Richardson is expected to compete full time at left tackle going forward, John Reid of The Florida Times-Union reports.
This means Richardson will presumably be Cam Robinson's full-time backup. The 24-year-old went into the 2019 season primarily as a guard, but ended up filling in across the line. He will now focus primarily on protecting Gardner Minshew's blindside if called upon.
Richardson will start at left tackle Sunday against the Chiefs, Phillip Heilman of The Athletic reports.
Cam Robinson (knee) picked up a knee injury and is listed as doubtful while Cedric Ogbuehi (hamstring) was ruled out for the season opener. Richardson pushed A.J. Cann for the starting job at right guard throughout the preseason, but the injuries will instead provide him the chance to play left tackle.
Richardson is pushing A.J. Cann for the starting spot at right guard, Phillip Heilman of The Athletic reports.
Richardson received the start in Thursday's preseason contest with the rest of the first-team offensive line, playing 28 offensive snaps and committing two false starts. The 23-year-old saw his rookie season come to an end in mid-October due to a knee injury, but he appears to be coming on strong in Year Two.
Richardson (knee) was placed on injured reserve Saturday, Tom Pelissero of NFL.com reports.
Richardson's knee injury is seemingly serious enough to have the backup placed on injured reserve. The transaction makes room on the Jaguars' roster for running back Carlos Hyde, who the team traded for Friday.
Richardson (knee) is questionable for Sunday's game against the Texans.
Richardson was a surprise addition to Jacksonville's injury report Thursday, and did not practice Friday. Expect an update on the backup right tackle's health if he does not play Week 7.
Richardson played 12 snaps in Saturday's preseason game against the Vikings.
Richardson did not play in the preseason opener due to an unspecified shoulder injury. The injury appeared to have been minor as the rookie offensive tackle was good to go for Saturday's contest.
Richardson did not play in Thursday's preseason contest against the Saints due to a shoulder injury, Mike Kaye of FirstCoastNews.com reports.
The severity and specifics of Richardson's injury are currently unclear. The 2018 fourth-round pick should start the season as a backup tackle for the Jaguars.