VegasInsider.com
VI Mobile Scores and Betting OddsVI Mobile Scores and Betting Odds Be Social
Home
NFL
NBA
NHL
MLB
NCAA FB
NCAA BK
Golf
Auto
Horses
Soccer
Boxing/MMA
More
Betting Tools

 
Caldwell: Jags not trading MJD, Poz

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - The Jacksonville Jaguars are not going to trade running back Maurice Jones-Drew or linebacker Paul Posluszny.

Advertisement
General manager Dave Caldwell made it clear Thursday that there is no firesale taking place in Jacksonville, which is 0-4 for the third time in franchise history and has scored a league-low 31 points.

Caldwell's comments came two days after he traded starting left tackle Eugene Monroe to the Baltimore Ravens in exchange for two third-day draft picks in 2014.

There had been reports that trading Monroe might be the first step in a series of moves, and Jones-Drew and Posluszny were widely regarded as guys who could be next because they have value. Jones-Drew has rushed for 7,406 yards and 64 touchdowns in eight seasons. Posluszny ranks second in the NFL in tackles with 40.

``They're not going anywhere,'' Caldwell said. ``We feel good about those guys being here, nor do they want to go anywhere. They're part of this team and we're excited about having them a part of this team.''

The Jaguars got a fourth- and a fifth-round pick in return for Monroe, the eighth overall pick in the 2009 NFL draft. Jacksonville now has 10 picks in 2014.

``You'd like to have as many as you can get to build because you can trade for future picks,'' Caldwell said. ``Sometimes you can take a 4 and turn it into a future 3 and take a future 3 and turn it into a future 2 and eventually you end up with two 1s at some point. It gives you a lot of flexibility. They always say cash is king, and in the NFL, draft picks are kind of your cash.''

Caldwell said in-season trades are difficult to orchestrate, which makes any more unlikely.

``There's a lot of speculation about trades and what teams should do and shouldn't do,'' he said. ``It's hard to make a trade in season. Things really have to align the right way. You have to have a buyer. You have to have a seller. The team has to have salary-cap space. The team has to be willing to part with their player, and it's not like it's easy to fill in.''

---

AP NFL website: www.pro32.ap.org

Copyright 2017 by STATS LLC and Associated Press.
Any commercial use or distribution without the express written
consent of STATS LLC and Associated Press is strictly prohibited.

  
HEADLINES
Roberts: Vegas Money Moves - Week 3
David: Total Talk - Week 3
Mejia: NFL Week 3 Essentials
BetOnline.ag: Sunday's Top 5 Wagers
Marshall: Tech Trends - Week 3
Roberts: SNF - Raiders at Redskins
BetOnline.ag: Best Bets - Week 3 Sides
Bookmaker: Best Bets - Week 3 Totals
BetOnline.ag: 0-2 Teams Looking For Wins
MORE HEADLINES
 
Why Buy Picks From VegasInsider.com
NFL Pro Football Handicapper Sports Picks Records
NFL Hot Streaks
9-1 G-Plays, 2-0 Sunday, 8-1 L9
6-0 L2 Sundays, 7-2 G-Plays TY
15-3 G-Plays, 5-1 L3 Thursdays
4-0 Sunday, 10-5 Guarantees TY
8-3 Sunday, 13-3 L16 Streak
4-0 L4 G-Plays, 7-3 L10 Picks
4-1 Sunday, 5-2 NFL Week 2
8-1 L9 NFL Guaranteed Plays
4-1 Guarantees TY, 5-2 L2 Sun.
3-0 G-Plays, 5-2 Overall TY
3-1 G-Plays, 10-5 Overall TY
5-2 Week 2, 12-5 L17 Picks
2-0 Guarantees, 5-2 This Year
6-3 L9 Over/Under Plays
10-5 Week 2, 3-1 L4 G-Plays
NFL Pro Football Expert Picks - Denver Broncos at Buffalo Bills
2017 NFL SEASON PICK RECORDS
Money Leaders
Handicapper Money
Pat Hawkins + 765
Gary Bart + 653
Paul Bovi + 527
Last Week's Leaders
Handicapper Money
NeiltheGreek + 680
Paul Bovi + 600
Micah Roberts + 445
Percentage Leaders
Handicapper Pct
Scott Pritchard 71 %
Joe Williams 71 %
Kyle Hunter 71 %
Guaranteed Leaders
Handicapper Money
Antony Dinero + 720
Scott Pritchard + 680
Bill Marzano + 580
Over-Under Leaders
Handicapper Money
Kyle Hunter + 400
Pat Hawkins + 290
Stephen Nover + 285
Member Leaders
Handicapper Money
The Gold Sheet + 372
Mark Franco + 300
Antony Dinero + 294
MORE PICK RECORDS
  
corner graphic
With a VI Gold Membership, you can SAVE 10% off a Live Odds subscription, SAVE 20% off Daily Pick packages, and receive access to up to 1,000 Member Plays each month!
VI Gold Membership