Browns Without Two Defensive Starters Against Jacksonville
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Cleveland Browns are without two defensive starters against Jacksonville. Nose tackle Ahtyba Rubin (ankle) safety Tashaun Gipson (thigh) are inactive.
Both were listed as questionable Friday after being limited in practice all week.
Receiver Rodney Smith, defensive backs Pierre Desir and K'Waun Williams, and defensive linemen Billy Winn and Phil Taylor also are inactive. Smith (hamstring), Williams (concussion), Winn (quad) and Taylor (knee) were ruled out Friday.
The Jaguars are without running back Toby Gerhart, receiver Mike Brown, cornerback Jeremy Harris, linebacker Jeremiah George, guard Tyler Shatley, offensive tackle Sam Young and receiver Tavarres King. Gerhart (foot) was ruled out Friday. The others are healthy scratches.
Denard Robinson is starting in place of Gerhart.