Originally written on Football Nation  |  Last updated 7/7/13
Since the announcement came at the start of OTAs that Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Justin Blackmon would be suspended for violation of the NFL’s substance abuse policy, he hasn’t done much to distinguish himself in the offseason.Blackmon had surgery on his groin recently and the team is not sure if the former first round pick will be ready when the team walks onto the practice field for training camp on July 26.Blackmon is the third Jaguars player to have a procedure on their groin this offseason.Blackmon caught 64 passes last season in his first campaign, looking more comfortable in the offense as the season wore on, most notably after Chad Henne was inserted in the lineup at quarterback following an injury to Blaine Gabbert.The move proved to be a better fit for both Blackmon and Cecil Shorts. The Jaguars showed an improvement in ball movement and offensive firepower.While Blackmon will not be eligible to play in the team's first four regular season games, he is eligible to ...
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