Lee (knee) has been activated from the PUP list and will practice Saturday, John Oehser of Jaguars.com reports.
Lee's potential availability for Week 1 of the regular season didn't look too promising throughout training camp, but his sudden return to the practice field Saturday is quite a positive development for the Jaguars offense as starting wide receiver Dede Westbrook (groin) is nursing an injury of his own. Lee, who tore his ACL in August of 2018, will now have several weeks to get in tune with newcomer Nick Foles before the team's first contest against the Chiefs on Sep. 8.
Lee (knee) is not expected to be ready for Week 1 of the regular season, Phillip Heilman of The Athletic reports.
This is a surprising development, as Lee's recovery from a 2018 torn ACL was supposedly going well, to the point where in March head coach Doug Marrone expected the veteran receiver to be available to play in the preseason. Marrone changed his tune Saturday, suggesting the Jaguars "have to prepare as if they (Lee) won't be available." Should Lee indeed miss time into the regular season, Chris Conley, D.J. Chark and Keelan Cole would likely stand to benefit the most, with the only solidified receiving role belonging to Dede Westbrook at the moment.
Lee (knee) will start training camp on the Jaguars' preseason PUP list.
Lee, who tore his ACL last August and missed the entire 2018 season, still has his sights set on being available for Week 1 action, but it's not surprising that the Jaguars are proceeding cautiously with the wideout. Lee's absence from training camp practices out of the gate will cost him a chance to develop a quick rapport with new QB Nick Foles, but once he's back in the mix, Lee should be able to reclaim a starting role alongside Dede Westbrook, with D.J. Chark, Chris Conley, Keelan Cole and Terrelle Pryor also set to jostle for depth chart slotting.
Lee (knee) is aiming to be ready for Week 1, but there is a chance he starts the season on the PUP list, Daniel Popper of The Athletic reports.
There's also a chance Lee ends up on a snap count even if he's ready for the regular-season opener. He'll be more than a full year removed from his knee injury at that point, but the combination of ACL and PCL damage made for a lengthy recovery and rehab process. Jaguars wide receivers coach Keenan McCardell recently acknowledged that Lee isn't expected to be ready for the start of training camp, instead pointing to later in August as a reasonable target for the 27-year-old's return to practice.
Lee (knee) isn't expected to be available for the start of training camp, Phillip Heilman of the Florida Times-Union reports. "[Lee is] probably a couple of weeks into training camp before he'll be back," receivers coach Keenan McCardell said Tuesday. "But he's right on line."
Lee has at least been able to run in some capacity during spring workouts, but he still appears to have a ways to go in his recovery from the torn ACL he suffered last August. That same procedure also involved PCL repair, which may help explain why Lee may need nearly full calendar year to make a full recovery. In any case, the goal remains for Lee to be ready to go for Week 1.
Lee (knee) was seen running on the side during OTAs on Tuesday, Phillip Heilman of The Florida Times-Union reports.
Lee is still making his way back from a torn ACL he suffered during the third week of the preseason last year. Coach Doug Marrone said he expects the wideout to make his full return late in the preseason, so the Jaguars will likely continue to slowly work Lee back into the swing of things over the next few months.
Coach Doug Marrone expects Lee (knee) to return late in the preseason, Daniel Popper of The Athletic reports.
Lee suffered a torn ACL during the third week of the 2018 preseason and thus has more than a full year to recover before Week 1 in 2019. He probably won't be ready for spring practices but at least is on track for some degree of participation at the start of training camp. Lee and Dede Westbrook are the early favorites to draw the most targets from new quarterback Nick Foles, though D.J. Chark, Chris Conley and Keelan Cole are also viable candidates to get snaps at wide receiver.
Lee (knee) believes he's a bit ahead of schedule in his rehab, with the expectation to be ready for the start of the 2019 season, John Oehser of the Jaguars' official website reports.
