FLORHAM PARK, N.J. ― Santonio Holmes will absence the blow of this division with an afflicted larboard foot, abrogation the disturbing New York Jets afterwards their top abhorrent playmaker.
The Jets appear Wednesday that Holmes, who will crave surgery, was placed on season-ending afflicted reserve. The aggregation active chargeless abettor advanced receiver Jason Hill to advice alter him.
“Obviously, that’s a big accident for us,” drillmaster Rex Ryan said. “Santonio’s one of the top receivers in the game, and it is a big loss.”
The account came just over a anniversary afterwards brilliant cornerback Darrelle Revis was acceptable absent for the division with a broken bond in his larboard knee.
Holmes went down on the aboriginal play of the fourth division Sunday afterwards communicable a abbreviate pass. X-rays on the bottom were negative, but the MRI assay after-effects were beatific to a bottom specialist in North Carolina and the Jets’ affliction fears were confirmed.
Ryan accepted that it is a Lisfranc injury, which usually involves the disturbing of the bond that holds the aboriginal two toes in the bottom together. Accretion time depends on whether there is a break or fracture, and whether anaplasty ― including screws amid ― is needed.
Oakland advanced receiver Jacoby Ford is out for the year with a agnate injury, while Houston quarterback Matt Schaub and Raiders active aback Darren McFadden are aback afterwards missing time endure division wholesale jerseys Chinawith Lisfranc injuries. Other players accept aswell rebounded from it, including Michael Strahan, Brian Westbrook and Ronnie Brown.
“He’s traveling to be back,” Ryan said of Holmes. “He’ll accept a abounding recovery.”
Holmes leads the Jets with 20 catches for 272 yards and a touchdown this season. He and Sanchez had their best bold calm back 2010 two weeks ago at Miami, if Holmes bent nine passes for 147 yards.
“Obviously it’s something that we ambition didn’t appear to one of your best players,” Ryan said. “But that’s, unfortunately, allotment of this business.”