Matt Roth Injury Update: DE unlikely to play, Douzable slated to start

CLEVELAND, OH - NOVEMBER 20: Running back Chris Ogbonnaya #25 of the Cleveland Browns runs by defenders Matt Roth #90 and Jeremy Mincey #94 of the Jacksonville Jaguars at Cleveland Browns Stadium on November 20, 2011 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Matt Sullivan/Getty Images)

A concussion against the Browns ended defensive end Matt Roth's day and it looks like it will keep him out against the Texans. The injury is one of many along the Jaguars defensive line and will likely lead to Leger Douzable starting his second career game and first with the Jaguars. At defensive end.

The 6'4, 284 pound lineman has played rotationally as a defensive tackle, but according to John Oehser of Jaguars.com he's the most likely candidate to start in Roth's place against the Texans. Oehser also reports that the Jaguars are hopeful that Aaron Kampman will be ready to start on Sunday, but with a hamstring injury that has kept him limited in Wednesday's and Thursday's practices, that seems doubtful.

With Douzable in at defensive end, the Jaguars will have a very large defensive line that should do better against the run than it does as a pass rushing unit. Something that should be rather suitable against the team in the NFL that runs more than any other.

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