The wideout left practice early on Tuesday, taking off his gear and becoming a spectator for the remainder of the day’s events due to a sore toe. The team did not offer an update on his condition but, speaking to reporters on Wednesday morning, coach Doug Pederson insisted the player will be fine.
“Just sore. He’ll be fine,” Pederson remarked, per the AP. “We were sort of cautionary with him (Tuesday). He’ll be back out there today and we’ll just monitor him and limit the amount of running he’ll do.”’
Ridley had been having a great training camp up until the injury and was the Jags’ standout player, wowing crowds with his catches and showing very little rust after being away from football for close to two years.
The 28-year-old sat out the last two months of the 2021 season to deal with his mental health after a home invasion and spent all of last year on suspension for violating the NFL’s gambling policy.
The Jaguars traded for him last October with the aim of forming one of the league’s best-receiving groups. It’s hoped that this latest setback won’t affect his availability to start the season.
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