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Broncos place LB Josey Jewell on IR

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ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Two days after linebacker Josey Jewell suffered a pectoral injury against the Jaguars, the Broncos have placed their starting linebacker on injured reserve.

Jewell, a fourth-year player, had started the Broncos' previous 18 games.

He tallied eight tackles, one pass defense and a forced fumble in two games this season.

Jewell suffered the injury making a special teams tackle.

Former fifth-round pick Justin Strnad is expected to replace Jewell in the starting lineup.

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