Lee suffered an ACL tear during the third week of the preseason, undergoing reconstructive surgery shortly thereafter. Reports on his progress haven't gotten into specifics, and it's still too early for any kind of timeline regarding a return to football activities. It's safe to assume he'll be absent or limited during the offseason program as he gears up for the second season of a four-year, $34 million contract. The structure of the deal keeps him safe through 2019, but he could be a cap casualty the following year if he doesn't bounce back strong from his injury. The Jaguars also have Dede Westbrook, D.J. Chark and Keelan Cole under contract, giving them a diverse group of wideouts with the benefit of youth, though there isn't a 1,000-yard season (or even close) among the bunch. The team presumably will prioritize finding a replacement for Blake Bortles at quarterback.
Lee (knee) said Wednesday that he's pleased with the progress he's made since undergoing surgery in August to repair his ACL and plans to be on the field for the Jaguars' 2019 regular-season opener, Phillip Heilman of The Florida Times-Union reports.
Lee noted that his surgery also addressed a prior PCL injury along with some minor cleanup of the left knee. Because the procedure was performed during the preseason, Lee will have a realistic shot to make it back for the start of the upcoming campaign, though there's a good chance he'll face limitations on some level in training camp. While the 27-year-old has been sidelined throughout the current season, the Jaguars haven't had another receiver emerge as a clear No. 1 option, though Dede Westbrook (43 receptions for 528 yards and four touchdowns) and Donte Moncrief (34 receptions for 517 yards and three scores) have benefited the most from Lee's absence.
Lee, who was officially placed on IR on Monday, is slated to undergo surgery to repair his left knee, which was injured in preseason action Saturday, the Jaguars' official site reports.
With Lee done for the season and the Jaguars not looking to add outside help at this stage, Keelan Cole, Donte Moncrief, Dede Westbrook and rookie DJ Chark are all expected to play key roles at receiver for the team this season. Per Michael DiRocco of ESPN.com, Moncrief will probably be leaned on the most out of the gate to help fill the void created by Lee's absence, given his level of NFL experience.
Lee (knee) has been diagnosed with ligament damage and will miss the entire 2018 season, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.
Lee will be placed on injured reserve Monday and isn't a candidate to return. The Jaguars haven't provided details about the ligament damage, but it isn't a great sign that Lee is already scheduled to have surgery, per John Reid of The Florida Times-Union. Keelan Cole becomes the new favorite to lead Jacksonville in targets, with Dede Westbrook, Donte Moncrief and D.J. Chark all viable candidates to take on some of Lee's vacated snaps.
Coach Doug Marrone said he won't know the extent of Lee's knee injury until Sunday, but he did acknowledge that it looks serious, the Jaguars' official site reports. "I'm just saying, did anyone think it didn't look bad?" Marrone said. "I'm waiting for the doctor to tell me so I can tell you guys, but I know what I see. I'm not going to sit there and say it didn't look bad. It looked bad."
Lee was locked in as a starter prior to injuring his knee in the first quarter of Saturday's preseason game against the Falcons. If he is forced to miss an extended period of time -- which looks quite plausible -- added snap and targets would open up for Keelan Cole, Dede Westbrook, Donte Moncrief and D.J. Chark.
Lee was carted off the field Saturday against the Falcons after suffering an apparent left knee injury, Hays Carlyon of 1010 AM WJXL reports.
With the departures of Allen Robinson and Allen Hurns in the offseason, Lee has served as the Jaguars' No. 1 wide receiver throughout training camp and the preseason. However, Lee is in danger of missing time due to a low hit from the Falcons' Damontae Kazee. Expect the Jaguars to hone in on a diagnosis in due time.
Lee and Keelan Cole have drawn most of the reps with the starters during training-camp practices, Mike Kaye of First Coast News reports.
