JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Jaguars defensive end Jeremy Mincey wasn't happy about being left behind in Jacksonville last weekend as punishment for oversleeping and missing a meeting, but he said the punishment is the wake-up call he needed.
"I needed it," he said. "It's time to refocus and rededicate myself to football. Gus [Bradley] was just honest. He just made an example of me and I feel bad to be the example, but I'll always fight back and will come back and do everything right."
The Florida Times-Union's Ryan O'Halloran writes that Mincey faces a significant fine but expects to be active for Sunday's game in Cleveland. And here's my story on Mincey's first comments since the Jaguars announced that he wasn't accompanying the team to Houston.
Here are some additional pieces of Jaguars content from around the web in our daily Reading the Coverage feature:
The T-U's Hays Carlyon writes about the Jaguars' newest player, fullback Shaun Chapas, a former Bolles School and Georgia standout.
O'Halloran gives three storylines to watch this week -- including the Jaguars having to contain Cleveland tight end Jordan Cameron -- in his Three & Out feature.
The T-U's Vito Stellino writes about the Wolfpack in the locker room.
And here's a roundup of items from this blog: offensive lineman Mike Brewster is bummed because he may have lost his only chance to score a touchdown; defensive coordinator Bob Babich will be facing off against his son, Browns assistant defensive backs coach Bobby Babich, for the third time; and the weekly NFL Nation Buzz video, in which I preview the top storylines for the week.