JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars have placed receiver Cecil Shorts III and guard Will Rackley on injured reserve.
The Jaguars (4-10) signed rookie center Patrick Lewis off Cleveland’s practice squad and promoted guard Drew Nowak to the 53-man roster. They also signed defensive end D’Aundre Reed to the practice squad.
Shorts (groin) and Rackley (concussion) missed Sunday’s loss to Buffalo. Shorts has dealt with a groin injury much of the year and will have surgery soon. Rackley sustained a concussion Oct. 27 against San Francisco and was inactive for two games. He returned to the lineup and started three games before feeling concussion symptoms again Saturday.
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Shorts finished with 66 receptions for 777 yards and three touchdowns this season.
Without him, Jacksonville likely will start rookie Ace Sanders and Mike Brown against Tennessee on Sunday.