Overcome with emotion, his hands in front of his eyes as the tears flowed, Cruz couldn’t hide his pain. If anything showed the extent of his knee injury, it was those tears.
Starting cornerback Dee Milliner was placed on season-ending injured reserve with a torn Achilles tendon on Monday, and the Jets signed cornerback Josh Thomas to take his spot on the roster.
Coach Tom Coughlin said Monday that Cruz will need surgery to repair a torn patellar tendon in his right knee. He did not know when the surgery would be performed or the length of the rehabilitation.
The diagnosis, a ruptured patellar tendon, more than ends Cruz’s season. It puts his career in jeopardy.
A Philadelphia radio host is getting a lesson in the unwritten rules of sportsmanship after sending an ill-advised tweet during Sunday night’s Giants-Eagles game.
The popular wide receiver immediately grabbed his knee and was crying with his face in his hands as he was carted off the field in the third quarter.
Dee Milliner was seen leaving MetLife Stadium on a cart after the game, crutches at his side. Coach Rex Ryan said simply that it was an Achilles tendon injury, but nothing more.
New York Jets wide receiver Eric Decker was limited at practice for the second straight day, but coach Rex Ryan expects him to be able to play against the Denver Broncos on Sunday.
Rangers coach Alain Vigneault revealed the injury following New York’s 3-2 win over the St. Louis Blues in the season opener Thursday night.
Jeremy Hefner’s setback this summer became a point of discussion regarding ace Matt Harvey, who also had Tommy John surgery in 2013.
In his first season with Big Blue, Jennings has carried the ball 91 times for 396 yards (4.4 yards per carry) and two touchdowns. He’s also caught 11 passes for 109 yards.
Yankees outfielder Carlos Beltran has undergone elbow surgery to remove a bone spur and loose pieces that limited his throwing ability for most of the 2014 season.
New York Jets fullback Tommy Bohanon broke his collarbone in the team’s 24-17 loss to the Detroit Lions on Sunday and has been placed on injured reserve.
Beckham pulled a hamstring early in training camp and missed all five preseason games and the first quarter of the regular season. Every time he practiced, he aggravated the injury.
The New York Jets’ wide receiver, recovering from tightness in his right hamstring, is expected to play Sunday despite being listed as questionable on the team’s injury report Friday.