Hometown hurdle? Henry has been quiet in games at Jaguars
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Some of Derrick Henry’s biggest plays and most productive games have come against the Jaguars. The Jaguars have an impressive streak going against the NFL’s leading rusher this season and last. They haven’t allowed Henry to reach 100 yards rushing in any of his four trips home. We know this guy’s going to get the football and he’s coming downhill,” Jaguars safety Jarrod Wilson said. Only three previous undrafted rookies have surpassed 1,000 yards rushing: Indianapolis’ Dominic Rhodes (1,104 in 2001), Denver’s Phillip Lindsay (1,037 in 2018) and Tampa Bay’s LeGarrette Blount (1,007 in 2010).
QB Jones inactive for Giants; McCoy to start at Seattle
(AP Photo/Aaron Doster)The New York Giants will be without starting quarterback Daniel Jones for Sunday’s game against the Seattle Seahawks. Jones was not expected to play because of a hamstring injury suffered last week against Cincinnati. Colt McCoy will make his first start of the season at QB for the Giants. Seattle was without both starting right tackle Brandon Shell (ankle) and backup Cedric Ogbuehi (calf) leaving a major question on the offensive line. ___CLEVELAND-TENNESSEEBrowns: WR Taywan Taylor, WR KhaDarel Hodge, CB Denzel Ward, RB Dontrell Hilliard, S Tedric Thompson, DE Joe Jackson.
Jaguars place veteran RB Chris Thompson on COVID-19 list
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Jacksonville Jaguars placed veteran running back Chris Thompson on the COVID-19 list Saturday. The Jaguars (1-5) activated running back Devine Ozigbo from the injured reserve/designated for return list. Jacksonville also utilized its two practice squad elevation spots on safety Doug Middleton and tight end Eric Saubert. The team ruled out safety Jarrod Wilson (hamstring) and tight end Tyler Eifert (neck) a day earlier. Middleton and Saubert will revert to the practice squad Monday without having to clear waivers.
Bush, Board among key injuries in NFL's Week 6
Pittsburgh Steelers inside linebacker Devin Bush (55) is helped from the field after he was injured in the first half of an NFL football game against the Cleveland Browns, Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020, in Pittsburgh. Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin said in the post game news conference that Bush suffered a significant injury to a knee on the play. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
Bush, Board among key injuries in NFL's Week 6
Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin said in the post game news conference that Bush suffered a significant injury to a knee on the play. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)Pittsburgh second-year inside linebacker Devin Bush sustained what coach Mike Tomlin called a “significant knee injury” in Pittsburgh’s 38-7 rout of the Browns on Sunday. Board has movement in his limbs after suffering a concussion and neck injury in the team’s 20-19 win over Washington. Bush, who had not missed a defensive snap all season, injured his left knee in the second quarter when he took an awkward step while attempting to break up a pass. Also, Giants cornerback Darnay Holmes suffered a neck injury in the game.
Jaguars rule out top pass rusher Josh Allen at Texans
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Jacksonville Jaguars will be without their best pass rusher at Houston on Sunday. Defensive end Josh Allen, who has two of the team's four sacks this season, was downgraded to out and did make the trip Saturday. Jacksonville (1-3) could be down three more defensive regulars against the Texans (0-4). The team could get a boost with the return of starting safety Jarrod Wilson (hamstring). Wilson and linebacker Quincy Williams (core muscle injury) were moved from the IR designated for return list to the 53-man roster Saturday.
Jaguars put CB Hayden on injured reserve list, get good news on other injuries
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Jaguars got good and bad news on the injury front on Wednesday. Hayden for at least three games with a hamstring injury, a blow for an already banged up unit. But coach Doug Marrone said that he felt good with the progress of quite a few of the Jaguars' injured players. Wilson injured his hamstring in the season opener against the Colts and, by rule, had to miss the following three games. “I think there’s a good possibility that he might be able to come up this week,” Marrone said.
Fitzpatrick handles Jaguars again, this time with Dolphins
Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick laughs with coaches as he comes off the field after defeating the Jacksonville Jaguars in an NFL football game, Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020, in Jacksonville, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Ryan Fitzpatrick handles the Jacksonville Jaguars as well as anyone in the NFL. Fitzpatrick completed his first 12 passes — a career high — as Miami scored touchdowns on its first three drives for the first time since 2011. Fitzpatrick also ran for 39 yards and a score, his 37-year-old legs looking as fresh as any in Miami’s backfield. “As a group we just didn't get it done,” said Jaguars quarterback Gardner Minshew, who completed 30 of 42 passes for 275 yards and two turnovers. The Jaguars have won two in a row against the Bengals, notching victories in 2017 and 2019.
Spectacular collapse for Jaguars in London
LONDON - On a game that they had to win, the Jaguars imploded in spectacular fashion Sunday for the whole world to see. Houston rolled over the Jaguars 26-3 and sent Jacksonville into its bye week with more questions than ever before. At the end of the day, when you don't do that against a good football team, you're not going to win." The ball bounced into the end zone and was recovered by the Jaguars for a touchback. GALLERY: Jaguars fall to Texans in LondonWhile they didnt have much of a shot down 19-3 and listless on offense, it did give Minshew a chance.
MONDAY HUDDLE: Did Jaguars wave white flag on 2019 with Jalen Ramsey deal?
State of Jaguars after Ramsey tradeThe Jaguars are 1-0 in the post-Jalen Ramsey era following a 27-17 win at Cincinnati, one of two winless teams in the NFL. Jacksonville improved to 3-4 and is still somewhat hanging around the AFC South race with the season almost halfway done. But the Jaguars felt ultimately being rid of Ramsey and collecting the picks was best, even if the perception is that 2019 seems like more of a rebuilding season now. Progress for Florida State stallingThe Florida State program seems to still be stuck in mud in Willie Taggart's second year as head coach. Wellington (2-7) is off this week, but Abel will return to coach for the team's Nov. 1 game against Seminole Ridge.