Practicing goal line drills, Cromartie went to change direction when suddenly his knee gave out and he was down on the ground.
“It was one of those hold-your-breath type deals,” head coach Rex Ryan said.
Fortunately for Cromartie and the Jets, the injury — a hyperextended knee — was not as serious as initially feared. As usual, Ryan will lean on the team doctors and trainers to determine just how much his two-time Pro Bowl cornerback can play on Sunday, if at all.
“We’ll give him every benefit of the doubt,” Rex said. “If we think he’s good to go, let’s go, but if not, clearly we’re not going to put him out there if he’s at risk.”
In a scenario where Antonio Cromartie’s unable to go, CB
“We’re all ready,” Walls said of the triumvirate of cornerbacks. “We’ve been practicing hard and learning our concepts and learning what we need to do to be prepared to play against Pittsburgh.”
Excluded from that trio of potential starters is first-round rookie
“When I get to a certain level while running, I feel uncomfortable,” he told reporters this afternoon, “but it’s been getting better each time I’ve been doing it.”
Asked if he believes he will be good to go by Week 7 against New England, Milliner said, “Yeah, I think so at this point.”
Aside from Milliner, WR
In addition to Cromartie, T
Geno Adds His Next Award
On top of his Week 5 AFC Player of the Week award, QB
Smith was also nominated for the GMC Never Say Never Moment of the Week, but fans voted for Denver Broncos QB Peyton Manning and his five touchdowns in a 51-48 victory over the Dallas Cowboys.