FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — New York Jets quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick is expected to be fine despite being limited at practice because of a sore thumb, elbow and lower back.
Coach Todd Bowles says Wednesday that the ailments “shouldn’t be anything serious” and he had no worries about Fitzpatrick’s availability for the game Sunday at Buffalo. The Jets clinch a playoff berth with a victory.READ MORE: Earth Day: Going Vertical In Newark, Innovative AeroFarms Grows More With Less
Fitzpatrick had his left (non-throwing) thumb surgically repaired last month after tearing a ligament. He is also dealing with soreness in his right elbow and back, but says it’s “nothing really to be concerned about.”READ MORE: MTA At Odds With NYPD Over Response To Subway Crime As More People Return To Public Transit
Right tackle Breno Giacomini (ankle), linebacker Erin Henderson (illness) and running backs Chris Ivory (knee) and Bilal Powell (ankle) sat out practice. Linebacker Calvin Pace (abdomen) and defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson (toe) were limited.MORE NEWS: Police: Man Seen On Video Stealing Wallets From Worshipers At Queens Mosques
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