Rex on the Jets’ injury situation at WR Dan Leberfeld
The Jets have had injury issues at wide receiver throughout the spring.
Here are some of Rex Ryan’s thoughts on the situation –
“Stephen [Hill] should be back (for the veteran mini-camp). You know him and (Clyde) Gates I think will both be back next week. Stephen actually had some swelling in his knee. It’s kind of a precaution, he dove for a ball. Sometimes we talk about taking care of each other. You have to take care of yourself too.
“Clyde Gates had a little hamstring. He tried to come back but we’ll bring him along and hopefully get him out there next week. And then as far as Jeremy [Kerley], Jeremy hasn’t missed anything. [On Thursday]. he had a little bit of a heel issue. We ended up backing him down.
“And of course Santonio [Holmes], he’s doing a decent job, we’ll see how he’s doing for training camp. Maybe there’s a possibility he starts (training camp) out on PUP.
“If we had to play, again, there would be major concerns. If we had to play this week, now some of those guys would probably be able to play. Obviously you’re going to look a lot different when your top four guys are out there than you would right now.
“They haven’t been hurt the whole time. We had some guys that were really making strides, I thought. I really liked the way Gates was progressing and Stephen Hill was really progressing, I thought. That was really encouraging to see. Obviously both those two guys have top-end speed with anybody in the league. You’re looking at two guys (we) really want to take a jump.”