JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Jaguars running back Maurice Jones-Drew has been placed on injured reserve after undergoing surgery on his foot.
Last season's leading rusher in the NFL has been out with a foot injury since October 21. He suffered the injury early in the game against the Oakland Raiders.
He's missed nine games since.
Also today, the Jaguars signed defensive tackle Jerome Long from the Kansas City Chiefs. Long has been on the Chiefs' practice squad for the first 15 games. Long is a 7th round draft pick from San Diego State.
Long earned All-Mountain West Conference Second Team honors as a senior with a career-high 69 tackles, eight of them for a loss, and five sacks. Long is from Los Osos, California.