Network News

X My Profile
View More Activity

Jets' Kris Jenkins has torn ACL, is out for the season

Updated at 2:12 p.m.

Kris Jenkins, nose tackle for the New York Jets, tore his anterior cruciate ligament in the Monday night game against the Baltimore Ravens and will miss the rest of the season.

Jenkins, who played at the University of Maryland, hurt the same knee on which he had surgery last season.

"I just spoke to Kris," Jets Coach Rex Ryan told reporters. "He's down. It's a big loss."

The injury could be career-ending for Jenkins, 31. "He's going to get away from it a little bit and then he'll make his decision," Ryan said.

Could the loss of Jenkins mean that the Jets are suddenly in the market for a defensive lineman, albeit a disgruntled one? Even despite the disgruntled one's aversion to playing nose tackle in a 3-4?

Bob Glauber of Newsday tweets:
Have to believe Jets will at least investigate Albert Haynesworth. It's Tannenbaum's MO. Could hasten deal to Titans if they blink on compensation.

The Jets also are looking at Adalius Thomas, according to Rich Cimini of ESPNNY.com

Grant, Sanders suffer significant injuries

Green Bay Packers running back Ryan Grant will be out the rest of the season after suffering an ankle injury in the Packers' opener against Philadelphia; he is expected to undergo surgery. Indianapolis Colts defensive back Bob Sanders is believed to have a torn biceps and expected to miss significant time, perhaps the rest of the season. He played in only two games last season because of a torn biceps in the other arm.

By Cindy Boren  |  September 14, 2010; 12:48 PM ET
Categories:  NFL  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz   Previous: Ines Sainz accepts apology, tells her side of the story
Next: NFL condemns Clinton Portis' remarks about Ines Sainz situation

No comments have been posted to this entry.

Post a Comment

We encourage users to analyze, comment on and even challenge washingtonpost.com's articles, blogs, reviews and multimedia features.

User reviews and comments that include profanity or personal attacks or other inappropriate comments or material will be removed from the site. Additionally, entries that are unsigned or contain "signatures" by someone other than the actual author will be removed. Finally, we will take steps to block users who violate any of our posting standards, terms of use or privacy policies or any other policies governing this site. Please review the full rules governing commentaries and discussions.




characters remaining

 
 
RSS Feed
Subscribe to The Post

© 2010 The Washington Post Company