Everyone holds their breath when they see a star athlete go down with an injury.
The Jacksonville Jaguars have been waiting to exhale since October concerning the foot of Maurice Jones-Drew.
Now that the star running back has been cleared by doctors and the team to resume practice this week on the practice fields at EverBank Field, how will the “human bowling ball” fare trying to make it back from a foot injury?
If Jones-Drew, who led the NFL in rushing in 2011 (1,606 yards) can be the same type of runner he was before the tackle by Tommy Kelly that left him sidelined, the Jaguars’ chances of success are much greater in 2013.
Here is what his return means to this franchise.