Doctors performed surgery on Sunday — shaving the bone and repairing the digit — but the risk of infection remained because the bone was exposed, the Arizona Republic reported.
ACL and Achilles Tendon injuries are accounting for most of the times missed by NFL stars this preseason.
Ben Roethlisberger just happened to mention on Thursday that he has been playing with some shoulder pain due to a partial rotator cuff tear that he suffered in a loss to Baltimore on November 6, 2011.
The Jets could be without Joe McKnight and Marquice Cole for Saturday’s clash with the Giants. Santonio Holmes, Eric Smith and Mike DeVito are all listed as probable.