Florham Park – The Jets’ cornerback situation is far from ideal right now.
In Sunday’s practice, their #1 cornerback Trumaine Johnson, pulled his hamstring, and then in Monday’s practice, the man replacing him, Kyron Brown, tweaked his hamstring.
But you know what, the situation could be a lot worse.
On the injury scale, pulled hamstrings rank pretty low, and considering the season is around a month away, you would have to think Johnson and Brown should be back by then, unless they actually tore a hamstring, and that doesn’t seem to be the case.
And you know what, in training camp, it’s pretty common for teams to have corners get nicked, with all the running and hitting they do back there, over the course of a lengthy camp.
Think about it. The Jets waived CB Derrick Jones on Saturday, who wasn’t having a great camp, but he was picked up immediately by the Green Bay Packers. Why? Because they have injury issues at cornerback.
So the Jets’ CB situation could be a lot worse when you consider there is a good chance both Johnson and Brown are ready for the regular season, and also, their #2 cornerback (Darryl Roberts) and nickel back (Brian Poole) are still out there.
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