Jaguars running back Leonard Fournette has only been able to play in two games all year due to a nagging hamstring injury. The injury has the Jacksonville coaches frustrated and led them to trade a draft pick to the Browns for Carlos Hyde.
Jags' decision to trade for Carlos Hyde stemmed from mounting frustration inside the building–and particularly among coaches–about Fournette's prolonged absence. Built the offense around him, hamstring issue continues to linger
— Michael Silver (@MikeSilver) October 19, 2018
The Jaguars are 3-3 on the season and still very much in the mix in the AFC South. They’re hopeful a healthy running back can help them turn the season around.
The trade seems to indicate they expect Fournette to miss an extended amount of time.