NEW ORLEANS (AP)Trevor Lawrence was cleared to start for the Jacksonville Jaguars against the New Orleans Saints on Thursday night after being listed as questionable with a sprained left knee.
Lawrence was a limited participant in practice on Tuesday and Wednesday after sitting out on Monday, a day after he’d twisted his knee during a sack in the late stages of a 37-20 victory over Indianapolis.
Lawrence left the game after that play, but said on Tuesday that he felt a lot better than he expected and would do everything he couild to play.
Lawrence has completed 67% of his passes for 1,439 yards with seven touchdowns and three interceptions this season. But he’s been sacked 16 times, putting him on pace to shatter his previous high of 32 sacks set in 2021, the year he was drafted first overall out of Clemson.
Meanwhile, the Saints activated linebacker and defensive captain Demario Davis, who’d been listed as questionable with a sore knee.
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