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Allen Robinson out at least two weeks with hamstring injury


The hits keep on coming at wide receiver for the Jaguars.

Justin Blackmon is serving a lengthy suspension, Ace Sanders will miss the first four games serving a suspension of his own, Cecil Shorts is out for a while with a hamstring injury, Tandon Doss was forced out of Thursday’s practice with an ankle injury and now Allen Robinson is going to be on the shelf. Hays Carlyon of the Florida Times-Union reports that Robinson also suffered a hamstring injury and that he is expected to miss at least the next two weeks while he recovers.

That leaves a chunk of time before the season starts, but the second-round pick is likely to miss a couple of preseason games and practice sessions vital to his ability to make a quick transition to the NFL. Robinson also battled hamstring woes in the spring, further limiting his exposure to the professional ranks and raising some concern that the problem may linger for more than a couple of weeks.

With all the absences, the Jaguars are down to rookie Marqise Lee, Mike Brown, Kerry Taylor and a slew of undrafted free agents at receiver. Chad Henne’s going to have his work cut out for him in the preseason.

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9 Responses to “Allen Robinson out at least two weeks with hamstring injury”
  1. shackdelrio says: Aug 1, 2014 10:51 AM

    The Jaguars are not allowed to have wide receivers.

    It’s a law of the universe.

  2. johnnyjagfan says: Aug 1, 2014 11:23 AM

    This is killing me. You have to wonder who is stretching these guys out when 2 WRs are straining hammys. Are they drinking enough? C’mon, team.

  3. magicmtndan says: Aug 1, 2014 11:53 AM

    It’s long past time for Goodell to outlaw the use of hamstrings.

    Those things cause injuries and it’s all about player safety.

    Well, it’s all about profit. And player safety.

  4. ragnarthemagnificent says: Aug 1, 2014 12:09 PM

    I want to see the Jags go all in. Get TO, Get Ocho, get Randy Moss. Get Plax! Sell some tickets, start a fire! Pickup Tebow! Come on Jags you make the Browns look like a fortune 500 organization.

  5. In Teddy We Trust says: Aug 1, 2014 12:12 PM

    Those hammies don’t linger, do they?

  6. harrisonhits2 says: Aug 1, 2014 12:19 PM

    Will Henne be the first starting QB of a team that completes no passes in the preseason ?

    Talk about setting someone up for failure.

  7. z561 says: Aug 1, 2014 1:33 PM

    It’s just getting comical at this point. Are you friggin kidding me!?!?

  8. tangysizzl says: Aug 1, 2014 3:50 PM

    Time to prescribe some Yoga for these fools.

  9. dan073eb says: Aug 1, 2014 6:47 PM

    They’re definitely drinking enough. Just ask Blackmon.

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