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    Jaguars’ Tavon Austin: Shifts to injured reserve

    Tavon Austin (quadriceps) was placed on injured reserve Thursday, Mark Long of the Associated Press reports.Coach Urban Meyer said earlier this week that Austin would be ready for the season opener, but the wideout instead landed on the injured list a couple days later. The 31-year-old will be eligible to return for Week 4, though it’s unclear if he’s expected to be healthy by that point. Tyron Johnson, who was claimed off waivers Wednesday, and Jamal Agnew will serve as Jacksonville’s depth options at wide receiver.

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    Jaguars’ Tavon Austin: Expected to play Week 1

    Coach Urban Meyer said Tuesday that Tavon Austin (quad) should be good to go for the Sept. 12 season opener, Michael DiRocco of ESPN.com reports.Austin injured his quadriceps during Friday’s practice, but it does not appear to be too serious. The Jacksonville Jaguars only kept five wideouts on their initial 53-man roster, so it is likely that Austin will play a prominent role in the offense. The 31-year-old speedster spent time with the 49ers and Packers last season, and only appeared in four games, catching five passes for 20 yards.

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    Jaguars’ Tavon Austin: Injures quad Friday

    Tavon Austin suffered a quadriceps strain at Friday’s practice and is day-to-day, Jamal St. Cyr
    of News4JAX reports.Austin will likely miss Sunday’s preseason finale against the Cowboys due to his injury, but a day-to-day timetable means he could be healthy in time for the regular-season opener against Houston on Sept. 12. With rookie first-round pick Travis Etienne (foot) done for the season, there could be more opportunities for Austin to earn offensive touches.

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    Jaguars’ Tavon Austin: Signing with Jags

    Tavon Austin is signing with the Jacksonville Jaguars, Mike Garafolo of NFL Network reports.The Jags are dealing with some WR injuries, but it’s nonetheless an unusual fit for Austin, as the team already has a pair of return specialists in Jamal Agnew and Pharoh Cooper. The 31-year-old Austin will face long odds to make the Week 1 roster.

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    Packers’ Tavon Austin: Plays bit role in 2020

    Tavon Austin recorded five receptions for 20 yards and returned three punts for 14 yards over four games with the Green Bay Packers in 2020.Austin spent the early portion of the season with the 49ers and didn’t join Green Bay until late November, leaving him with limited time to establish a consistent role in the Packers offense. The eight-year veteran will hit free agency this spring and should get a look with a team, but it’s unclear if the Packers plan to re-sign him.

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    Packers’ Tavon Austin: Loses fumble in finale

    Tavon Austin caught one pass for seven yards and lost a fumble while returning a punt in Sunday’s victory over the Bears.Austin’s most notable impact on Sunday’s game was a negative play, as his first-quarter fumble gave the Bears the ball on the Green Bay Packers’ 20-yard line. Despite the mishap, Austin figures to continue serving as both the Packers’ punt returner and a gadget player on offense unless Tyler Ervin (foot) returns to action.

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    Packers’ Tavon Austin: Snap count increases

    Tavon Austin caught both his targets for five yards in Sunday’s victory over the Titans.Austin did not do much of note in Sunday’s contest, but he did receive 17 snaps after playing just four snaps in each of his first two appearances with the Green Bay Packers. Austin does not figure to play much more than he did Sunday, but he should continue getting a few snaps per week to give opposing defenses one more thing to think about.

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    Packers’ Tavon Austin: Not targeted in Week 15

    Tavon Austin was not targeted in Saturday’s victory over the Panthers.Austin caught a couple passes in his Green Bay Packers debut in Week 14, but he did not touch the ball on offense and was limited to punt-return duties in Saturday’s contest. It’s unlikely Austin’s role will change much in Week 16, as the Packers will presumably rely on their longer-tenured players as they attempt to lock up the top seed in the NFC.

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    Packers’ Tavon Austin: Limited role in Packers debut

    Tavon Austin caught both of his targets for eight receiving yards in Sunday’s victory over the Lions. He also returned one punt for two yards.Austin saw his first action since signing with Green Bay in late November, and although he was on the field for just four of the 67 plays the Green Bay Packers’ offense ran, he was the primary option on a couple of them. The Packers figure to continue exploring ways to get Austin the ball, but don’t expect a major increase in snaps or touches in the team’s Week 15 matchup with the Panthers.

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    Packers’ Tavon Austin: Set for 2020 debut

    Tavon Austin is officially active for Sunday’s game at Detroit.The 30-year-old was a healthy scratch for his first game with the team last week, but he’ll be suiting up Sunday with Tyler Ervin (ribs) on injured reserve. Austin is expected to take over return duties and could also have a minor role in the offense.

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