According to Peter King, Jerry Porter is feeling just fine after having surgery on his hamstring. It was expected to keep him out all of preseason and maybe more. Porter told King
“I’m amazed how good it feels,” he said. “I’ve had a bad hamstring pull before, and I feel much better having the surgery than just letting it heal on its own.”
He also told King that he felt like he may even be able to play in the last two preseason games and if not he will definitely be there for the Jaguars season opener against the Titans. This is good news for a team who picked him up expecting him to be the number one receiver.
As Peter King notes in the second article, the Jaguars have a mix and match collection of receivers this year. Unfortunately, the top three receivers didn’t even play in the opening preseason game. Jerry Porter obviously is healing up from him hamstring surgery. Reggie Williams recently had knee surgery and will be back for the season opener. Troy Williamson missed the game due to an undisclosed injury. To top it all off, Matt Jones is having off the field problems and Mike Walker isn’t the god the Jaguar fans were hoping for.
Preseason is a time to help clear up any lingering doubts about certain players but, at least for fans, it looks like we still find ourselves asking, “Where is our next Jimmy Smith?” until at least the opening game against the Titans.