Jones-Drew, Shorts inactive for Jags against Bills

The Jacksonville Jaguars will be without three offensive

starters against the Buffalo Bills, including running back Maurice

Jones-Drew.

Wide receiver Cecil Shorts III (groin) and guard Will Rackley

(concussion) were also inactive Sunday.

Jones-Drew (hamstring) leads the Jaguars with 719 yards rushing,

while Shorts is the top receiver with 66 catches for 777 yards.

Rackley has started 11 games this year.

The Jaguars will also be without strong safety Johnathan Cyprien

(thigh). The rookie had played every down on defense in

Jacksonville’s 13 games.

Other inactives for the Jaguars were quarterback Ricky Stanzi,

tight end Allen Reisner and defensive end Brandon Deaderick.

No starters were among Buffalo’s seven inactives. The list

included quarterback Jeff Tuel, defensive backs Jonathan Meeks and

Brandon Smith, running back Ronnie Wingo, guards Mark Asper and

Antoine McClain and tight end Tony Moeaki.

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