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  • Jaguars' Lerentee McCray: Removed from COVID-19 list

    McCray was activated from the reserve/COVID-19 list Tuesday, per the NFL's transaction log. McCray missed the final three games of the season due to COVID-19 protocols. He finished the 2021 campaign with 11 tackles across 12 appearances.
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  • Jaguars' Lerentee McCray: Enters COVID protocols

    McCray (illness) was placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list Monday after he tested positive for the virus, Tom Pelissero of NFL Network reports. McCray sat out the Jaguars' game with the Jets on Sunday due to an ankle injury, but he is in danger of missing more time now that he's landed on the COVID list. The seven-year pro has mostly contributed on special teams, so any potential extended absence shouldn't impact Jacksonville's defense.
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  • Jaguars' Lerentee McCray: Will not play Sunday

    McCray (ankle) will not play Sunday against the Jets. McCray had been listed as questionable earlier this week, but he couldn't recover in time and has been ruled out for Sunday's matchup. It will be the third game he misses this season, but McCray's absence is not going to affect many fantasy rosters. He hasn't played more than 14 defensive snaps in any game this season.
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  • Jaguars' Lerentee McCray: Won't play Sunday

    McCray (hamstring) is inactive for Sunday's game against the Titans. McCray suffered the hamstring injury Week 4 against the Bengals, and he won't be available Sunday after being listed as questionable. K'Lavon Chaisson, Josh Allen and Jihad Ward are Jacksonville's available outside linebackers this week, as Jordan Smith (coach's decision) is also inactive.
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  • Jaguars' Lerentee McCray: Full participant

    McCray (hamstring) practiced in full Wednesday. McCray sat out Week 2 due to a hamstring injury, but it looks like he will be available versus the Cardinals on Sunday. During Jacksonville's season opener he handled just 19 percent of defensive snaps but contributed regularly on special teams.
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  • Jaguars' Lerentee McCray: Opts out of 2020 campaign

    McCray opted out of the 2020 season Saturday. McCray played in just nine regular-season games last season, primarily as a special teams player. In three seasons with the Jaguars, he's yet to play more than 100 defensive snaps, but he does have 16 combined tackles and 2.5 sacks during that time frame.
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  • Jaguars' Lerentee McCray: Placed on injured reserve

    The Jaguars placed McCray (hamstring) on injured reserve Monday, John Oehser of the Jaguars' official site reports. McCray sustained a season-ending hamstring injury during Sunday's 33-13 loss to the Colts. The 29-year-old special-teams ace will work to return to full health in time for the start of the 2020 season.
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  • Jaguars' Lerentee McCray: Leaves with hamstring issue

    McCray was forced out of Sunday's game against the Colts with a hamstring injury. It's usually tough to come back from a hamstring injury, so it won't be surprising if McCray doesn't return to action Sunday. The 29-year-old mainly works on special teams anyway, so his absence won't shake up the team's defensive dynamic.
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  • Jaguars' Lerentee McCray: Cleared to play

    McCray (hamstring) is absent from the Jaguars' injury report ahead of Sunday's game against the Broncos. McCray was unable to practice Thursday, but it looks like the Jags were just erring on the side of caution. Look for him to resume his usual role providing depth at defensive end, assuming he avoids any setbacks.
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  • Jaguars' Lerentee McCray: Can't practice Thursday

    McCray (hamstring) did not practice Thursday. McCray was limited in Wednesday's practice and has been downgraded to a non-participant Thursday. The reserve defensive end appears to be trending towards sitting out Sunday's contest against the Broncos.
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  • Jaguars' Lerentee McCray: Held out Sunday

    McCray (undisclosed) was unable to suit up for Sunday's practice, Phillip Heilman of The Athletic reports. It's uncertain how McCray picked up the injury, but it's serious enough to hold him out of valuable reps at practice. The Florida product is battling for a depth role on the roster, and in his stead, Dawuane Smoot and Lyndon Johnson could see an increased workload.
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  • Jaguars' Lerentee McCray: Questionable Week 15

    McCray is dealing with an illness and is questionable for Sunday's game against Washington, Daniel Popper of The Athletic reports. McCray was added to the injury report Friday with the undisclosed illness, so his chances of playing Sunday remain unclear. Leon Jacobs (quadriceps) was placed on injured reserve, leaving Nick DeLuca as the next man up at strong-side linebacker should McCray be sidelined.
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  • Jaguars' Lerentee McCray: Practices in full

    McCray (hamstring) was a full participant in Monday's practice, Paul Kuharsky of 104.5 The Zone Nashville reports. McCray has missed two straight games due to a lingering hamstring issue, but now appears to have fully recovered. If McCray is able to play against the Titans on Thursday, he'll serve as the primary backup to starting strongside linebacker Leon Jacobs.
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  • Jaguars' Lerentee McCray: Out of Sunday's lineup

    McCray (hamstring) is inactive for Sunday's game versus the Colts. McCray has recorded just five tackles and one sack in nine games this year. His absence will put rookie Leon Jacobs in a heightened role as strongside linebacker.
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  • Jaguars' Lerentee McCray: Questionable for Sunday

    McCray (hamstring) is listed as questionable for Sunday's matchup with the Colts, Phillip Heilman of The Florida Times-Union reports. McCray practiced in a limited capacity each day this week and is one of seven Jaguars -- but the only linebacker -- to be listed as questionable heading into the weekend. If the Florida product misses time Sunday, Nick DeLuca or Martrell Spaight could see more work at inside linebacker, though McCray hasn't played more than 20 defensive snaps in a game this season.
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  • Jaguars' Lerentee McCray: Limited to begin week

    McCray (hamstring) was a limited participant in Wednesday's practice. McCray continues to manage a hamstring injury suffered Week 8. It remains to be seen whether the 28-year-old will suit up against the Colts on Sunday, but considering that McCray hasn't played more than 20 defensive snaps since Week 1, his lack of availability would be unlikely to significantly impact Jacksonville's defense.
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  • Jaguars' Lerentee McCray: Won't play Sunday

    McCray was ruled out for Sunday's game against the Bills due to a hamstring injury, Phillip Heilman of The Florida Times-Union reports. McCray missed Week 10 with a hamstring injury but played in last Sunday's loss to the Steelers, and it remains unclear if he aggravated that injury or is dealing with a new issue. The 28-year-old hasn't topped 20 defensive snaps in a game since Week 1, so the Jaguars defense should be fine without him in Buffalo.
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  • Jaguars' Lerentee McCray: Inactive Sunday

    McCray (hamstring) is inactive for Sunday's tilt against the Colts. McCray injured his hamstring in Week 8 and wasn't able to get back to health over the team's Week 9 bye. Nick DeLuca may see a few extra snaps while McCray is out. Looking ahead, McCray will aim to get back to health and return for the Jaguars' Week 11 matchup with Pittsburgh.
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  • Jaguars' Lerentee McCray: Questionable for Week 10

    McCray (hamstring) is questionable for Sunday's game against the Colts, Phillip Heilman of The Florida Times-Union reports. McCray sustained the injury Week 8 against the Eagles and was a limited practice participant after the bye last week to aid in his recovery. The 24-year-old hasn't played double-digit defensive snaps since Week 2, mostly serving in a special teams role.
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  • Jaguars' Lerentee McCray: Re-signs with Jacksonville

    McCray re-signed with the Jaguars on a one-year contract Friday, Mike Kaye of the First Coast News reports. McCray appeared in 13 games for the Jaguars last season but saw almost all of his playing time come on special teams. He'll likely serve in a similar capacity going forward.
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