Jags’ RB Leonard Fournette Out Indefinitely With a Hamstring Injury

Leonard Fournette with Jaguars in 2018. Photo by Dave Shopland/BPI/REX/Shutterstock

Jacksonville Jaguars’ running back Leonard Fournette continues to struggle with injuries. After missing two consecutive games before Sunday’s 31-12 win over New York Jets, Fournette will now be out indefinitely. According to Jags’ coach Doug Marrone, the 23-year-old aggravated his hamstring injury, and the team can’t predict the time of his return at the moment.

“I really don’t know,” – Marrone told reporters. “Believe me, if I knew exactly what the deal was and I could tell you — three [games], six, 10, IR, whatever — I would. I just don’t know. Those injuries are tough. We talked about it by position. We talked about it by player. We’ve talked about it every other way. “I thought he was looking good. … You guys see him working [in practice], but it’s different when you’re playing a game. The game’s different.”

Marrone also added that it remains highly unlikely that Fournette will be available for the Week 5 game against the Kansas City Chiefs.

Leonard Fournette suffered the hamstring injury in the season opener against the New York Giants, leaving the game after the first half. Against the New York Jets, he also played one half and had to be shut down for the rest of the match. Fournette had 20 attempts and rushed for 71 yards this season while adding four receptions.