Fowler is questionable to return to Sunday's game against the Steelers due to a shoulder injury.
If Fowler is unable to return in a timely manner, Dawuane Smoot could be in line for additional reps at defensive end behind starters Yannick Ngakoue and Calais Campbell.
Fowler (hamstring) returned to Sunday's game against the Texans, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports.
Fowler missed less than a series Sunday, and he'll slot back into No. 3 defensive end position and try getting to Texans QB T.J. Yates.
Fowler injured his hamstring Sunday against the Texans and is questionable to return.
Although he's the Jags No. 3 defensive end, Fowler still consistently logs around 30 defensive snaps a game in relief. Fowler has 6.5 sacks this season, and Dawuane Smoot will pick up his leftover snaps for the time being.
Fowler posted a sack in Sunday's win over the Browns.
It was Fowler's lone tackle of the game, the second time that has occurred this season. The 23-year-old has 6.5 sacks on this season but only 14 total tackles, and has four games without a tackle this season. Fowler is a tough-to-trust IDP option due to his rotational role, but has still been able to find the quarterback with some consistency.
Fowler exited Sunday's win over the Bengals with an elbow injury and was deemed questionable to return, but the injury doesn't appear to have been anything serious. The 2015 first-round pick should resume his usual role as a rotational defensive end for the Jaguars.
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