Justin Blackmon’s Suspension Means Huge Fantasy Implications for Jaguars’ Roster

November 2, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Justin Blackmon looked like a huge fantasy steal this season as he made an instant impact after serving a four-game suspension to start the year. He now has little value to owners outside of dynasty leagues, though, as another violation of the NFL's substance abuse policy means he will be suspended for the remainder of the season, according to Jon Breech of CBSSports.com.
While that is obviously a huge loss for the Jags, they are on the road to 0-16 with or without Blackmon, so fantasy owners are the ones who will truly feel the sting. It will be very difficult to replace a guy like Blackmon at this point in the season, but Blackmon's absence will certainly have a notable effect on many of his Jacksonville teammates.
Here is further analysis of how the likes of Cecil Shorts, Maurice Jones-Drew and Mike Brown will be impacted from a fantasy perspective with Blackmon out of the picture.
Cecil Shorts
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