Freeman, Miller, Thomas among big NFL names still unsigned
Freeman is still unsigned as Week 1 of the NFL season begins. Several familiar names and players on roster bubbles took turns on the unemployment line with some finding new jobs. Adrian Peterson was cut last week by Washington, but quickly landed in Detroit. Here's a look at notable available players at each position:QUARTERBACKSBlake Bortles, Cody Kessler, DeShone Kizer, Trevor Siemian, Drew Stanton. WIDE RECEIVERSAntonio Brown, Dez Bryant, Mohamed Sanu, Hakeem Butler, Quincy Enunwa, Chester Rogers, Demaryius Thomas, Jermaine Kearse, Ryan Grant, Jordan Matthews, Laquon Treadwell.
Foles on Jaguars injury report, but not expected to miss any time
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The Jaguars didn't practice on Wednesday due to Hurricane Dorian, but Nick Foles popped up on a preliminary injury report. Foles will appear on the team's injury report, Jaguars director of public relations, Tad Dickman said on Twitter, "due to some soreness in his abdominal oblique from last week but is fully expected to play on Sunday." Foles, along with receiver Marqise Lee, linebacker Quincy Williams and offensive tackle Cam Robinson, were listed as full participants in the injury report. Position Player, Injury, StatusQB Nick Foles, oblique, Full participationWR Marqise Lee, knee, Full participationLB Quincy Williams, knee, Full participationOL Cam Robinson, knee, Full participationDE Lerentee McCray, ankle, Limited participationLB D.J. Alexander, hamstring, Limited participationDT Marcell Dareus, elbow, Limited participationOL Cedric Ogbuehi, hamstring, did not practiceTE Josh Oliver, hamstring, did not practiceCopyright 2019 by WJXT News4Jax - All rights reserved.
At least nine Jaguars won't play Thursday vs. Miami
Getty ImagesJACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Two days before the vital third preseason game, Jaguars' head coach Doug Marrone said there are nine players who definitely won't play in the game due to injuries. On defense, injured linebackers Quincy Williams, Jake Ryan, Davis Tull, and defensive tackle Marcell Dareus will not play in Miami against the Dolphins. And then, obviously, the players that can play are actually going to play." Marrone said that the running back will play on Thursday, but did not disclose who many touches he expects him to receive. The expectation is that quarterback Nick Foles will see his first action in a preseason game, which has created anticipation from fans, coaches and players.