Jaguars TE Marcedes Lewis out 6-8 weeks with high ankle sprain

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Jaguars tight end Marcedes Lewis will miss six to eight weeks with a high ankle sprain, the team announced Monday

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Lewis was injured in Sunday's loss to Washington. He caught a 62-yard touchdown pass before he was injured. 

Lewis has spent his entire nine-year career with the Jaguars. He missed four games last season with a calf injury. 

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According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, Lewis "could be a candidate" to be placed on injured reserve with the designation to return. Being placed on short-term IR would mean Lewis would have to miss at least eight weeks. 

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