Kelvin Beachum Injury: Updates on Jaguars OT's Concussion and Return

Scott Polacek@@ScottPolacekFeatured Columnist

Jacksonville Jaguars tackle Kelvin Beachum (68) warms up before an NFL football game against the Green Bay Packers in Jacksonville, Fla., Sunday, Sept. 11, 2016.(AP Photo/John Raoux)
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Jacksonville Jaguars offensive tackle Kelvin Beachum suffered a concussion during Week 2's game against the San Diego ChargersJosh Alper of Pro Football Talk reporting he "appeared to get kicked in the head during a play late in the third quarter."

Beachum was strapped to a backboard, removed from the field and later taken to the hospital. He has since been released and is ready to play.

Continue for updates.

Beachum Active vs. Colts

Sunday, Oct. 2

The Jaguars did not list Beachum among its inactive players for the Week 4 game against the Indianapolis Colts.

Latest on Beachum's Practice Status

Friday, Sept. 30

The Jaguars announced Beachum was a full participant in Friday's practice.

Beachum's Potential Hindered by String of Injuries

Unfortunately for Beachum, injuries are nothing new. He played with the Pittsburgh Steelers from 2012 to 2015 and appeared in a full 16 games in 2014 but played only six last year.

John Oehser of the Jaguars' official website said Beachum played those six games as a starter for Pittsburgh before he suffered an ACL injury that ended his 2015 campaign.

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