MJD questions Jaguars offense

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In a 15-minute session with reporters Wednesday, Jones-Drew ripped several aspects of his team. He even called himself the second-highest paid "decoy" in the league, behind New Orleans running back Reggie Bush.

Jones-Drew acknowledged that his bitterness stemmed from the offense's struggles and the humbling shutout in Seattle.

"I don't like to be embarrassed, so I do get upset about it," Jones-Drew said. "You lead by actions. You can only say so much. You can talk to somebody until you're blue in the face and they're not going to do anything. But if you go out there and show why you're upset and you try to do something to correct your mistakes, then they'll pay attention."

"We have to figure out a way to be consistent," Jones-Drew said. "The running game is like chess. The running game is your pawns. They don't really mean that much in the beginning, but at the end, they surround the king and it's check mate. That's what the running game is.

"We're not going to break 30-yard runs every play. You're going to get 2, 3 yards a pop. You might get a negative run, but (defenses are) going to respect the run game and that's going to open up the pass game and open up the run game later on, where you're going to be breaking 10-, 15-yard chunks."

Jones-Drew questioned the play-calling, especially when it was still a close game in the second quarter. The Jags ran Jones-Drew three straight times on first downs, then threw on every other down. Then, after Seattle went ahead 13-0 with 4:43 to play in the first half, Garrard dropped back to pass on three consecutive plays.

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