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Jacksonville Jaguars safety Josh Jones ejected for hit on Houston Texans receiver Brandin Cooks

Jacksonville Jaguars safety Josh Jones was ejected during the third quarter against Houston after his hit on Texans receiver Brandin Cooks.

Jones also was penalized for the hit because he led with his helmet and hit Cooks in the helmet after Cooks hauled in a 23-yard pass from Deshaun Watson.

Rookie fifth-round pick Daniel Thomas took Jones' place in the lineup.

The Jaguars were already down four starters by that point. Defensive end Josh Allen (knee), linebacker Myles Jack (ankle), and cornerback C.