Wide receiver Arrelious Benn entered the NFL as a second-round pick in 2010, but injuries continue to get in the way of his attempts to find a lasting home in the league.
The Jaguars placed Benn on injured reserve Monday after he fractured his collarbone in Saturday night’s game against the Giants. Reports out of Jags camp were that Benn was having a good summer, but the team will have to look elsewhere for receiver help in the wake of his injury.
Benn landed on injured reserve last year after suffering a concussion in camp with the Eagles and he found himself on the same list in 2013 after tearing his ACL. He last played a regular season game for the Buccaneers in 2012 and has 59 catches for 862 yards and five touchdowns over the course of his career.
With Benn out of the picture, the Jags could really use a healthy Marqise Lee in the rotation come the regular season. Lee has been out for most of camp with a hamstring injury and the 2014 second-round pick’s brief NFL career has seen several aches and pains keep him from making a steady contribution to the Jacksonville offense.
The Jaguars also waived/injured tackle Brennan Williams and wide receiver Damian Copeland. They signed linebacker Mister Alexander, offensive lineman Will Corbin and wide receiver Erik Lora.