ESPN is reporting that Jags 2nd year QB Byron Leftwich will miss 4-6 weeks with a torn lateral collateral ligament in his left knee.

Jacksonville (5-3) have a bye this week and won’t play again until they host Detroit on November 14. Prior to Sunday’s loss to Houston, the Jags were one of the year’s bigger surprises. Sans Leftwich, it’s hard to imagine them as a playoff contender