Jaguars tight end Julius Thomas having hand surgery

Jacksonville Jaguars tight end Julius Thomas is having surgery on his right hand. He has a broken bone and will miss up to three NFL games. He had a ligament problem. “Obviously, we were hoping he would be back for Game 1, but there was still a chance he might not be ready,” Jaguars coach Gus Bradley said. “This is unfortunate, but it’s not the whole season or eight games – it’s something that has come up. I do feel fortunate that for the offense without Julius has moved the ball and done some really good things. That’s a positive so we’ll only be stronger when he gets back.” Follow me on Twitter: @AaronWilson_NFL Aaron Wilson covers the Texans for The Houston Chronicle.
Aaron Wilson
Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.

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