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Sport Titans rule out WRs Julio Jones, A.J. Brown vs. Jets with hamstring injuries

05:30  02 october  2021
05:30  02 october  2021 Source:   yardbarker.com

Jets DC explains why Patriots QB Mac Jones will be a 'difficult challenge' in Week 2

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The Tennessee Titans will be without their top two wide receivers on Sunday against the New York Jets.

  Titans rule out WRs Julio Jones, A.J. Brown vs. Jets with hamstring injuries © Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports

Both Julio Jones and A.J. Brown have been ruled out with hamstring injuries, according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport.

Earlier this week, Rapoport reported Jones was receiving treatment on a leg injury and that his status for Sunday was "up in the air." He did not practice on Thursday or Friday.

Browns believe WR Jarvis Landry suffered sprained MCL against Texans

  Browns believe WR Jarvis Landry suffered sprained MCL against Texans The Cleveland Browns reportedly believe wide receiver Jarvis Landry suffered a sprained MCL in Sunday's Week 2 matchup against the Houston Texans.Landry will undergo further testing to determine the extent of the injury.

Meanwhile, Brown was dealing with a hamstring injury that caused him to miss most of Tennessee's Week 3 win over the Indianapolis Colts. He also did not practice this week.

Jones has 12 catches for 204 yards this season, while Brown has seven receptions for 92 yards and a touchdown.

With Jones and Brown out Sunday, Nick Westbrook-Ikhine, Cameron Batson and Chester Rogers will need to step up at receiver. Westbrook-Ikhine was Tennessee's leading receiver against the Colts with four catches for 53 yards and a touchdown.

Bud Dupree, Caleb Farley, Brett Kern and Larrell Murchison have also been ruled out for this weekend's game with injuries.

The Titans are first in the AFC South this season with a 2-1 record. The Jets, meanwhile, are last in the AFC East with an 0-3 record.

Browns place WR Jarvis Landry on IR with MCL sprain

  Browns place WR Jarvis Landry on IR with MCL sprain Landry went down with a knee injury during the Browns’ opening drive on Sunday and did not return. The Browns still went on to beat the Texans 31-21, but Landry’s injured knee will rule him out for the Bears game this week. Per league rules, Landry must sit out for at least the next two games before retaking the field.On the plus side, the Browns should have Odell Beckham Jr. back in action this week. Barring any additional setbacks, he’ll make his 2021 debut alongside Rashard Higgins and the rest of the Cleveland WR contingent.

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