JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Jacksonville Jaguars proprietor Shad Khan stated he not too long ago had a “heart-to-heart” assembly with Jalen Ramsey and thinks the disgruntled cornerback will play in opposition to New Orleans on Sunday.
Khan made the ones feedback as a part of an interview with the trade web site referred to as The Side road, during which he additionally mentioned sports activities playing and his need to not industry Ramsey.
“I feel he will be taking part in this week, so confidently you can track in to the Saints sport,” Khan stated within the video interview.
Ramsey has been stricken via a again harm and visited a expert on Monday in Houston. He practiced on a restricted foundation on Wednesday, which was once the primary time he has practiced in any capability since Sept. 18, and was once scheduled to do the similar on Thursday.
Trainer Doug Marrone stated Wednesday the staff would watch out with Ramsey to steer clear of a setback and get well in time to perhaps play in opposition to New Orleans on Sunday.
“I feel we are simply going to take it step-by-step,” Marrone stated. “We will stretch in right here and spot how that is going. If that is going neatly, then we will cross out of doors. We will heat up, we will stretch, and if that is going neatly, we will cross to the following [step]. We will simply take it step-by-step.”
Ramsey reported the again harm all through the Jaguars’ victory over Tennessee on Sept. 19, which got here 4 days after Ramsey requested the staff to industry him after being chastised via Jaguars government VP of soccer operations Tom Coughlin following the Jaguars’ 13-12 loss at Houston. Ramsey were given right into a sideline shouting fit with Marrone after Marrone refused Ramsey’s request to problem a of completion to DeAndre Hopkins.
Ramsey performed in opposition to the Titans however didn’t observe the next Monday (Sept. 23) on account of an sickness. He additionally ignored that Wednesday’s observe with the again harm. Marrone stated he did not know when Ramsey suffered the harm, however 3 hours later the staff launched a remark pronouncing Ramsey in fact did file again soreness to the staff’s scientific workforce all through the fourth quarter of the sport in opposition to the Titans.
Later that day the staff introduced that Ramsey would go back to his native land for the upcoming beginning of his 2nd kid.
Ramsey rejoined the staff 3 days later and flew at the staff constitution to Denver. He was once inactive for the sport in opposition to the Broncos, the primary sport he has ignored for the reason that Jaguars drafted him 5th total in 2016.
Ramsey didn’t observe in any respect ultimate week and didn’t play in opposition to Carolina.