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The Jaguars will be without TE James O-Shaughnessy (high-ankle sprain) for “several weeks,” per beat writer Mark Long. Rookie Luke Farrell ran 20 routes in Week 2, while veteran Chris Manhertz ran only 11. They combined for 3 targets, 1 catch and 6 yards. Ignore both guys in fantasy leagues.

Update: O'Shaughnessy has been placed on IR, so he's out at least the next 3 weeks.

Jaguars TE James O'Shaughnessy injured an ankle in the 1st half of Sunday's game vs. the Broncos and is officially questionable to return. We'll update his status when we know more.

The Jaguars signed TE Jacob Hollister. The 27-year-old owns just 74 catches across 4 NFL seasons and was dumped by the Bills at final cuts. But he might just be the best TE in Jacksonville. His competition for that title: James O'Shaughnessy, Chris Manhertz and Luke Farrell. We'll keep an eye on the situation early this season, but avoid it in fantasy lineups for now.

The Jaguars have agreed to a 2-year deal with TE Tyler Eifert, according to NFL Network's Tom Pelissero. Eifert joins a roster whose most productive TE had been James O'Shaughnessy, with a top season of 24 receptions in 2018. Jacksonville drafted TE Josh Oliver in Round 3 last year, but he appeared in only 4 games because of injury. Eifert reunites with new Jaguars OC Jay Gruden, who coordinated the Bengals offense back when Cincinnati drafted Eifert in 2013. Eifert made it through 16 games for the 1st time in his career last season, posting a 43-436-3 receiving line in his age-29 season. If he hits August as Jacksonville's lead TE, Eifert should present at least spot-start potential.

Jaguars TE James O'Shaughnessy has been diagnosed with a torn ACL and will miss the rest of the season. O'Shaughnessy was quietly averaging 4 targets and 2.8 catches per game. His absence leaves TE Geoff Swaim atop the depth chart, although Jacksonville is expected to get rookie TE Josh Oliver (hamstring) back soon.

Jaguars TE James O'Shaughnessy was knocked out of Sunday's game against the Panthers with a knee injury. He caught 3 of 4 targets for 57 yards before exiting. We'll look for an update on the injury.

Jaguars TE James O’Shaughnessy (hip) is active for today’s game against the Colts. He should serve as Jacksonville’s lead TE but would be a desperation fantasy play.

Jaguars TE James O’Shaughnessy (hip) is questionable for Sunday’s game against the Colts after a limited week of practice. If active, he should serve as Jacksonville’s lead TE but would be a desperation fantasy play.

Jaguars TE James O’Shaughnessy (hip) is out for Sunday’s game against the Eagles. Jacksonville will again roll with TEs David Grinnage and Blake Bell. Neither is a fantasy option.

Jaguars TE James O’Shaughnessy (hip) is out for Sunday’s game against the Texans. With TE Austin Seferian-Jenkins on IR and TE Niles Paul also out, Jacksonville is down to TEs David Grinnage and Blake Bell. The Jaguars’ WRs should dominate targets this weekend.

Jaguars TE James O'Shaughnessy (hip) did not practice on Thursday after being limited on Wednesday. It looks like he suffered the injury in Wednesday's workout and is now in danger of missing this weekend's game. Check back tomorrow for another update. A healthy O'Shaughnessy would be a low-end spot-start option in a plus matchup against the Texans.

Jaguars TE Niles Paul sprained his MCL in Sunday's loss to the Cowboys, according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. The injury figures to cost Paul multiple weeks. With TE Austin Seferian-Jenkins (core) on IR, Jacksonville is down to James O'Shaughnessy and David Grinnage at TE.

Jaguars TE Niles Paul injured his knee in the 1st half of Sunday's game in Dallas and will not return. That leaves James O'Shaughnessy as Jacksonville's top TE.

The Jaguars have placed TE Austin Seferian-Jenkins (core) on IR. He's been playing through this core-muscle injury all season but must have aggravated it in Sunday's loss to the Chiefs. ASJ is reportedly a candidate to be designated for return after 8 weeks, but he's not worth hanging on to in fantasy leagues. James O'Shaughnessy and Niles Paul will handle TE duties for Jacksonville in Seferian-Jenkins' absence, but neither is a viable fantasy option right now.

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