Sample was injured during the preseason with what was believed to be just a stinger, but the issue appears to be more severe than originally expected as he's been placed on injured reserve. The 24-year-old safety will look to get back to full health before trying once again to make an NFL roster.
Sample left Thursday's preseason opener against the Jets after he suffered an arm stinger. A timetable for his injury is still unknown, but any absence of time is detrimental to his chances of landing a spot on the 53-man roster.
Sample is questionable to return to Thursday's preseason opener against Jets due to an arm stinger, John Oehser of Jaguar.com reports.
Sample headed into Thursday's matchup competing for a roster spot. He currently projects as the third strong safety on the team's depth chart. The 24-year-old played in four games from the Jaguars in 2015, and posted eight tackles in the process.