It’s one of the reasons why he’s not playing today.
Leonard Fournette has been benched by the Jacksonville Jaguars today for a violation of team rules.
“Fournette is not playing today due to an infraction of a team rule. This has been addressed internally,” head coach Doug Marrone said.
ESPN’s Field Yates reports that one of the reasons why Fournette isn’t playing is that he missed a team photo earlier this week.
Amongst the reasons Jaguars RB Leonard Fournette is out today is that he missed the team photo earlier this week, sources confirmed to ESPN.
— Field Yates (@FieldYates) November 5, 2017
If Fournette really isn’t playing today because he missed a team picture, that seems like an overreaction. But perhaps there’s more to it.
ESPN’s Adam Schefter says Marrone is trying to “establish a culture.”
By deactivating RB Leonard Fournette for today’s game vs Cincinnati for violating team rule, HC Doug Marrone trying to establish a culture.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) November 5, 2017
Jacksonville and Cincinnati are set to kick off at 1 p.m. E.T. on CBS.