaguars got off lucky.The Around The League Podcast is now available on iTunes! Click here to listen and subscribe.