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Could the Oakland Raiders sign Maurice Jones-Drew?

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The Oakland Raiders are reportedly set to meet with free agent running back, Maurice Jones-Drew tomorrow.

Jones-Drew will fly to Oakland and meet with Raiders officials tonight and tomorrow according to's Ian Rapoport.

Rapoport tweeted today: "Maurice Jones-Drew is visiting the #Raiders tonight and tomorrow, per source. Wow. Could get serious."

The running back recorded 803 yards last season and has 8,000 career yards with the Jaguars. According to Rapoport, Jones-Drew is a life-long Raiders fan and even mowed the lawn of former Raiders coach, John Madden in his youth.

The Oakland Raiders struggled offensively last season, with Rashad Jennings their leading rusher with under 800 yards.

The team did re-sign injury prone Darren McFadden to a new deal this offseason but he is not expected to be a premier rusher in 2014.

At the age of 29, it is unclear whether Jones-Drew will be able to provide much of a boost to the Raiders but for a team without any real stars on the offensive side of the ball, Jones-Drew would signify a definite upgrade.

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