The Jacksonville Jaguars have had no trouble moving the ball early in Week 12, leading the Houston Texans 10-0. However, they lost left tackle Cam Robinson to a knee injury. He was helped off the field, and taken to the medical tent. As of this writing, he's questionable to return. For the time being, Walker Little is in at left tackle while Ezra Cleveland stepped in at left guard.
Update: Cam Robinson has been ruled out for the game
Robinson has been one of the reasons the Jags' offensive line has been much better in pass protection. He served a four-game suspension to start the season for violations to the league's PED policy and returned to Week 5. Little had been filling in for him at left tackle. Once he was back, Little moved to left guard, where's made four starts.
Who's stepping in at left tackle for the Jaguars in light of the Cam Robinson injury?
Without Robinson in the mix, Walker Little will line up at left tackle, his natural position. As a matter of fact, Little, a second-round pick in the 2021 draft, has fared well on the edge when called up. Last year, he competed with Jawaan Taylor for the right tackle job but ended up losing. He's been serving as the team's swing tackle since then.
With Little sliding to left tackle, Ezra Cleveland is lining up at left guard. A second-round pick in 2020, Cleveland played 53 games with 49 starts for the Minnesota Vikings before being traded to Jacksonville at the deadline. At the time, he was nursing a foot sprain. He got a handful of snaps last week, and he'll most likely finish today's game if Robinson doesn't return.
Both Walker Little and Ezra Cleveland are capable starters, so the Jaguars offensive line shouldn't miss a beat. Their defense for their part has kept the Houston Texans in check, forcing them to punt on three consecutive possessions. Stay tuned for more updates.