TODAY'S PAPER
42° Good Morning
NEWSDAY DEALS
YOU ARE A DEALS MEMBERVIEW DEALS
42° Good Morning
SportsFootball

Chris Ivory ‘grateful’ to be back with Jaguars after medical issue

In this Aug. 20, 2016, file photo, Jacksonville

In this Aug. 20, 2016, file photo, Jacksonville Jaguars running back Chris Ivory (33) is stopped by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers defense after a short gain in the first half of an NFL preseason football game in Jacksonville, Fla. Credit: AP / Phelan M. Ebenhack

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Jacksonville Jaguars running back Chris Ivory says he’s “grateful to be back in the facility and able to refocus on the game that I love.”

In a statement released by the team Thursday, Ivory thanked the medical staff, first responders and everyone at Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville for helping him during the past few days. Ivory was hospitalized Sunday with a “general medical issue” and missed the season opener against Green Bay. He was released Tuesday.

He is expected to hold a news conference later Thursday.

The Jaguars (0-1) play at San Diego (0-1) on Sunday, and Ivory’s status remains uncertain.

Ivory says “I appreciate everyone’s sensitivity during this personal matter and I’m ready to be back out on the field and look forward to doing so in the near future. Thank you for all for your support.”

Comments

We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.

New York Sports