The pecking order in the Jaguars' wideout corps has been difficult to peg down since camp opened, but it's not too surprising that Lee has been regularly featured on the first team after pacing Jacksonville with 56 receptions and ranking second with 702 yards in 2017. That production earned Lee a four-year, $34 million contract in March, a commitment that should make him one of quarterback Blake Bortles' favored options during the upcoming campaign. Even if that's the case, Lee seems unlikely to dominate the target share in Jacksonville from game to game, as Cole, Dede Westbrook and DJ Chark have all turned in strong camps and could have cases for serving as the team's go-to receiver when matchups favor their respective skill sets.
Lee (shoulder) was a full practice participant Thursday, John Oehser of the Jaguars' official site reports.
Since leaving Saturday's practice with a minor shoulder injury, Lee has increased his workload slowly but surely. After a limited showing at Wednesday's session, he upgraded to uninhibited exactly one week before the Jaguars' preseason opener against the Saints. Due to his production the past two seasons and the departures of Allen Robinson and Allen Hurns, Lee is the prime candidate to elevate his game further as a No. 1 wide receiver.
Lee (shoulder) practiced on a limited basis Wednesday, John Oehser of the Jaguars' official site reports.
In his return to the field from a few days off, Lee wasn't unleashed fully, but it's only a matter of time due to the lack of severity of his left shoulder injury. The activity was far more than fellow wideout Donte Moncrief (knee) was able to muster -- he was limited to working on a side field -- so Lee is closing in on a return to the top spot on the depth chart. Taken collectively, the Jaguars boast a nice array of talent in the receiving corps, with Dede Westbrook, Keelan Cole and D.J. Chark complementing Lee and Moncrief.
Lee (shoulder) was on the field for practice Wednesday, Mike Kaye of FirstCoastNews.com reports.
Lee missed a couple days of practice with a shoulder injury that was never considered serious. He's the obvious choice to lead Jacksonville in targets this season, though the team has impressive depth at wide receiver after adding Donte Moncrief (knee) and second-round pick D.J. Chark to a group that already included Lee, Dede Westbrook and Keelan Cole.
Lee (shoulder) is day-to-day, John Reid of The Florida Times-Union reports.
Lee was removed from Saturday's practice, and while he still isn't ready to rejoin his teammates, the Jaguars don't expect him to be out for too long. With Donte Moncrief (ankle) also slated to miss Monday's session, second-year wideouts Keelan Cole and Dede Westbrook figure to get heavy run with the starters.
Lee was removed from Saturday's practice with an undisclosed injury, Mike Kaye of FirstCoastNews.com reports.
Set to serve as the Jaguars' No. 1 wide receiver this season following the departures of Allen Robinson and Allen Hurns, Lee was knocked from practice at the end of a pass breakup by cornerback Tyler Patmon. The exact nature of the concern is unknown, but Michael DiRocco of ESPN.com speculated that Lee injured his left shoulder. With Donte Moncrief (ankle) also sidelined in the early days of training camp, the Jaguars' top healthy wideouts are Keelan Cole, Dede Westbrook and 2018 second-round pick D.J. Chark.
The Jaguars selected D.J. Chark at No. 61 overall in the 2018 NFL Draft, adding another body to a wideout group that already included Lee, Donte Moncrief, Dede Westbrook and Keelan Cole, The Associated Press reports.
Jacksonville let Allen Robinson leave for Chicago and later released Allen Hurns, but the team nonetheless finds itself with quite a crowd at wide receiver. Lee led the Jags in targets (96) last season and is the favorite to do the same in 2018, after re-signing in March on a four-year, $34 million contract that includes $16.5 million guaranteed, per OverTheCap. However, there's no denying that he'll have serous competition for Blake Bortles' attention in a run-heavy offense, as the team also made a significant investment in Moncrief and now has a trio of promising young receivers. Furthermore, the Jaguars signed Austin Seferian-Jenkins to replace Marcedes Lewis as the starting tight end, hinting at a desire to get more out of the position in the passing game.
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