Hurns (sports hernia) expects to start running in approximately one month, John Oehser of the Jaguars' official site reports. As for the offseason, he said, "OTAs, I'll definitely be ready. I'll be doing everything I'm supposed to be." Hurns gutted out injury after injury in his second season en route to 64 catches (on 105 targets) for 1,031 yards and 10 touchdowns in 15 games. Missing only one outing due to his residence in the concussion protocol, he nonetheless required sports hernia surgery once the campaign concluded. If he indeed upholds his desired training schedule, he'll be present at the beginning of the Jaguars' offseason program in April.
Hurns underwent sports hernia surgery Tuesday, Mike DiRocco of ESPN.com reports. Hurns gutted out an array of injuries this season, yet the only game he missed was mandated due to the concussion protocol. Otherwise, the second-year wideout churned out five 100-yard performances en route to 64 catches (on 105 targets) for 1,031 yards and 10 touchdowns in 15 contests. With plenty of time to recover, expect Hurns to be a full go once the offseason program rolls around in April.
Hurns is expected to undergo sports hernia surgery next week. Hurns battled through a core injury throughout this season, when he impressively amassed 64 receptions for 1,031 yards and 10 touchdowns in 15 games played. With the Jaguars' season now, Hurns can finally have his ailment repaired via surgery, which is expected to coincide with a six-to-eight week recovery timetable.
Hurns caught three of five targets for just 17 yards in Sunday's loss to the Texans. The Jags' offense simply couldn't generate much versus a strong Houston defense on Sunday, as Allen Robinson was the only individual to top 45 yards from scrimmage. Hurns' role in the offense fluctuated throughout the season because of the number of options available at the skill positions, but his 10 touchdowns and five 100-yard games indicate that he is clearly a favorite of Blake Bortles. Hurns is unlikely to surpass Robinson on the depth chart at any point, but he should still see plenty of action as the No. 2 in Jacksonville for 2016, as he looks to build on his impressive second season.
Hurns (thigh) is active Sunday against the Texans. Head coach Gus Bradley indicated this week that Hurns and Allen Robinson would get their normal allotment of snaps despite the Jaguars already ruled out of playoff contention, keeping them both as attractive fantasy option.
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