Jaguars outside linebacker Geno Hayes, who underwent offseason knee surgery, was off from practice Saturday. He will work only every other day in camp, per The Associated Press, as the team does not want to push him.
Hayes racked up 58 tackles, 19 assists, one sack and two interceptions a year ago in his first season with Jacksonville.
Jaguars outside linebacker Geno Hayes has been fully cleared following offseason knee surgery, reports the Florida Times-Union. Hayes, who had 78 tackles in 14 games, suffered the injury late last season.
"We did it the smart way instead of trying to push it and then going back to square one," Hayes said. "Right now, it’s doing well and I’ve been able to run and cut without any problems."
The Jaguars have made QB Ricky Stanzi, CB Dwayne Gratz, RB Delone Carter, LB Geno Hayes, TE Allen Reisner, OL Patrick Lewis and DE Gerald Rivers inactive Week 17.
Both Hayes and Gratz were ruled out prior to Sunday. The other five players were not listed on the injury report, and are healthy scratches.
Jaguars linebacker Geno Hayes will undergo arthroscopic knee surgery after the season, the Florida Times-Union has reported. He has been playing with the injury for most of the second half of the season, but will miss his second straight game Sunday at Indianapolis.
Jaguars linebacker Geno Hayes (knee), cornerback Dwayne Gratz (ankle) and tackle Cameron Bradfield (biceps) were all red-lighted from Thursday practice. Gratz and Hayes have already been ruled out for the Sunday game against Indianapolis. Bradfield is expected to practice on Friday and play against the Colts.
The Jaguars' list of inactives for Week 16 against the Titans includes quarterback Ricky Stanzi, running back Delone Carter, offensive lineman Patrick Lewis, tight end Allen Reisner, defensive lineman Gerald Rivers, linebacker Geno Hayes (knee) and defensive lineman Roy Miller (shoulder). Stanzi, Carter, Lewis, Reisner and Rivers are all healthy scratches.
The Jaguars have deemed three players as questionable for the game Sunday against Tennessee, including featured back Maurice Jones-Drew (hamstring). The others are linebacker Geno Hayes (knee) and defensive tackle Roy Miller (shoulder).
Jaguars linebacker Geno Hayes is questionable to return Week 15 against the Bills.
Hayes intercepted an early pass, and may have injured his knee on the play. He came into the week dealing with a knee injury, but was listed as probable on the injury report.
Jaguars S Josh Evans, LB Geno Hayes, DT Roy Miller, OL Uche Nwaneri, OL Austin Pasztor, S Chris Prosinski, K Josh Scobee and RB Jordan Todman are active Week 15 against the Bills.
With Maurice Jones-Drew inactive, Todman should see the majority of the work at running back. Scobee is dealing with a hip injury, but should be good to kick.
The Jaguars list eight probables among the 11 players on their Friday injury report.
The four defensive probables are safeties Chris Prosinski (conucssion) and Josh Evans (shoulder), linebacker Geno Hayes (knee) and tackle Roy Miller (shoulder).
The others are offensive linemen Austin Pasztor and Uche Nwaneri, both with shoulder injuries, running back Jordan Todman (shoulder) and placekicker Josh Scobee (hip).
Todman is expected to start if Maurice Jones-Drew (hamstring) cannot overcome his doubtful tag to play.
Jaguars linebacker Geno Hayes didn't have the loudest game in Week 14 against the Texans, but he made one big play to seal a 27-20 win Thursday.
Hayes had just two tackles in the game -- one solo -- but helped clinch the win by picking off Texans' quarterback Matt Schaub on a potential game-winning drive. It was Hayes' first interception of the season.
The Jaguars defense is in good shape for Week 14 against the Texans, despite the presence of six players on the injury report. Of those six, five are active and in uniform for Thursday's game, after being listed on the injury report as probable. They are: Defensive linemen Andre Branch (knee) and Roy Miller (shoulder; linebackers Geno Hayes (knee) and Nate Stupar (chest); and defensive back Mike Harris (hip).
The Jaguars list 10 probables for their game Thursday night against Houston.
The offensive players among them are wideouts Cecil Shorts (groin) and Mike Brown (shoulder), tight end Marcedes Lewis (knee), tackle Austin Pasztor (shoulder) and guard Will Rackley (elbow).
The defensive players are end Andre Branch (knee), cornerback Mike Harris (hip), linebackers Nate Stupar (chest) and Geno Hayes (knee) and tackle Roy Miller (shoulder).
A knee ailment will not prevent Jaguars linebacker Geno Hayes from suiting up in Cleveland on Sunday. He was listed as probable.
The Jaguars placed 12 players on their Friday injury report, but nine are probable for the game against the Browns on Sunday.
The offensive players so designated are linemen Will Rackley (illness) and Cameron Bradfield (bicep) and wide receiver Cecil Shorts (groin). Running back Justin Forsett (foot) is out.
The defensive probables are cornerback Will Blackmon (shoulder), defensive end Andre Branch (knee), safety Winston Guy (shoulder), linebackers J.T. Thomas (ankle) and Geno Hayes (knee) and tackle Roy Miller (shoulder).
Jaguars linebacker Geno Hayes had one of his best games of the season Week 12 at Houston, totaling nine tackles (six solo) and his first sack of the season. Hayes has had a productive November, totaling 23 tackles (17 solo) through three games.
Hayes has 71 tackles (53 solo) through 11 games. His career high is 98, which he set in 2009 with Tampa Bay.
Jaguars cornerback Dwayne Gratz (hip), safety Winston Guy (hamstring), defensive tackle Abry Jones (back), defensive tackle Roy Miller (shoulder), tight end Danny Noble (hamstring), linebacker Paul Posluszny (concussion), guard Will Rackley (concussion), wide receiver Kerry Taylor (toe) and linebacker Geno Hayes (knee) were all cleared to play Week 12 at Houston. Every player was listed as probable except Hayes, who was questionable.
Several defensive players in various stages of recovery are on the injury report released Friday by the Jaguars.
Listed as questionable for the Sunday game against the Texans are defensive back Will Blackmon (shoulder) and linebacker Geno Hayes (knee). Those deemed probable are defensive backs Dwayne Gratz (hip) and Winston Guy (hamstring), linebacker Paul Posluszny (concussion) and linemen Abry Jones (back) and Roy Miller (shoulder).
Among the offensive players on the report is tight end Danny Noble, who is probable with a hamstring problem.
Jaguars linebacker Geno Hayes was productive in Week 10 against the Titans, in a 29-27 win. Hayes led the team with 11 tackles -- nine solo -- and added a forced fumble and a pass defense.
The Jaguars inactive list for Week 10 against the Titans features the following seven players: defensive back Jamell Fleming, linebackers Geno Hayes and Nate Stupar, defensive lineman Abry Jones, wide receiver Kerry Taylor, quarterback Ricky Stanzi and offensive lineman Will Rackley.