Jaguars QB Blaine Gabbert will sit with bad hamstring | jacksonville.com
The Jaguars arrived at work Monday knowing left tackle Luke Joeckel was out for the season with a fractured right ankle that will require surgery.Later in the day, they found out quarterback Blaine Gabbert’s latest injury (right hamstring) would prevent him from starting Sunday at Denver.The big loss is Joeckel, who faces a six-month recovery after he was rolled into from behind by St. Louis defensive tackle Kendall Langford.
Joeckel on injury: "It’s tough"
As much as possible, Luke Joeckel will focus on the positives. He’ll try to get stronger. He’ll study film. Basically, the Jaguars’ rookie left offensive tackle – who on Sunday sustained a season-ending right ankle injury – said he will do whatever is necessary in the coming months to improve as much as possible. That’s the measured, long-term approach. His short-term emotional response was different. "It’s tough," Joeckel, the No. 2 overall selection in the 2013 NFL Draft, told a small group of reporters at EverBank Field Monday.
Jaguars are ‘Seahawks Light,’ sign fifth player cut by Seattle
When the Seahawks released wide receiver Stephen Williams on Saturday to make room on the roster for returning linebacker Bruce Irvin, we on the seattlepi.com sports desk joked that he’d be a Jacksonville Jaguar soon. See, it’s been a trend all season: Seattle releases a player; Gus Bradley picks him up. The former Seahawks defensive coordinator, now head coach in Jacksonville, has been trying to rebuild his team with Seattle rejects — after all, he’s already familiar with most of them.