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Jaguars' DaVon Hamilton: Set to return for Week 8
The Jaguars activated Hamilton (back) from injured reserve Saturday.
The 2020 third-round pick out of Ohio State will now be in line to make his season debut after being placed on injured reserve at the end of training camp. Hamilton played in all 17 games last season for the Jaguars and registered 56 tackles (27 solo), 2.5 sacks and a forced fumble. He'll add strength to the team's interior defensive line alongside Roy Robertson-Harris and Adam Gotsis.... See More ... See Less
Jaguars' DaVon Hamilton: No go for Week 7
Hamilton (back) will be inactive for Thursday's matchup with the Saints.
Hamilton, who has been designated to return from IR, was a full participant at practice all week, but he'll be held out for at least one more contest as he works his way back from a back injury. The defensive tackle will now shift his focus to being ready for Jacksonville's Week 8 contest with Pittsburgh on Oct. 29.... See More ... See Less
Jaguars' DaVon Hamilton: Not ready for return
Hamilton (back) will not make his season debut in Sunday's game against the Colts. Demetrius Harvey of The Florida Times-Union reports.
The Jaguars designated Hamilton for a return Thursday, but it looks like they are going to ease him back into the swing of things. He has a 21-day practice window to return, so there is no need to rush him out there. The 26-year-old nose tackle is expected to give the Jaguars' interior defensive trenches a notable boost upon his return.... See More ... See Less
Jaguars' DaVon Hamilton: Practice window opens
The Jaguars designated Hamilton (back) for a return from injured reserve Thursday, Mia O'Brien of 1010 XL 92.5 FM Jacksonville reports.
Hamilton's 21-day practice window thus begins. The Jaguars can activate him from IR at any point within that period, meaning he could have a chance to suit up for Sunday's game against the Colts. The 26-year-old nose tackle should provide Jacksonville's defense with a notable boost when and if he's fully cleared.... See More ... See Less
Jaguars' DaVon Hamilton: Not going to London
Hamilton (back) will not be taking the trip to London and will miss each of the team's next two games, Michael DiRocco of ESPN.com reports.
Hamilton would have been eligible to be activated from injured reserve before the team's Week 5 matchup with the Bills in London, but he'll remain in Jacksonville to continue training for his return. This would leave Week 6 against the Colts as his next likeliest return date, although there's still no guarantee the Ohio State product will be ready by then.... See More ... See Less
Jaguars' DaVon Hamilton: Lands on IR
Hamilton (back) will start the season on Jacksonville's injured reserve.
The Jaguars were hopeful Hamilton was nearing a return, but they will choose to exercise caution instead. He was plagued throughout training camp with back spasms. The 26-year-old nose tackle is viewed as a key component to Jacksonville's defense, but he will now have to miss at least the first four games of the season. In the meantime, Angelo Blackson will presumably fill in for him.... See More ... See Less
Jaguars' DaVon Hamilton: Nearing return
Hamilton (back) could return next week, according to head coach Doug Pederson, J.P. Shadrick of the Jaguars' official site reports.
Hamilton's back spasms have plagued him throughout training camp. After initially being sidelined at the start, he returned to practice in early August before being shut down again. Hamilton is expected to play a pivotal role along the defensive front this season after signing a three-year, $34.5 million extension in the offseason.... See More ... See Less
Jaguars' DaVon Hamilton: Still recovering from back issue
Coach Doug Pederson said on Monday that Hamilton (back) remains "on the road to recovery," Mark Long on USA Today reports.
Hamilton remains away from the team but continues to be "monitored by the professionals," Pederson said. Details have been scarce on the nature of Hamilton's issue, but it's been described as a non-football medical problem. Hamilton inked a three-year, $34.5 million extension through 2026 earlier in the offseason.... See More ... See Less
Jaguars' DaVon Hamilton: Dealing with injury
Hamilton (back) is dealing with a non-football related injury, Demetrius Harvey of the Florida Times-Union reports.
Hamilton was seen on crutches after the team's preseason game Saturday as a result of a medical issue and there is currently no timetable for his return. The 26-year-old dealt with back spasms during training camp and will now look to get healthy ahead of the start of the regular season.... See More ... See Less
Jaguars' DaVon Hamilton: Practicing once again
Hamilton (back) practiced Wednesday, John Shipley of SI.com reports.
Hamilton dealt with back spasms to start camp, but he's back to full health and has been standing out in practices. The 26-year-old is having the best camp of his career according to Shipley, frequently dominating in one-on-one drills while also providing constant pressure in team sessions. He should be the team's primary nose tackle after securing a three-year, $34.5 million contract extension in April.... See More ... See Less
Jaguars' DaVon Hamilton: Could return next week
Head coach Doug Pederson told reporters Saturday that Hamilton (back) may be back at training camp next week, Michael DiRocco of ESPN.com reports.
Hamilton has been dealing with back spasms to start training camp. He signed a three-year, $34.5 million extension with the Jaguars in April following a 2022 season where he registered 56 tackles, 2.5 sacks, one forced fumble and a fumble recovery in 17 games while starting in 14. Once healthy, the 2020 third-round pick should assume his starting role at nose tackle for a Jaguars defense that finished 12th in points per game allowed (18.8) and fourth in turnovers (27) last season.... See More ... See Less
Jaguars' DaVon Hamilton: Lands three-year extension
Hamilton agreed Wednesday with the Jaguars on a three-year, $34.5 million extension, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.
Hamilton was entering the final year of his rookie deal after being selected No. 73 overall in the 2020 NFL Draft. He played a career-high 610 defensive snaps last season, appearing in all 17 games. Hamilton has just 4.5 career sacks, three fumble recoveries and one forced fumble, but he's a reliable source of snaps on the interior of the defensive line.... See More ... See Less
Jaguars' DaVon Hamilton: Playing Sunday
Hamilton (foot) is officially active for Sunday's game against the Giants.
The 25-year-old was considered questionable with a foot injury but will play through the issue for a second straight week. Hamilton has 16 tackles (eight solo) through the first six games of 2022.... See More ... See Less
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