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New Injury Update For Jaguars Running Back Leonard Fournette

Leonard Fournette runs with the football against the New York Jets.

JACKSONVILLE, FL - SEPTEMBER 30: Leonard Fournette #27 of the Jacksonville Jaguars runs during the first half against the New York Jets at TIAA Bank Field on September 30, 2018 in Jacksonville, Florida. (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

Leonard Fournette made his return to the field today, as the Jacksonville Jaguars' star running back was back after missing a couple of weeks with a hamstring injury he suffered in Week 1. Unfortunately, his return to the field has not gone as expected.

Fournette, who suffered a hamstring injury in a Week 1 win over the New York Giants, has been taken out of today's game against the New York Jets.

The star running back will not be returning to the game this afternoon. He's been downgraded to OUT.

NFL Network insider Ian Rapoport reports that Fournette continues to have issues with his hamstring. This is not good news.

"Jaguars running back Leonard Fournette (hamstring) has been downgraded to out vs the Jets. That issue continues to linger," he tweeted.

The Jaguars are winning today's game, 16-0. Fournette, a former first-round pick, had 11 carries for 30 yards in today's game. He also had one catch for five yards.

ESPN had another update on Fournette and his status:

The Jaguars lead the Jets 16-0 at the half behind 216 yards passing from Blake Bortles. Jaguars get the ball first to start the second half, too. RB Leonard Fournette was diagnosed with hamstring tightness and with the Jaguars' big lead expect him to sit out the rest of the game. No sense risking further injury that could keep him out for multiple games.

Stay tuned for more updates on Leonard Fournette and his injury.