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First Off the Field: Back to work

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Jacksonville Jaguars receivers Chris Conley (18), DJ Chark Jr. (17) and Keelan Cole (84) during a training camp practice session, Monday, August 17, 2020 in Jacksonville, Fla.

JACKSONVILLE – The Jaguars went back to work Thursday.

They're going to stay at work a while, too.

One day after a players' day off, the Jaguars on Thursday morning continued 2020 Training Camp by practicing one hour, 45 minutes under overcast skies in 84-degree temperatures at the Dream Finders Homes Practice Complex. It was the first of a planned six consecutive practice days.

The Jaguars, working in shorts and shoulder pads, conducted multiple team sessions during the practice. Head Coach Doug Marrone spoke to the media shortly beforehand.

The linebacker corps got healthier Thursday, with weak-side linebacker Myles Jack returning to practice after missing Monday and Tuesday because of a non-COVID-19-related illness. Rookie linebacker/defensive end K'Lavon Chaisson – the No. 20 overall selection in the 2020 NFL Draft – got his most extensive practice work so far in camp, beginning to work back into practice after being out early in camp with a hamstring issue.

Also Thursday, second-year tight end Josh Oliver was placed on injured reserve with a broken bone in his foot. Because he was placed on injured reserve before September 6, he will not be eligible to return this season.

Here's a look at Tuesday's practice:

PLAY OF THE DAY

This was a toss up Thursday, with wide receiver DJ Chark Jr. making two big-time plays on throws from starting quarterback Gardner Minshew II. First, Chark leaped high for a pass from Minshew and made a one-handed reception for an eight-yard gain in a late team session. Chark followed that later in practice by making a reception in the back of the end zone and getting his feet in bounds for a touchdown reception from Minshew; Chark earlier in practice caught another touchdown pass from Minshew in the back of the end zone. …

STANDING OUT

*Minshew evaded pressure and completed a nice 20-yard pass to tight end Tyler Eifert in an early team drill; Minshew completed intermediate passes to rookie wide receiver Laviska Shenault Jr. and wide receiver Dede Westbrook shortly thereafter. …

*Minshew had a 20-yard touchdown pass to tight end James O'Shaughnessy in a team drill late in practice, and also found wide receiver Keelan Cole and Westbrook on back-to-back passes later in practice. …

*Running back Leonard Fournette had a strong succession of plays in a late-team drill, running for eight and seven yards and a 15-yard touchdown. …

*Jaguars rookie cornerback Lu_q_ Barcoo had a pass breakup on a pass from reserve quarterback Mike Glennon to wide receiver Chris Conley in an early team drill. …

*Glennon found rookie wide receiver Collin Johnson on a 20-yard pass in a red-zone team drill midway through practice; Johnson had one of his better practices, also catching an intermediate pass from Glennon and catching a touchdown pass from reserve quarterback Josh Dobbs. …

*Glennon threw a touchdown pass to reserve wide receiver Josh Hammond in a late team drill. …

*Rookie quarterback Jake Luton threw a short touchdown pass in the end zone to rookie tight end Tyler Davis in a team drill late in practice. …

*The Jaguars' run defense looked solid early in practice, getting good penetration in early team drills. …

*Defensive lineman Doug Costin had a nice outside pass rush move for a would-be sack in a team drill midway through practice. …

*Rookie cornerback Josiah Scott had an interception on deflected pass from Glennon midway through practice...

INJURY WATCH

Safety Ronnie Harrison missed practice while in the concussion protocol; Marrone said Harrison reported concussion symptoms earlier in the week. Linebacker Quincy Williams remained out after successful surgery Monday on a core muscle injury.

NOTABLE

*Two players – running back Ryquell Armstead and offensive lineman Tre'Vour Wallace-Simms – were removed from the reserve/COVID-19 list and practiced with the team. That leaves offensive lineman Ryan Pope as the lone Jaguars player on reserve/COVID-19, a new reserve category created by the NFL for a player who either tests positive for COVID-19 or who has been quarantined after having been in close contact with an infected person or persons. …

*Defensive end Yannick Ngakoue remains away from the team, not having signed the franchise tag the team placed on him this past offseason. Having not signed the tag means Ngakoue is not under contract and his absence therefore does not violate NFL rules. Ngakoue can either sign the tag and play for the Jaguars on a one-year deal or not play in the NFL this season. …

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