Leonard Fournette inactive for Jaguars after violating team rule

Posted November 06, 2017

The first-ever meeting between blue-chippers A.J. Green and Jalen Ramsey ended early Sunday when Cincinnati star receiver and Jacksonville's No. 1 corner were ejected for fighting.

The Jaguars (4-3) made the surprising announcement 90 minutes before kickoff. And no matter the outcome against the Jaguars, next week's matchup against the Titans will also be a huge game.

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"Leonard Fournette is not playing in today's game due to an infraction of a team rule", Marrone said in a statement.

The Jaguars announced that Chris Ivory, who had 47 yards on 17 carries against the Colts, will start in Fournette's place. So if Fournette's absence contributes to a loss on Sunday at home against the Bengals, it could have long-lasting implications on their playoff prospects.

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The cornerback had spent the first half jawing at the normally reserved receiver, holding him to one catch for six yards. Starting right guard A.J.

Thirty seconds before halftime, this happened.

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The Jaguars registered two sacks on Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton, with Jaguars end Calais Campbell registering his NFL-leading 11th sack of the season. The Jaguars had outgained the Bengals, 217-37 when Lee scored.