Eben Britton May Not Be Ready for Opener

ORCHARD PARK, NY - OCTOBER 10: Eben Britton #73 of the Jacksonville Jaguars prepares to block Chris Kelsay #90 of the Buffalo Bills at Ralph Wilson Stadium on October 10, 2010 in Orchard Park, New York. (Photo by Rick Stewart/Getty Images)

There is some belief that Jacksonville Jaguars right tackle Eben Britton may not be available for the regular season opener on September 11th against the Tennessee Titans. Veteran tackle Guy Whimper had been filling in for Britton while he was recovering from back surgery to repair a disc issue.

"There's a conditioning aspect and a timing aspect and some rust that has to be worked through," Del Rio told reporters. "He may return to practice but it may not be an immediate return to the lineup Sundays for us," said Del Rio. "We have to work through that as a team, as an offense, and we'll do that."

Del Rio added, "He is on track to the practice field where we can begin that, and when we do feel he's ready we can get him out there.

Putting two and two together, to me it sounds highly unlikely Britton will start against the Titans, so get ready for some more Guy Whimper.

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