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Jaguars planning on starting Trevor Lawrence against Browns just six days after high ankle sprain: report

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Just six days after sustaining a high ankle sprain; cincinnati bengalsAccording to ESPN, the Jaguars plan to use Lawrence at center Sunday against the Cleveland Browns, but will evaluate him in pregame warmups before making a final decision.

Jaguars quarterback Trevor Lawrence attempts a pass during a game against the Cincinnati Bengals on Monday, Dec. 4, 2023 in Jacksonville, Florida. (AP Photo/John Rau)

A high ankle sprain is a serious injury that usually takes several weeks to heal.

Jaguars' Trevor Lawrence criticized for leaving the field without a cart after sustaining ankle injury

Lawrence was injured during the fourth quarter of the “Monday Night Football” game against the Bengals. Requires multiple trainers To help him off the field.

While he was in the pocket, one of Lawrence's offensive linemen stepped on his ankle and landed on it, resulting in Lawrence clearly feeling pain. After the play, he slammed his fist and helmet on the ground as a very quiet crowd looked on.

Lawrence was unable to leave the field on his own and required assistance from two trainers on his way to the sideline.

Trevor Lawrence gets help off the field.

Jaguars quarterback Trevor Lawrence was injured and helped off the field during a game against the Cincinnati Bengals on Monday, Dec. 4, 2023, at Everbank Stadium in Jacksonville. (Peter Jonereit/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

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on wednesday, I saw Lawrence He was wearing walking boots and was thankful that his injuries were not as severe as initially feared.

“I'm thankful it wasn't as bad of an injury as I thought it would be on the field,” Lawrence said.

Lawrence hasn't missed a game due to injury in three years. NFL careeror in high school or college.

Trevor Lawrence staggers out.

Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Trevor Lawrence was injured during the fourth quarter of the Monday Night Football game against the Cincinnati Bengals. (AP Photo/John Rau)

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The Jaguars are 8-4 on the season with the loss to the Bengals. Jacksonville is one game ahead in the AFC South.

The Browns allow the fewest yards per game in the NFL, so if Lawrence were to play, he would be facing one of the best defenses in the NFL.

FOX News' Scott Thompson and Chants Martin contributed to this report.

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