Grant caught all three of his targets for 59 yards and added a two-yard carry during Sunday's 24-20 loss to New England. Grant caught as many passes, and for more yardage, on Sunday as he did in the entire regular season. More special-teams ace than useful back for much of the season, Grant was active in place of Chris Ivory on Sunday and ripped off catches-and-runs of 24 and 20 yards to set up Jacksonville's first touchdown of the game. Jacksonville is loaded at tailback with Leonard Fournette and T.J. Yeldon, but with Jacksonville's potential ability to get out from Ivory's contract in the offseason, Grant might get more action in 2018.
Grant gained 69 yards and a touchdown on 10 carries in Sunday's 45-7 win over the Texans. While Grant paced the Jaguars in rushing with the team minus Leonard Fournette (quadriceps), it's worth noting all 10 of his carries came in the fourth quarter, when Jacksonville already held a 30-point advantage. It's generally expected that Fournette will be ready to play Week 16 against the 49ers, so expect Grant to fade back into the fourth-string role at running back behind both Chris Ivory and T.J. Yeldon, with most of Grant's action likely to come on special teams.
Grant sustained a right shoulder injury in Sunday's 30-24 win over the Seahawks, the Associated Press reports. Grant suffered the injury on a kickoff return in the third quarter, during which he coughed up the ball. The Seahawks recovered the fumble and scored a touchdown on their next play to tie the game at 10-10. Though Grant was able to return to the game, his practice time could be limited heading into the Week 15 matchup with the Texans while he manages the injury.
Grant had one carry for a 56-yard touchdown in Sunday's 20-17 win over the Chargers. The stat line is a little misleading because it isn't as though Grant came in on offense and set the world on fire with a big play. The touchdown was part of a fake punt and within Grant's duties as a special-teams player. He's still squeezed out of the Jaguars backfield with the return of Leonard Fournette and did not appear on offense during Sunday's game.
Grant carried the ball four times for 18 yards in Sunday's 23-7 win over the Bengals. Grant has 11 touches for 54 total yards in the last two games with Leonard Fournette out, first with an ankle injury and then for disciplinary matters. The total matches Grant's total from the first six games of the season. Grant managed just six offensive snaps on Sunday, with Fournette is expected back in the lineup against the Chargers expect even those limited reps to be diminished.
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