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The Jacksonville Jaguars will be without cornerback Derek Cox and guard Eben Britton against AFC South rival Houston.
Cox and Britton are inactive for Sunday's game. Both had been listed as questionable.
Will Middleton will start in place of Cox. Veteran Herb Taylor, signed off the street Monday, will start at guard after just three practices - none in full pads. Taylor hasn't played in an NFL game since 2008 with Kansas City.
Jacksonville also will be without running back Rashad Jennings, linebacker Daryl Smith, offensive tackle Cameron Bradfield and defensive ends George Selvie and Austen Lane. They were ruled out Friday.
The Texans will be without receiver DeVier Posey, quarterback John Beck, cornerback Roc Carmichael, cornerback Brandon Harris, linebacker Bryan Braman, offensive tackle Andrew Gardner and guard Brandon Brooks.
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Labeled as game-time decisions by coach Mike Mularkey on Friday, the Jaguars today will be without left guard Eben Britton (ankle) and cornerback Derek Cox (hamstring).
The big news is that Herb Taylor, signed on Monday, will start at left guard instead of rookie Mike Brewster.
Middleton will get the call at cornerback for Cox.
Britton and Cox join running back Rashad Jennings...
Five Jacksonville Jaguars, including outside linebacker Daryl Smith, will miss Sunday's game against the Houston Texans. The Jaguars will also be without starting right tackle Cameron Bradfield (ankle) and Eben Britton is listed as "questionable" (also with an ankle injury), prompting the Jaguars to elevate offensive lineman Daniel Baldridge from their practice squad...
Jaguars defensive back Dwight Lowery finally ran down this idiot on the field. Probably had enough of that thing, you know, crowd noise.
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