Found October 18, 2013 on NFL Injury Report:
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 in the locker room yesterday, and will be a game-time decision for Sunday afternoon’s hosting of the San Diego Chargers at 1 P.M. EST. Jaguars wide receiver Justin Blackmon has played like a man possessed since his return from a four-game suspension stemming from a violation of the NFL’s substance abuse policy, testing positive for performance enhancing drugs. Blackmon has accrued 19 receptions for 326 yards and 1 touchdown in only two games, and has easily been the most productive Jaguar when on the field. Blackmon is currently working through hamstring and groin troubles, but is expected to play against San Diego this Sunday. Jaguars head coach Gus Bradley has confirmed the expectation, stating that Blackmon is “progressing well.” The Chargers are only favored by 5.6 points this week, leaving many to wonder what type of Kool-Aid Vegas is drinking. The Jaguars will be cautious with Blackmon, making the decision to withhold from practice on Friday in order to let his minor injuries heal. The Jaguars will be without rookie wide receiver Ace Sanders, and are now slated to start Justin Blackmon, Mike Brown, and Stephen Williams. Brown and Williams have 14 receptions combined in their careers, leading one to believe that Blackmon will again be the feature of the Jaguars offense with running back Maurice Jones-Drew playing uninspired football in 2013.

Justin Blackmon at WR6 in Week 7 Fantasy Football Ranks

Thanks for taking the time to view our Week 7 Fantasy Football Ranks. As always, any answers not apparent from the details below or any questions/comments/concerns about the rankings are welcome in the comments here, or on our standing fantasy advice page. I’m 5 spots ahead of expert consensus on Nick Foles, and I’m good with that. He was last week’s 2nd leading scorer at the...

Justin Blackmon Expects To Play Sunday

Jaguars receiver Justin Blackmon missed Friday's practice while dealing with a groin/hamstring injury, but said he would be ready to play Sunday.Fantasy Spin:Blackmon, playing his second game back after a four-game suspension, carried the Jaguars offense against Denver with 14 catches for 190 yards. He's a must start with Cecil Shorts injured.

Jags seek their first win against the Chargers

If I didn’t know any better, I would have guessed the Jacksonville Jaguars would have won last week against the Denver Broncos. Of course that is not the case, but listening to talk radio and the excellent reviews that the all-hallowed ESPN gave them, you would have thought that they might have pulled out a squeaker. There were some good things happening to be sure, and watching...

Blaine Gabbert returns to practice but not ready for field

  getty images 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...

Jaguars News and Notes: Blackmon, Shorts Expected to Play; Sanders Ruled Out

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...

Cecil Shorts a game-time decision on Sunday for Jaguars

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- Jacksonville wide receiver Cecil Shorts will likely be a game-time decision whether he'll play Sunday in the Jaguars' home game against the San Diego Chargers. Shorts sprained the joint connecting the breastbone and collarbone Sunday at Denver and did not return. Jaguars coach Gus Bradley said Shorts practiced on a limited basis Thursday, but may...

Jaguars interested in bringing back RB for right price

Maurice Jones-Drew's days with the Jacksonville Jaguars might not be limited to just 10 more games as many have speculated. According to Michael DiRocco of ESPN the team is "interested in bringing Jones-Drew back as long as it's not for big money." Now the question that bears asking is: What exactly is "big money"? The biggest money Jaguars general manager...

Jaguars’ Cecil Shorts Game-Time Decision

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 News & Notes: Gus Bradley Sees Improvement in his Troops

The one thing that Gus Bradley never loses sight of when it comes to his Jacksonville Jaguars is that the team continues to move forward. The past two weeks, although losses, have shown improvement in how the players have progressed to the point that the reps and the philosophy taught by Bradley and his coaches is being bought into the by Jaguars players and hopefully the fans in...

Ace Sanders Ruled Out For Week 7

Jaguars rookie wideout Ace Sanders (concussion) has been ruled out for Week 7 against the Chargers.Fantasy Spin:Sanders has yet to post more than 64 yards in a game this season. With Cecil Shorts also likely sidelined it should be the Justin Blackmon Show against San Diego.

San Diego Chargers at Jacksonville Jaguars: 2013 Week 7 NFL Pick

San Diego Chargers (3-3) at Jacksonville Jaguars (0-6) What an accomplishment for the Jacksonville Jaguars! They covered the spread last week for the first time and this season, only losing to the Broncos by a mere 16 points. In all seriousness, the Jaguars could be kind of flat after putting everything they had into that game and coming up short. Now they return home to face the...

Jacksonville Jaguars: 3 Keys to a Win over San Deigo

With a possibility of the return of Marcedes Lewis in the near future and a defense that looks like it may have turned a very small corner last week, the Jacksonville Jaguars go into Sunday’s game with a touch of confidence - more so than it has had at anyone one time this season.There are no “moral wins” in football and reaching double digits in points and tightening up on...

Justin Blackmon, Cecil Shorts III miss practice for Jaguars

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- The Jacksonville Jaguars are down four receivers, including starters Justin Blackmon and Cecil Shorts III, at practice on Wednesday. Blackmon is dealing with tightness in his groin and hamstring. Shorts injured the joint that connects his breastbone and collarbone in Sunday's loss at Denver. He was still in pain Wednesday, but was able to turn his...

Week 7 Injury Updates: Calvin Johnson, James Jones, Justin Blackmon, Julian Edelman

Calvin Johnson appears to be on the mend, while the Packers, Jaguars and Patriots are dealing with injuries among their wide receiving corps. Which...

Jaguars Injury Report: Justin Blackmon, Blaine Gabbert, Cecil Shorts

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...
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