Browns without 2 defensive starters at Jaguars

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) The Cleveland Browns are without nose tackle Ahtyba Rubin (ankle) against Jacksonville.

Rubin was listed as questionable Friday after being limited in practice all week. Safety Tashaun Gipson (thigh) is active after being listed as questionable Friday.

Receiver Rodney Smith, defensive backs Pierre Desir, K'Waun Williams and Glenn Winston, 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.


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