Jones-Drew will replace Taylor in Jags' lineup

Updated: December 22, 2006, 5:12 PM ET
By Len Pasquarelli | ESPN.com

The Jacksonville Jaguars, who need a victory Sunday to stay in the thick of the AFC wild-card race, will face the New England Patriots without leading rusher Fred Taylor.

The nine-year veteran tailback was downgraded from questionable to out on Friday because of a hamstring injury that plagued him the last two games and kept him out of practice this week. Rookie tailback Maurice Jones-Drew, who has played superbly in providing the Jaguars a dynamic complement to Taylor, will make his first ...

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