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Jacksonville Jaguars Daily: Arrelious Benn placed on injured reserve

Former second-round wide receiver Arrelious Benn, who was likely a lock to make the 53-man roster, has been placed on injured reserve, and more team news for your Tuesday morning.

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Jacksonville Jaguars place Arrelious Benn on injured reserve -
The Jacksonville Jaguars have placed receiver Arrelious Benn on injured reserve with a broken left collarbone. Benn, who was expected to make the 53-man roster, broke his collarbone in Saturday's preseason game against the New York Giants and will have surgery Tuesday.

Stefen Wisniewski named starting center for Jaguars -
Stefen Wisniewski has been assigned to the starting center role for the Jacksonville Jaguars. Wisniewski, coming off of a recent shoulder injury and surgery, accepted a one-year contract to join the Jaguars this past offseason. In doing so, Wisniewski placed himself in a contest with second-year center Luke Bowanko for the starting center position.

Injuries could save roster spots through rest of preseason for Jaguars -
The Jacksonville Jaguars players would never wish any harm upon their teammates, but in sports, when someone goes down, it creates an opportunity for someone else. The Jaguars have four injured wide receivers, two injured linebackers, two injured cornerbacks and a pair of ailing offensive tackles. Those injuries in position bunches cause depth issues, especially in the preseason when the starters only play an allotted amount of time.

Release of Madden 16 draws complaints, stories from Jaguars players -
Though "Madden 16" doesn't officially hit shelves until Tuesday, Jacksonville Jaguars linebacker Telvin Smith has already spent some time playing an advance copy of the video game. And like nearly every NFL player who plays it, he checked out his rating the first time he fired it up. Unlike a good portion, though, he was actually fine with his numbers.