Originally written December 03, 2012 on NFL Injury Report:
The Jacksonville Jaguars lost running back Rashad Jennings and wide receiver Cecil Shorts after each player suffered a concussion during yesterday’s loss to the Buffalo Bills, reports the Associated Press. Coach Mike Mularkey said Jennings’ status is uncertain because the player will have to pass a series of NFL-mandated tests before he can be cleared to play. That will also be the case for Jaguars leading receiver, Cecil Shorts III, who sustained a concussion in the fourth quarter. Jennings sustained his head injury in the second quarter of yesterday’s game. The running back was tripped up during a 12-yard run and was injured when linebacker Nick Barnett landed on him. Montell Owens took over for the Jaguars, who are already without starter Maurice Jones-Drew due to injury. Shorts was injured in the fourth quarter of yesterday’s matchup after making a five-yard catch. After receiving the ball, Shorts ducked his head and was hit by Bills cornerback Ron Brooks, who led with his head and was flagged for a 15-yard unnecessary roughness penalty. Follow @TheNFLInjuryRpt !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://www.thenflinjuryreport.com//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs"); var _gaq = _gaq || []; _gaq.push(['_setAccount', 'UA-34100676-1']); _gaq.push(['_trackPageview']); (function() { var ga = document.createElement('script'); ga.type = 'text/javascript'; ga.async = true; ga.src = ('https:' == document.location.protocol ? 'https://ssl' : 'http://www') + '.google-analytics.com/ga.js'; var s = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; s.parentNode.insertBefore(ga, s); })();
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