Found October 19, 2013 on
Sports Injury Alert:
San Diego Chargers
The Jacksonville Jaguars host the San Diego Chargers this Sunday and may be without a few key players. Chad Henne will get the start again at quarterback with Blaine Gabbert already ruled out because of a hamstring injury. But the Jaguars may also be without their two starting wide receivers, Justin Blackmon and Cecil Shorts. Both Blackmon and Shorts will be game-time decisions.
Blackmon sat out the entire week of practice with a hamstring injury and looks unlikely to play against San Diego. However, Shorts did practice on a limited basis despite a shoulder injury and appears to have a better chance at playing than Blackmon. The team will already be without reserve receivers Stephen Burton and Ace Sanders. It’s possible only Mike Brown, Stephen Williams, and Denard Robinson will be ready to play at wideout come game time.
Here is the rest of the Jaguars week seven injury news.
Will Play: LB Russell Allen (ribs), DE Andre Branch (knee), TE Mercedes Lewis (calf), DT Roy Miller (shoul...
BEST OF MAXIM
The Jaguars have been bad… really bad this season and aside from the fans you have to feel for the stadium employees that in some way are forced to watch this garbage team on a weekly basis. Especially when they’re getting taken out on the sidelines from players, which in this case was Justin Blackmon.
One unsuspecting security guard was just doing his job on Saturday afternoon, but the man with “S.A.F.E.” written across his back was anything but that during the Jaguars game.
Justin Blackmon was trying to reel in a touchdown pass during the third quarter when his momentum carried him right out of the end zone and straight into a security guard, who unfortunately had his back...
An unsuspecting rent-a-cop was bowled over by Jacksonville wide receiver Justin Blackmon during the Jaguars’ 24-6 loss to the Chargers on Sunday — and the second-year wide receiver didn’t even help the poor guy up.
Blackmon was chasing down a would-be touchdown pass from Jags quarterback Chad Henne, but the 6-foot-1, 210-pound wideout was out of bounds when he caught...
Jacksonville Jaguars wideout Cecil Shorts is dealing with a very painful sprained sternoclavicular (SC) joint, which is leaving his status for Week 7 as a game time decision. Shorts has been dealing with significant pain all week, even needing help putting on his jersey and not being able to sleep due to the severe pain. Shorts remains confident that he will play on Sunday, so...
Jaguars receiver Justin Blackmon (groin, hamstring) is expected to play Sunday against the Chargers, reports Ian Rapoport of NFL.com.Fantasy Spin:Blackmon missed some practice time this week but was never expected to miss Sunday's game. The receiver is a must-start after accumulating 19 receptions for 326 yards and a touchdown on 29 targets in his first two games this season...
The Jacksonville Jaguars have the worst offense in the NFL this year, averaging only 11.7 points per game. That simply will not get the job done. Their offensive woes will continue this week against an underrated San Diego defense, as they are now facing the possibility of playing without their leading wide receiver, Cecil Shorts.
The third-year wide out is having a standout year...
Jaguars receiver Cecil Shorts (sprained shoulder) had eight catches for 80 yards Sunday against the Chargers.Fantasy Spin:Shorts looked to be a long shot to play when he was having trouble sleeping earlier this week but he ended up seeing 13 targets against San Diego. His day could have been even better but he dropped a sure touchdown on a perfectly thrown ball by Chad Henne. Henne...
Justin Blackmon caught a ball out of bounds in Sunday’s game against the San Diego Chargers. He then laid out a security guard.
All in a day’s work for Blackmon who caught six passes for 58 yards. (This not being one of them)
It was not enough though as the Jaguars lost 24-6 to the Chargers. The Jaguars are now 0-7 on the season.
Jaguars receiver Cecil Shorts (sprained shoulder) will play Sunday against San Diego.Fantasy Spin:Shorts went from having trouble sleeping earlier in the week due to pain from his shoulder sprain to being active Sunday. There's some risk that Shorts won't be able to get through a full game but he can be started as a WR3 as he'll likely see 10 targets if he stays on the field.
Jacksonville Jaguars receivers Justin Blackmon and Cecil Shorts III are active and starting against San Diego.
Chargers receiver Eddie Royal also is active.
Blackmon (hamstring), Shorts (shoulder) and Royal (toe) had been listed as questionable for Sunday's game. They worked out two hours before kickoff and were cleared to play. Royal missed practice all week.
Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Blaine Gabbert returned to practice on Thursday but is not ready to return to the playing field.
Gabbert has been ineffective and injured this season as the Jaguars quarterback. Chad Henne will continue to man the position this week with Ricky Stanzi backing him up.
Ricky Stanzi will be the backup QB Sunday. Gabbert is progressing...
The Jacksonville Jaguars are having a season to forget. The Jags are 0-6 thus far in 2013, and it is hard-pressed to think they’ll win more than one game (if that) this year. The wide receiver position has been decimated of late, with the team’s leading receiver, Cecil Shorts, suffering a sprain in his SC joint in his right shoulder. Shorts was seen showing a full-range of motion...
The Jaguars Cecil Shorts might be listed as “questionable” by head coach Gus Bradley, but the team’s leading receiver seems to think he will be ready for Sunday’s game against the San Diego Chargers.“Shorts, whose status for Sunday has been in doubt all week because of a sprained SC (shoulder) joint, worked on a limited basis Friday as the Jaguars went through their last...
Calvin Johnson appears to be on the mend, while the Packers, Jaguars and Patriots are dealing with injuries among their wide receiving corps. Which...
News and Notes
Houston will start Case Keenum at quarterback Sunday against Kansas City. The second-year pro will be making his first career start in one of the most hostile venues in football. This could be a very frustrating week for the Houston offense as Kansas City’s 30 sacks are eight more than any other team’s total and its 10 interceptions rank tied for first. I wouldn’t...