Posted May 9, 2014 09:53 pm - Updated May 10, 2014 08:47 am

Jaguars GM Dave Caldwell, coach Gus Bradley strongly hint suspended receiver Justin Blackmon done with team

Jacksonville Jaguars' wide receiver Justin Blackmon speaks to the media during a press conference at the Pennyhill Park Hotel and Spa in Bagshot, England on Oct. 23, 2013.

Shortly after taking their second receiver of the day in Penn State's Allen Robinson, Jaguars general manager Dave Caldwell and coach Gus Bradley basically ended any hope of suspended receiver Justin Blackmon ever returning to the team.

Blackmon can't be cut until he's reinstated, something Caldwell hinted is not a given.

The Jaguars selected Southern California receiver Marqise Lee with the 39th-overall pick and took Robinson at 61, trading up nine spots with San Francisco.

When asked about Blackmon's future, Caldwell responded:

"I think we've covered that," Caldwell said. "We've moved on for this year."

When asked if he would cut Blackmon, Caldwell said:

"We can't [cut him]. If that even happens."

Bradley also stated his disappointment in the situation.

"I feel at times there's probably a little emptiness," Bradley said. "There are some unknowns there and you don't know how it's working. You don't want to shut it off. I was hoping it would be better than where it is going. We haven't heard much and it doesn't sound like it's going in the right direction. Like Dave said, we can't count on him."

Blackmon was selected fifth overall in the 2012 draft. He was suspended for the first four games last season, came back to play well in four games and then was suspended again for the final eight games of the season.


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