Jaguars' Beachum cleared from NFL's concussion protocol

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) Jacksonville Jaguars left tackle Kelvin Beachum has been cleared from the NFL's concussion protocol and will practice Wednesday.

He is likely to play against AFC South rival Indianapolis in London on Sunday.

Beachum suffered a concussion in the third quarter of a loss at San Diego on Sept. 18. He was strapped to a backboard, carted off the field and taken to a hospital, where he stayed overnight for observation. He returned to Jacksonville the following day.

Beachum and center Brandon Linder (knee) missed last week's game against Baltimore, forcing the Jaguars to shuffle their offensive line. Guard Luke Joeckel shifted to tackle and center Tyler Shatley and guard Chris Reed made their first career starts. The Jags gave up four sacks and managed 48 yards rushing.


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