Jaguars defensive end Jason Babin's solid play continued in Week 14 against the Texans, in a 27-20 win Thursday. Babin picked up another sack in the game to go along with two tackles and a forced fumble.
Jaguars defensive back Alan Ball picked off his first pass of the season in Week 14, in a 27-20 win over the Texans Thursday. Ball added four tackles to go along with his first interception since 2011.
A thigh injury that prevented Jaguars starting strong safety Johnathan Cyprien from playing in Week 15 kept him out of his second straight practice this week on Thursday. His status for the game Sunday against Tennessee has yet to be revealed.
With wide receiver Cecil Shorts going on IR in the days leading up to the game, the Jaguars found themselves short on capable wide receivers Week 15 against Buffalo. So they turned to tight end Marcedes Lewis, who set season highs with four catches for 54 yards and equaled a season high with seven targets. He also scored a touchdown for a third straight game.
The Jaguars defense is in good shape for Week 14 against the Texans, despite the presence of six players on the injury report. Of those six, five are active and in uniform for Thursday's game, after being listed on the injury report as probable. They are: Defensive linemen Andre Branch (knee) and Roy Miller (shoulder; linebackers Geno Hayes (knee) and Nate Stupar (chest); and defensive back Mike Harris (hip).
The Browns injury report for Week 15 against the Bears featured six players from the defensive side of the ball, all of whom were expected to take the field Sunday. As expected, all six are active prior to kickoff: linebackers Tank Carder (shoulder), D'Qwell Jackson (ankle), Paul Kruger (elbow) and Craig Robertson (knee); defensive lineman Ahtyba Rubin (calf); and defensive back T.J. Ward (shoulder).