JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Jacksonville Jaguars have acquired quarterback Josh Dobbs in a trade with Pittsburgh, giving them a backup while Nick Foles recovers from a broken collarbone.
The Jaguars gave up their fifth-round pick in the 2020 draft for Dobbs, who was in his third season with the Steelers. He was a fourth-round selection in 2017.
Dobbs, who has played in five career games, will back up rookie Gardner Minshew. Minshew completed 22 of 25 passes for 275 yards, with two touchdowns and an interception, in his NFL debut Sunday.
Minshew replaced Foles in the first quarter and completed 88% of his passes, becoming the most accurate single-game passer in Jaguars history (minimum 25 attempts). His completion percentage also was the highest for any player with at least 15 pass attempts making his NFL debut.
The Jaguars placed Foles on injured reserve Monday. If he is designated to return, which is what the team expects, Foles would be eligible to return to practice in late October and would be eligible to play in Week 11 at Indianapolis.
Guice undergoes MRI on right knee
A person with knowledge of the situation said Washington Redskins running back Derrius Guice underwent an MRI on his right knee the morning after making his NFL debut.
The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Monday because the team hadn't announced Guice's injury. Guice is just over a year removed from tearing the ACL in his left knee.
Guice gained just 18 yards on 10 carries Sunday in a 32-27 loss in Philadelphia. He went to the injury tent on the sideline during the game but downplayed concerns afterward.
Coleman has high ankle sprain
San Francisco running back Tevin Coleman was diagnosed with a high ankle sprain after an MRI on Monday.
Coleman is listed as week to week, and the 49ers might need to add a third halfback to the roster alongside Matt Breida and Raheem Mostert.
Coleman sustained the injury while getting tackled for a 1-yard gain on San Francisco’s first play from scrimmage in a 31-17 victory in Tampa Bay. He stayed in throughout the first half and finished with 23 yards on six attempts for a 3.8-yard average. He tried to continue but was ruled out after running to the locker room at halftime.
Coach Kyle Shanahan said Coleman isn’t expected to go on injured reserve.
NFL tells Beckham not to wear watch
Odell Beckham's football fashion taste clashed with the NFL's.
The league reached out to the Browns on Monday and said their star can no longer wear a watch on the field after he sported an expensive one during Sunday's opener against Tennessee.
The wide receiver wore an orange Richard Mille-designed watch — which retails for more than $250,000 — during the Browns' 43-13 loss to the Titans.
On Monday, league spokesman Michael Signora said while there are no rules prohibiting jewelry, there is a policy "prohibiting hard objects."
Funchess to be placed on IR
Coach Frank Reich said receiver Devin Funchess will be placed on injured reserve after having surgery on a broken collarbone.
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Funchess was injured during Sunday's 30-24 loss at the Los Angeles Chargers while diving to catch a pass in the end zone in the final minute of regulation. T.Y. Hilton later scored and Marlon Mack added a 2-point conversion run to send the game to overtime.
The 6-foot-4, 225-pound Michigan product signed a one-year contract with Indianapolis in March. Reich expects Funchess to return later this season, noting he was starting to develop chemistry with new starter Jacoby Brissett.
Ravens CB Smith to miss 'multiple weeks'
Ravens cornerback Jimmy Smith will miss several weeks after spraining his knee in Sunday's game against Miami.
Coach John Harbaugh said Monday that Smith has a Grade 2 sprain of the right knee. The injury occurred in the first quarter of Baltimore's 59-10 victory over Miami.
Harbaugh said Smith will miss "multiple weeks." He noted that the injury is "not a season-ender by any stretch."
Lindstrom to miss at least 8 games
Falcons rookie guard Chris Lindstrom, the No. 14 overall draft pick, has a broken foot and will spend the next eight weeks on injured reserve.
Lindstrom, a former Boston College standout who quickly won the right guard job in spring, was hurt in Sunday's season-opening loss at Minnesota. He left in the third quarter and didn't return.
Lindstrom will undergo surgery this week and is eligible to return to game action in Week 10 at New Orleans.
"I couldn't have been more pleased with his start as a Falcon in terms of what he's going to bring to our team," coach Dan Quinn said. "I'm bummed we're going to lose him for a period of time."
Raiders bring back WR Doss
The Oakland Raiders brought back undrafted rookie receiver Keelan Doss to fill the spot on the roster created after Antonio Brown's release.
Doss was signed off Jacksonville's practice squad Monday, just hours before the Raiders played their season opener against Denver.
Doss competed in training camp with Oakland but decided to sign with Jacksonville after not making the Raiders' 53-man roster.
Saints fan drops referee lawsuit
An attorney and New Orleans Saints fan said Monday he will not go further with his court fight against the NFL over game officials' failure to call an obvious penalty at a crucial point in a January playoff game.
The no-call helped the Los Angeles Rams beat the Saints and advance to the Super Bowl.
Lawyer Antonio LeMon and three others sued, alleging fraud by the NFL. The case was dismissed Friday by Louisiana's Supreme Court. A state judge and an appellate court had allowed the suit to proceed over NFL objections. And, for a time, it looked as though Commissioner Roger Goodell and three playoff game officials might have to submit to questions under oath.
"The Louisiana Supreme Court has now spoken," LeMon said in a prepared statement Monday. "Consequently we, the plaintiffs in this lawsuit, are ready to move on and respect the ruling of our State's highest court."