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CB Antonio Cromartie 'Doubtful' for Bills

Wednesday Injury Wrap: C Nick Mangold 'Probable' to Return to Starting Lineup on Thursday Night


Updated, 3:25 p.m. ET

The Jets' final injury report of the week before Thursday night's game against Buffalo fell about as expected from the week's practice developments. The biggest news is that CB Antonio Cromartie, who left the Jacksonville game early with a deep quadriceps bruise, did not practice again today and is listed as doubtful for the Bills.

There was no media availability today at the Atlantic Health Jets Training Center, and head coach Todd Bowles did not speak, but Tuesday Bowles said he wasn't very confident in Cromartie being available.

"He didn't look good today," the coach said. "I'll give him one more shot and look and see how he looks tomorrow."

Cromartie has displayed remarkable healing powers in the past, but there was no word today on if he'll start or sit Thursday. Bowles on Tuesday said if Cro doesn't start, either Marcus Williams or Buster Skrine would start on the outside opposite Darrelle Revis.

C Nick Mangold, on the other hand, appears over his neck issues from late in the New England game. He practiced full the last two days and is probable to return to the starting lineup.

Listed as out for the game are safeties Dion Bailey (ankle) and Calvin Pryor, both with ankle sprains. Bowles said that if he has to commit Williams to starting at CB, Rontez Miles "might" get the start at S alongside Marcus Gilchrist. Miles played his first regular-season defensive snaps last week vs. the Jaguars.

G Willie Colon (knee), as announced earlier, has been placed on injured reserve, with CB Dee Milliner (wrist) being activated off of short-term IR and available to see his first game action of any kind since Oct. 12, 2014, vs. Denver.

Doubtful along with Cromartie is RB Bilal Powell (ankle), who has missed the last three games. Skrine (shoulder/hand) is listed as questionable.

All other injured Jets are listed as probable, including WRs Eric Decker (knee), Brandon Marshall (toe/ankle) and Jeremy Kerley (illness), all of whom practiced full.

For the Bills, DT Kyle Williams (knee) is listed as out while RB LeSean McCoy (shoulder) and WR Sammy Watkins (ankle) are both probable (with McCoy's status changed from an earlier incorrect "questionable" status).

Click here for the full Wednesday practice report and game statuses for both the Jets and Bills.

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