Prowling The Web: T.J. Yeldon is eager for debut


T.J. Yeldon is finally able to get on the field for the Jacksonville Jaguars and he’s eager to prove himself to the NFL, among other news for the Jaguars.

T.J. Yeldon returns from injury, eager for NFL debut – Fox Sports/AP

"The hand injury has delayed his debut.Yeldon sprained a finger during a scrimmage Aug. 8, when his hand slammed against linebacker Jeremiah George’s helmet on a short touchdown run.Tests revealed no broken bones, but the Jaguars have been cautious with Yeldon since — realizing they don’t want to go into the season without another top draft pick. Defensive end Dante Fowler Jr., the third overall pick in the draft, is out for the season following reconstructive knee surgery."

Corey Grant is making the most out of his opportunities – Rant Sports

"The Jacksonville Jaguars may have taken former Alabama running back T.J. Yeldonin the second round of this year’s NFL Draft, but it is another rookie running back from the state of Alabama who is turning heads this preseason. Corey Grant, an undrafted free agent from Auburn, has impressed as a kick returner and appears on the verge of earning a spot on the final roster.Grant started making waves during organized team activities, gaining the attention of the Jaguars’ coaching staff with his electrifying speed and return ability. He has carried his strong play into training camp and throughout the preseason."

Stefen Wisniewski named Jacksonville Jaguars starting center – First Coast News

"The team signed Wisniewski during free agency after the veteran played his first four seasons with the Oakland Raiders.The veteran was a second round pick by the Raiders in 2011. He played college football at Penn State.Wisniewski beat out second-year lineman Luke Bowanko for the starting job. Bowanko started 14 of 16 games during his rookie season."

Demetrius McCray could practice next week – ESPN

"The knee contusion that Jacksonville Jaguars starting cornerback Demetrius McCray suffered against the New York Giants last Saturday might shouldn’t cause him to miss any regular-season games.Coach Gus Bradley said McCray could be back on the practice field as soon as next week."

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