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, I think that is the case that we can,” Quinn said. “If I had concerns that we wouldn’t be able to or I felt like it would be worth doing that, then I certainly I would.”Jones, who leads the NFL in yards receiving average since the Falcons drafted him sixth overall in 2011, started all 18 of Atlanta’s last season but didn’t practice much because of a hip flexor, a back injury and an ankle injury. He’s also had surgery twice on his right foot.Freeman, who has scored 37 touchdowns in four seasons while averaging 1,207 yards from scrimmage, was sidelined twice last year by a concussion and is coming off a minor knee injury that didn’t require surgery.Neither player has missed practice time since the team reported for training camp last month.Matt Bryant, sidelined in preseason with an undisclosed injury Greedy Williams Jersey
, is expected to return to kicking on Wednesday. It’s unclear if he will be ready to play at Jacksonville.Linebacker Deion Jones is listed as day-to-day with an undisclosed injury. Reserve guard Ben Garland will play dress against the Jaguars. LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Jared Lorenzen, a husky left-handed quarterback who set multiple Kentucky passing and offensive records before backing up Eli Manning on the New York Giants‘ Super Bowl-winning 2007 team, has died. He was 38.A release from the school said Lorenzen’s family announced his death on Wednesday, but did not specify a cause or where he died. Kentucky Sports Radio founder Matt Jones tweeted a statement from Lorenzen’s family announcing his passing.Popular around Lexington for his outgoing personality, Lorenzen was listed at 6-foot-4 and 275 pounds his senior season and known by several nicknames including “The Hefty Lefty.” The Covington, Kentucky, native holds school records including 10,637 offensive yards on 1,793 plays from 2000-03. He also tops UK passing marks for yards (10 http://www.brownsauthorizedshops.com/authentic-sione-takitaki-jersey
,354) and attempts (1,514), including a record 321 throws in 2000.A member of the New York Giants from 2004-07, Lorenzen was on the squad that upset unbeaten New England 17-14 in Super Bowl 42 in 2008.The Giants tweeted that Lorenzen “was an important member of our 2007 team, one that created its own destiny. Our thoughts are with Jared’s family and friends who loved and appreciated him so much, just as our organization and fans did.”Lorenzen was elected to the UK Athletics Hall of Fame in 2015. Athletic director Mitch Barnhart said “We are deeply saddened to learn of Jared Lorenzen’s passing” in a statement and added, “He was a true Wildcat and a man whose love for the University of Kentucky was plain to see well after his playing days were over.”Lorenzen played with the Northern Kentucky River Monsters among several indoor teams before retiring in 2013.