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Robinson returns to practice


It appears likely the Jaguars will have their entire offensive line again Sunday.

They could have Laurent Robinson, too.

Robinson, the Jaguars' starting wide receiver, was listed as probable on the team's injury report Friday, making it likely he will play Sunday against Cincinnati despite missing two practices this week after suffering a concussion last Sunday.

Robinson worked full on Friday for the first time this week.

"We kind of anticipated him coming back," Jaguars Head Coach Mike Mularkey said Friday as the Jaguars (1-2) prepared to play the Cincinnati Bengals (2-1) at EverBank Field Sunday at 4:05 p.m.

"It was smart what we did yesterday, limiting him, and he did everything today."

The Jaguars' received similar, if somewhat more expected, news on the offensive line Friday when starting left guard Eben Britton and starting right tackle Cameron Bradfield were listed as probable on the injury report.

Fullback Montell Owens (concussion), defensive end Austen Lane (foot), running back Rashad Jennings (knee), cornerback Kevin Rutland (concussion), defensive tackle Tyson Alualu (not injury related) and center Brad Meester (not injury related) also were listed as probable.

Linebacker Daryl Smith (groin) and defensive end George Selvie (knee) were ruled out after missing practice all week, but with just two players not expected to play Sunday that gives the Jaguars their healthiest roster of the regular season.

Asked if the probable players would be back to their normal roles Sunday, Mularkey said, "I'm hopeful. That's a good way to say that."

Britton (ankle), who practiced limited Wednesday, worked full the rest of the week, and Bradfield (ankle) practiced full all week. Mularkey said it's likely the two will start, giving the Jaguars their starting line of left tackle Eugene Monroe, Britton, Meester, right guard Uche Nwaneri and Bradfield for the first time since Week 1.

"I'm not going to make a final call right here if they're going to start Sunday, but I thought they got better every day," Mularkey said of Britton and Bradfield.

Britton, who missed much of last season with a back injury and the last part of 2010 with a shoulder injury, said, "It was a good week."

"I got better and better as the week went on," Britton said. "No doubt I can play. There's no doubt in my mind. I'm ready. I can't wait."

Bradfield, who made the team as a rookie free agent last season, moved into the starting right tackle role during the preseason, but Sunday will be his fourth NFL start. He started a game at right tackle and left tackle last season.

"It's definitely a great feeling to be back out there with the guys," Bradfield said. "I've been working my butt off rehabbing, trying to get right, since I went down. We had four preseason games, so I have a good grasp of the offense. I'm mentally sharp, so I feel perfectly fine."

Lane, out since early in training camp with a foot injury, likely will back up rookie Andre Branch Sunday, Mularkey said. Lane's presence will provide depth at a position that has been mostly manned by Jeremy Mincey and Branch the first three games.

"I'm very anxious to get started – that's an understatement," Lane said.

Meester and Alualu practiced full after missing Wednesday for non-injury reasons. Alualu was limited Thursday for the same reason, and Mularkey said the rest is part of the team's plan for Alualu.

"We made a decision with some guys that we thought we were going to rest, so that has been planned," Mularkey said. "It's nothing out of the ordinary."

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