Derek Cox likely out for Jags opener
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The Jacksonville Jaguars likely will be without starting cornerback Derek Cox for Sunday's opener at Minnesota.
Cox injured his left hamstring in the preseason opener and has been sidelined since. Coach Mike Mularkey expects Will Middleton to start opposite Aaron Ross. Veteran Rashean Mathis, recovering from knee surgery, will play on passing downs.
Guard Uche Nwaneri (ankle) skipped practice Monday, but Mularkey expects to get the veteran back Wednesday.
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