Skip to main content

Jaguars Will be Without Starting Tight End in Week 13 vs. Rams

The Jaguars will be down a top receiving option in Week 13 when they face the Rams.

The Los Angeles Rams will host the Jacksonville Jaguars in Week 13 at SoFi Stadium and quarterback Trevor Lawerence wil be without his starting tight end.

Jaguars' tight end Dan Arnold was placed on injured reserve, the team announced Tuesday. Arnold was diagnosed with a grade two MCL sprain that is expected to sideline him for roughly four to six weeks, holding him out against the Rams on Sunday.

The Jaguars acquired Arnold leading up to Week 4 this season in a trade that included former first-round pick CJ Henderson and a future fifth-round pick that were shipped to the Carolina Panthers.

Since Jacksonville added its new tight end into the fold, he's been a bright spot on offense for a team that has ultimately struggled for the bulk of the year. In eight games with the Jaguars, Arnold has logged 28 receptions for 324 yards.

The Rams' pass defense will be tasked with covering the Jacksonville receiving core that includes the likes of Marvin Jones, Laviska Shenault Jr. Laquon Treadwell and James O'Shaughnessy.

Recommended Articles

IMG_1586 2

Rams vs. Cardinals Wild Card Round Closing Odds: Point Spread, Over/Under, Moneyline

Here's a look at the final betting odds for the Rams vs. Cardinals Wild Card Round matchup.


Rams Elevate Two Defensive Backs From Practice Squad to Active Roster | Team Tracker

The Rams announced two roster moves ahead of Monday night's game against the Cardinals.


Pressure Heats Up for Matthew Stafford to Steer the Ship Toward a Successful Rams' Playoff Run

How will Matthew Stafford handle the pressure as he seeks his first playoff win of his career?

While Arnold isn't a household name on a national scale, he's been one of the more reliable options the Jaguars have leaned on in the receiving game since acquiring his talents.

Kickoff for this Week 13 matchup between the Rams and Jaguars is scheduled for Sunday, Dec. 5 at 1:05 p.m. PT inside SoFi Stadium.

More from Ram Digest:

Nick Cothrel is the Publisher of Ram Digest. Follow Nick and Ram Digest on Twitter @NickCothrel & @RamDigestSI for more Rams coverage.