Justin Blackmon activated from PUP list


Jaguars wide receiver Justin Blackmon got himself in a little spot of trouble while standing in street clothes on the Jaguars sideline during Friday’s game against the Dolphins, so it might be a good thing that his days in street clothes appear to be coming to an end.

The Jaguars announced on Monday that Blackmon has passed his physical, which means he can come off the physically unable to perform list and join his teammates in practice for the first time since training camp began. Blackmon has been recovering from June groin surgery.

Getting Blackmon up to speed now will be important for the Jaguars because they will not have him available for practice or games during the first four weeks of the regular season as the wideout serves a suspension for violating the substance abuse policy. He’ll be eligible to play in the team’s three remaining preseason games as well, although there’s no word on whether or not he’ll be active for this week’s matchup with the Jets.

The Jags also announced that safety Jonathan Cyprien has been activated from the non-football injury list. The second-round pick injured his hamstring just before camp got underway, but is healthy enough to renew his push to land in the starting lineup from the start of his professional career.