Jacksonville Jaguars running back Chris Ivory returned to practice Wednesday in a limited capacity.
But it will have to do.
The second-year player battled throughout the offseason and eventually got to start in some preseason games at left guard.
The Jaguars also expect to be without their starting center and left tackle. He was released two days later.
"He should", Bradley said. "I'm gradually working my way back".
"I'm not sure if I'm in top condition right now, which I'm probably not, but I think I'm conditioned enough to go out and make plays", Ivory said. The Jaguars have averaged just 58.5 rushing yards per game through their first two games, ranking them 30th in the NFL. He was hospitalized just hours before the season opener against the Packers. He did not travel to San Diego, where the Jaguars lost to the Chargers 38-14 on Sunday.
He returned to the facility last week, but did not practice. He said he is no longer having any pain.
"I think that was one of the biggest things that helped me transition better and learn a lot more [was] the practice squad", Reed said.
Jaguars offensive coordinator Greg Olson was pleased with what he saw out of Ivory in Wednesday's session.
"He's looked pretty good", Bradley said. "We have to find a way to get that going". He brings juice and obviously we need that. "We're real happy to have him back".
Ivory was taken to a Jacksonville hospital the morning of the September 11 season opener suffering from what the team described as a general medical condition.
Ivory now projects to rush 8 times for 29 yards and 0.18 touchdowns against the Baltimore Ravens in Week 3, based on numberFire's metrics. Yeldon struggled while dominating touches the past two weeks, gaining just 67 yards on 28 carries (2.4 YPC) and 40 yards on 12 catches.