JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars placed veteran running back Alfred Blue on injured reserve more than two weeks after he hurt his left ankle in a preseason game.
JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS (5-11)
New faces: QB Nick Foles, WR Chris Conley, OT Jawaan Taylor, OT Cedric Ogbuehi, TE Geoff Swaim, TE Josh Oliver, RB Alfred Blue, WR Terrell Pryor, DE Josh Allen,...
JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS (5-11)
OPEN CAMP: July 25, Jacksonville, Florida
LAST YEAR: One of league's most disappointing teams in 2018. Coming off berth in AFC championship game, Jaguars...
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Free agent running back Benny Cunningham and offensive tackle Josh Wells have signed with the Jacksonville Jaguars for added depth.
HOUSTON TEXANS (11-6)
UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: S Kareem Jackson, FS Tyrann Mathieu, CB Kayvon Webster, QB Joe Webb, CB Shareece Wright, ILB Brian Peters, QB Brandon Weeden, RB Alfred Blue,...
More notable injuries, plus the Buccaneers and Bears on byes this week will create a greater sense of urgency when heading to the waiver wire.
Be prepared to spend aggressively if you use a Free Agency Acquisition Budget (FAAB), or have contingent/alternative options ready in case you don't land your preferred player on waivers because an opponent has priority.
HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Texans have re-signed running back Alfred Blue to a one-year deal.
Blue was drafted by the Texans in the sixth round in 2014 and has 1,908 yards rushing and six touchdowns in his four-year career.
His best season came in 2015 when he started nine games and finished with a career-high 698 yards rushing. He has started just two games over the past two seasons since Houston added Lamar Miller as its featured back.
HOUSTON TEXANS (4-12)
UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: CBs Johnathan Joseph and Marcus Williams; RBs Alfred Blue, Andre Ellington and Jordan Todman; OTs Chris Clark and Breno Giacomini; Ss Marcus Gilchrist and Eddie Pleasant; G Xavier Su'a-Filo; QBs Tom Savage, Josh Johnson and T.J. Yates; OLB Jelani Jenkins; WR Bruce Ellington.
RESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: ILBs Ben Heeney and Brian Peters; DE Angelo Blackson; WR Cobi Hamilton; C Greg Mancz.
HOUSTON (AP) — After yet another loss, the Houston Texans are trying to figure out how to correct their mistakes and deal with several more injuries after already losing stars J.J. Watt and Deshaun Watson for the season.
Houston's 24-13 defeat at Tennessee on Sunday was its fifth loss in six games to drop the team to 4-8.
Already decimated by injuries, the Texans sustained several more against the Titans, leaving them thin at several positions heading into Sunday's game against the 49ers.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tom Savage came in without starting wide receiver Will Fuller, then the Houston quarterback lost wide receiver Bruce Ellington early with a hamstring injury followed by tight end C.J. Fiedorowicz and receiver Braxton Miller with concussions.
Then running back Alfred Blue was forced out by a concussion.
Four offensive players gone, forcing the Texans to mix and match on the fly. Even Savage was evaluated for a concussion at halftime, though he didn't miss a snap.
HOUSTON (AP) — Texans defensive end Jadeveon Clowney is out for game against the Green Bay Packers because of elbow and wrist injuries.
The Texans announced Saturday he'll be sidelined for the first time this season and won't travel with the team. Clowney has a career-high 12 tackles for losses.
Other Texans out against the Packers are running back Tyler Ervin (ribs), linebacker John Simon (chest) and wide receiver Jaelen Strong (ankle).
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Cornerback Sean Smith is active for the Oakland Raiders and defensive tackle Vince Wilfork will play for the Houston Texans after being questionable with injuries.
Smith missed the previous game for Oakland with a shoulder injury but will play Monday night against the Texans at Azteca Stadium in Mexico City. Wilfork was questionable with a groin injury but will play.
HOUSTON (AP) — Houston Texans running back Lamar Miller expects to play Sunday against the Detroit Lions despite a shoulder injury.
Miller was injured taking a hit at the end of a run in the first quarter on Monday night at Denver . He returned for a few plays after the hit, but Alfred Blue got the bulk of the carries after that.