Jones-Drew to visit Raiders

Former Jacksonville Jaguars star running back Maurice Jones-Drew is visiting the Oakland Raiders, according to ESPN.

The Raiders are expected to strike a deal with Jones-Drew.

Jones-Drew previously visited the Pittsburgh Steelers, but they didn't reach a deal.

The Steelers are going to have in New England Patriots running back LeGarrette Blount for a visit on Friday, according to a league source.

Jones-Drew led the league in rushing in 2011 with 1,606 yards. He held out in 2012 and then suffered through an injury-plagued season. He had 803 yards rushing this season.

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Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.