When a team falls out of contention in the latter stages of an NFL season, it's hard to blame a player if he begins to pay more attention to personal statistics. It's human nature, and besides, those statistics are big part of what keeps people employed in this league.
Jones-Drew isn't that type of player.
When asked what a rushing title would mean to him, especially in a season in which he's impressively returned from knee surgery, Jones-Drew didn't mince words.
"Nothing," he said.
Jones-Drew is saying the right thing, and it no doubt sends the right message to guys in the locker room. But don't be surprised if winning his first rushing title would mean more to the All-Pro than he admits.