Saunders had served as New York’s primary punt returner in the team’s first three games, but was benched after a costly fumble last Monday night against the Bears.
With Mark Sanchez no longer around, Stephen Hill has become the unofficial whipping boy among Jets fans. And he’s done little this summer to earn a reprieve.
Rookie Jalen Saunders was a full participant at practice Monday for the first time in more than a week after suffering a seizure that hospitalized him for two days.
Jalen Saunders still isn’t quite sure what happened to him last weekend. The New York Jets rookie wide receiver just knows it was scary, and he’s happy to be alive.
Saunders was working with trainers at the start of practice Monday, and the team says he will be eased back. He’s expected to address the media either Tuesday or Wednesday.
The Jets have announced that rookie wide receiver Jalen Saunders was in a single-car accident on Friday morning while on his way to the team’s practice facility.
The New York Jets picked a pair of wide receivers in the fourth round of the NFL Draft, selecting Oklahoma’s Jalen Saunders at No. 104 and UCLA’s Shaquelle Evans 11 spots later. In the sixth, they took QB Tajh Boyd.