An MRI has reportedly confirmed that Cheifs running back Jamaal Charles tore his ACL on Sunday, ESPN's Adam Schefter reports.
With Charles thus on track to miss the rest of the season, Charcandrick West and Knile Davis are next up for the Chiefs' backfield duties. With that in mind, coach Andy Reid relayed via the Kansas City Star that the duo would continue to split time, though it's worth noting that on Sunday, West finished the day with 31 yards on seven carries, while Davis carried the ball just twice for two yards.
"I'm not saying who is or is not the feature guy, but we need both of them," Reid stated Sunday, with reference to turning to a West/Davis backfield combo. "Both their games are different. We'll just see how that goes. You saw both of them played today, so we'll got back to the drawing board on that and get it right."
While the situation plays out, both West and Davis slot in as high-priority targets in leagues where they remain available, with West perhaps the higher percentage play, based on Week 5's box score, but not necessarily a lock to dominate the team's carries moving forward, given Davis' previous experience filling in for Charles.
Jaguars head coach Gus Bradley doesn't expect quarterback Blake Bortles (shoulder) to practice Wednesday, but anticipates the quarterback being ready for Week 6 against Houston, the Florida Times-Union reports.
Bortles suffered a Grade 1 sprain of the AC joint in his right shoulder after getting sacked six times in Sunday's loss to Tampa Bay. You'll need to monitor his status each day of practice leading up to the game against the Texans.
A hamstring issue will prevent Jaguars wide receiver Marqise Lee (hamstring) from playing against Tampa Bay on Sunday, per the Florida Times Union. He has been ruled out.
Lee who was injured in Week 3 and hasn't practiced since, will miss his second straight game and third overall this season. Allen Hurns and Allen Robinson will thus continue to head the wideout corps in Week 5.
Wide receiver Justin Blackmon , who hasn't practiced or played since 2013 after being suspended for the third time for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy, is unlikely to return to the Jaguars according to GM David Caldwell, per ESPN.com.