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Jaguars place 11 players on COVID list before Week 17 game vs. Patriots

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The Jacksonville Jaguars could be without several players Sunday when they play the New England Patriots in a Week 17 game at Gillette Stadium.

Jacksonville placed 11 players -- including three tight ends, three offensive linemen and three defensive linemen -- on the COVID-19 reserve list Monday.

The Jaguars also claimed linebacker Jamir Jones and running back Mekhi Sargent off waivers from the Los Angeles Rams, per reports.

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The Patriots are heavy betting favorites against the Jaguars in their final home game of the regular season. New England enters Week 17 with a 9-6 record as the No. 6 seed in the AFC. Jacksonville owns the league's worst record at 2-13 and is one of three AFC teams already eliminated from playoff contention.

Here's the full list of Jaguars players put on the COVID-19 list Monday.

  • TE Dan Arnold
  • TE Luke Farrell
  • TE Chris Manhertz
  • C Brandon Linder
  • LG Andrew Norwell
  • OL Jared Hocker (practice squad)
  • DT Malcom Brown
  • DT DaVon Hamilton
  • DL Jihad Ward
  • LB K'Lavon Chaisson
  • LB Lerentee McCray