Marrone rules out Bouye, Lee
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Jacksonville Jaguars will be without starting cornerback A.J. Bouye and receiver Marqise Lee at Houston today.
Coach Doug Marrone ruled out both players Saturday, downgrading their status from questionable and saying neither will make the trip to Houston. Bouye sustained a hip injury in the opener, and Lee is still recovering from a knee injury that cost him the entire 2018 season. Lee played 12 snaps last week.
Second-year pro Tre Herndon is expected to replace Bouye and make his first career start.
Bouye’s absence means the Jaguars (0-1) will be without two defensive starters against the Texans (0-1). Defensive end Yannick Ngakoue, who is third in franchise history in sacks, was ruled out Friday because of a hamstring injury.
New York Jets
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. — New York Jets linebacker C.J. Mosley and defensive lineman Quinnen Williams have been ruled out for their game Monday night against the Cleveland Browns because of injuries.
Mosley has a pulled groin and Williams is dealing with a sprained ankle. Neither practiced during the week after being hurt in the season opener against Buffalo.
Quarterback Sam Darnold had been ruled out earlier in the week as he recovers from mononucleosis. Trevor Siemian will start in his place.
Running back Le’Veon Bell was listed as questionable Saturday with a shoulder injury but is expected to play.
Also questionable were left tackle Kelvin Beachum (ankle), wide receiver Demaryius Thomas (hamstring), wide receiver/punt returner Braxton Berrios (hamstring), nose tackle Steve McLendon (hip) and offensive linemen Brian Winters (shoulder) and Alex Lewis (shoulder).
CLEVELAND — Browns starting safety Damarious Randall will miss Monday night’s game against the New York Jets with a concussion.
Randall practiced the past two days but reported to the team’s facility Saturday with concussion-like symptoms. He has been placed in the league’s protocol for head injuries.
The 27-year-old Randall, who is in his second season with Cleveland, missed practice earlier in the week with what coach Freddie Kitchens said was a stomach virus.
Eric Murray is listed as Randall’s backup on the depth chart and will likely replace him against the Jets. Randall had been looking forward to the game and a chance to face former Browns defensive coordinator Gregg Williams. The two did not see eye to eye during their one season together.
San Francisco 49ers
SANTA CLARA, Calif. — The San Francisco 49ers have promoted running back Jeff Wilson Jr. from the practice squad following an injury to Tevin Coleman.
The Niners also waived tight end Kaden Smith on Saturday to make room on the roster for Wilson.
Coleman sprained his ankle in the season opener at Tampa Bay. That left San Francisco with only two healthy halfbacks in Matt Breida and Raheem Mostert heading into today’s game at Cincinnati.
Wilson played in six games last season. He ran 66 times for 266 yards and added 12 receptions for 98 yards.