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5-foot-7 Maurice Jones-Drew playing larger than life for Jacksonville Jaguars

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Maurice Jones-Drew is a kid at heart and doesn't take himself too seriously. Case in point: On the day before Halloween, the running back drove his Hummer home from Jaguars headquarters wearing the giant, fuzzy red head of a popular Sesame Street character.

So when a cluster of Jets fans taunted him before last Sunday's game at the Meadowlands with a chant of "Over-rated! Over-rated!" this 5-foot-7 Elmo impostor was - what else? - tickled.

"It got pretty bad; they almost rattled me," Jones-Drew said. "I just went over to them and I was like, 'You know what, man, I'm just happy you know my name. Thank you. You've helped me out...