Linebacker Jonathan Vilma is making his season debut after being removed from the injured reserve list Saturday.
Coach Rex Ryan said Friday that Holmes has been ruled out for the game against the New Orleans Saints on Sunday. Holmes, who did not practice, was injured in the Jets’ loss at Tennessee in Week 4.
A rib injury did not stop center Nick Mangold for being active for the Jets on Sunday.
Wide receiver Santonio Holmes will not be suiting up for the Jets this weekend. His return date is uncertain.
Holmes grew irritated with reporters Thursday, particularly for their follow-up questions to an answer about the upcoming bye week. “Don’t put words in my mouth,” he said.
New York Jets wide receiver Santonio Holmes is out, as expected, for the team’s game against the New England Patriots because of a hamstring injury.
“How am I feeling right now? Like you guys are interrupting my treatment time right now,” Holmes told members of the media during his weekly news conference.
New York Jets rookie cornerback Dee Milliner returned to practice on a limited basis for the first time since injuring a hamstring in practice three weeks ago.
Rex Ryan feels the Jets must strive for consistency. “We’re striving for consistency and we’re not quite there. We have to get there in a hurry,” Ryan said.
The Jets are boosted ahead of Sunday’s matchup with the Steelers as cornerback Antonio Cromartie is active.
The Jets lost one of the best pass rushers, Antwan Barnes, to a season ending knee injury. Who will pick up the slack for Gang Green?
It will be the second straight game missed by Milliner, the No. 9 overall pick who was hurt during practice last week.
Can rookie Geno Smith continue improve without proven playmakers?
“What a great morning 2 awake 2 hear the media frenzy about Holmes quitting on his team, and he sucks, and he always blaming someone else,” Holmes tweeted Friday morning.
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