Leonard Fournette Benched By Jaguars For Team Rule Violation

Arnold Nichols
November 6, 2017

Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver A.J. Green was ejected late in the second quarter of Sunday's game versus the Jacksonville Jaguars for fighting.

From early on in the game the two seemingly exchanged words after every snap.

It has just been reported that Fournette will be inactive for week 9 after violating a team rule.


The Jaguars announced that Chris Ivory, who had 47 yards on 17 carries against the Colts, will start in Fournette's place.

The Jaguars also on Sunday played with starting center Brandon Linder starting at right guard and Tyler Shatley starting at center. Center Brandon Linder, returning from a three-week absence because of illness, will replace Cann at guard. Cann missed the game with a triceps injury. Green had 38 catches for 572 yards and four touchdowns coming into the weekend. Dalton only finished 10 of 18 passing for 136 yards in the game. He's also leading the National Football League in touchdowns with 6. They then took a 23-7 lead when Mickens returned a punt 63 yards for a touchdown with 14:35 remaining in the fourth quarter.

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