August 23, 2012; Baltimore, MD, USA; Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Justin Blackmon (14) prior to their preseason game against the Baltimore Ravens at M&T Bank Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mitch Stringer-US PRESSWIRE
Jacksonville Jaguars first-round pick Justin Blackmon was limited in practice on Wednesday after tweaking his ankle, but as mentioned when the news first came out it shouldn't be a big issue. In fact, Blackmon practiced in full on Thursday and again on Friday and is expected to be ready to start on Sunday against the Minnesota Vikings.
It would have been a pretty big loss for the Jaguars if Blackmon was limited or could not play on Sunday, as he's been a big part of the offense thus far in the preseason. Blackmon, in just four quarters of play, has seemingly become quarterback Blaine Gabbert's favorite target while teams are shifting their coverages to Laurent Robinson. Blackmon has been key in picking up first downs and moving the chains, and also looks like a redzone threat.
So, any worry should be avoided as Blackmon will be ready to go against the Vikings.