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The first hiatus comes from Maurice Jones-Drew remaining in his holdout.
The second hiatus comes from the trade rumors which were recently shot down. In an article by Vito Stellino of the Florida Times-Union:
When Smith was asked by the Times-Union before the team's annual Kickoff Luncheon if there was any chance of a trade if he doesn't show up for the regular season, he said, "Maurice is a Jaguar.''
Smith was then asked, "So you are not considering trading him?" He replied, "No.''
It's certainly a tough situation for the Jacksonville Jaguars, because MJD is their best player and with the 2012 offseason upgrades, he only helps in the push for the postseason. At some point, though, the Jaguars have to move on if Jones-Drew remains holding out.
After all, he's not young (27 years old), but Jones-Drew isn't old yet either. Still, time is of the essence with NFL running backs and if something doesn't happen then both parties enter a lose-lose situation.
MJD's lose-lose situation would be obviously aging, and the impact of having sat out for so long would affect his re-establishment as a complete ball-carrier. Jacksonville's comes in the form of playing without its best player and the declining trade value in the future.
If a trade were to occur, though, MJD remains a top player and the Jags could stock up some draft picks regardless of the trading partner.
Trade Scenario (may vary from team-to-team): 2013 first and second-round draft picks, 2014 second-round pick.