Troubled Justin Blackmon not in Jaguars' plans

The Jacksonviille Jaguars aren't counting on troubled wide receiver Justin Blackmon.

He's not in their plans at this point as he deals with his off-field problems.

"We hope for him, we pray for him, our thoughts are with him," general manager David Caldwell said. "We hope he comes back because he's talented. We also know that he's a good person fighting a tough battle.

"I think we have to treat it as a luxury. If he comes back, that's great. If he doesn't, we feel good about the three guys that we've got and if he comes back, that's even better."

Blackmon has sought treatment after being arrested in July for possession of marijuana.

"There is no risk," Caldwell said of keeping Blackmon on the roster without pay in the event that he gets his life on track.

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Aaron Wilson covers the Ravens for The Baltimore Sun

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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