Jaguars DT Miller out for season with torn Achilles tendon
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) The Jacksonville Jaguars will be without defensive tackle Roy Miller for the rest of the season because of a torn right Achilles tendon.
The Jaguars (2-4) made the announcement Tuesday, two days after Miller left the game against Oakland and did not return.
A disruptive run-stopper whose 10 tackles this season don't show how important he is to Jacksonville's defense, Miller will be placed on injured reserve and undergo surgery later in the week.
Abry Jones is expected to replace Miller in the starting lineup when the Jaguars play at Tennessee (3-4) on Thursday night.
Miller has 244 tackles, eight sacks and a forced fumble in eight seasons. He has missed just six games in his previous seven years.
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