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Jacksonville Jaguars Daily: Team signs several LBs after Paul Posluszny injury

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Paul Posluszny has a broken right hand and the Jaguars are signing several backup linebackers just in case, and more team news.

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Jacksonville Jaguars sign several linebackers after Paul Posluszny's injury - UPI.com
The broken right hand suffered by middle linebacker Paul Posluszny in Tennessee Sunday left the Jacksonville Jaguars scrambling for linebackers Monday. Combined with the groin injury that has sidelined Dan Skuta the last two games, the Jaguars were left thin at the position so they brought in four linebackers for tryouts and signed two of them - one to the active roster and one to the practice squad.

Blake Bortles among highest upside quarterbacks in fantasy football - ESPN.com
Bortles has been a fairly inconsistent fantasy scorer this year, posting three games with 13 or fewer points, three games with 15-18 points and six games of 20 or more points. That type of hit-or-miss history might make fantasy owners a bit hesitant to start him no matter the matchup, but that hesitance should go away in a Week 14 contest against the Indianapolis Colts.

FILM ROOM: Breaking down Tyson Alualu's Spider 2 Y Banana - BigCatCountry.com
It has been five years since the Jaguars reached for Cal defensive tackle Tyson Alualu at 10th overall in the 2010 NFL Draft. Since then, Alualu has performed somewhat steadily in his rotational DT position but has failed to validate his high draft selection. This season, however, Alualu has transformed into a multi-dimensional threat.