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Florida Times-Union 13 hours ago
Bortles injured shoulder in loss to Tampa Bay

Bortles injured shoulder in loss to Tampa Bay

Jaguars quarterback Blake Bortles sustained a Grade 1 sprain of the AC joint in his right (throwing) shoulder during Sunday’s loss to Tampa Bay. Coach Gus Bradley doesn’t expect Bortles to practice Wednesday but does anticipate him playing against Houston on Sunday. A Grade 1 sprain is the most minor of the sprains. Bradley said he wasn't sure of when Bortles was injured. He was sacked six times by the Buccaneers. Other injuries: read more

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Tampa Bay Times 5 hours ago

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Tampa Tribune 21 hours ago

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The Ledger Oct 11, 2015

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Tampa Bay Times Oct 11, 2015

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