Jacksonville Jaguars running back Maurice Jones-Drew -- the man who kicked off the Twitter avalanche against Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler two weeks ago -- made a number of ESPN appearances Wednesday to explain and provide context for his statements.
If you recall, Jones-Drew was the first to question Cutler's departure from the NFC Championship Game, tweeting: "All I'm saying is that he can finish the game on a hurt knee ... I played the whole season on one ..."
Appearing on ESPN 1000's "The Waddle & Silvy Show," Jones-Drew said he didn't feel compelled to apologized but said: "Don't get me wrong, what I said was wrong, and I shouldn't have said it but I did. It was my opinion at the time, and I stated it so I'm not going to back off."
In the "First Take" video below, Jones-Drew acknowledged the irony of an NFL player stating an opinion without facts to support it, an accusation they commonly make toward media members.