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It is hard to pinpoint where exactly the strength of the Jacksonville Jaguars defense lies. Head coach Mike Tomlin says he kept Brown away from Friday's practice to prevent his illness from spreading to other players.

But, he's officially listed as questionable on the injury report and has missed the last couple of weeks. We don't have a lot of reservations about him from a physical health standpoint. I didn't want him to get any of the guys that weren't sick, sick. Coleman has not practiced this week because of a neck injury.

Tomin seemed to dispel that possibility Friday, especially when he added Brown "looked really good" physically during practice this week.


Cornerback Aaron Colvin (illness), linebacker Telvin Smith (ankle) and linebacker Paul Posluszny (abdomen), who all sat out Wednesday, were limited at Thursday's practice.

Brown led the National Football League with 1,533 receiving yards despite playing in only 14 games and ranked fourth in the National Football League with nine receiving touchdowns in 2017. He had 23 catches during the regular season for 364 yards and three touchdowns. He's also the only receiver who managed to top 100 yards against the Jaguars defense this year when he finished a Week 5 loss with 157 yards on 10 receptions.

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