NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The Jets may be undefeated, but they are not exactly the picture of good health.
New York (2-0) hopes to have a handful of its injured starters available when it takes on the struggling Philadelphia Eagles (0-2) on Sunday afternoon at MetLife Stadium.READ MORE: Supply Chain Issues: How Are Global Shortages Affecting Local Customers?
Despite having barely practiced all week due to an injured groin, reigning AFC Defensive Player of the Week Darrelle Revis is expected to play.
“(Revis) is getting better. It’s just a matter of how much better he gets,” head coach Todd Bowles said Friday.
Revis, veteran receiver Eric Decker (sprained knee) and starting running back Chris Ivory (quad) will be game-time decisions, Bowles added. Revis and Ivory were limited in practice Friday, while Decker did not suit up.
All three are listed as questionable on the latest injury report.
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Rookie wide receiver Devin Smith has been out since breaking ribs early in training camp, but said Friday he’s 100 percent. Whether he plays or not Sunday will likely depend on Decker’s availability.
“I think any player who’s been out for a while and has the possibility to come back would be excited,” Smith said. “I’ve been feeling fine the past two weeks. I’ve been ready to play. Just waiting to hear from the head guy.”
If Ivory can’t go, expect Bilal Powell and Zac Stacy to share the workload.
Rookie linebacker Lorenzo Mauldin, who suffered a concussion during the season opener against the Cleveland Browns and admitted that he did not remember getting hurt, is expected to play, Bowles said.
Rookie linebacker Trevor Reilly (finger infection) is out and veteran corner Darrin Walls (hamstring) is doubtful this week.
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Quarterback Geno Smith fully participated in practice all week for the first time since having his jaw broken by a punch from then-teammate Ikemefuna Enemkpali on Aug. 11 and could serve as Ryan Fitzpatrick’s backup.