Justin Blackmon has groin surgery


Story Comments Share

Updated: 7/05/2013 5:36 pm Published: 7/05/2013 5:33 pm


JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Jacksonville Jaguars receiver and former Oklahoma State Cowboy Justin Blackmon is recovering from groin surgery.

Blackmon, who was limited during last month's three-day minicamp because of a nagging groin injury, had surgery recently but could be back in time for training camp. The Jaguars report July 25 and begin on-field work the next day.

Blackmon led the Jaguars with 64 receptions for 865 yards and five touchdowns last year.

He has been suspended for the first four games of the 2013 season for violating the NFL's substance-abuse program. He is eligible, though, to play in the team's four preseason games, the first one against Miami on Aug. 9.

Blackmon is the third Jaguars player to have groin surgery in the last two months, joining quarterback Jordan Rodgers and defensive end Jason Babin.

(Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)


Story Comments Share

0 Comment(s)
Comments: Show | Hide

Here are the most recent story comments.View All

The views expressed here do not necessarily represent those of KOKI FOX23 - Tulsa

No comments yet!
FOX23 Sports
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.
Mobile advertising for this site is available on Local Ad Buy.