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6 minutes ago, SeattleJet said:

#Jets OT Mekhi Becton’s knee injury is more concerning than the team originally believed following practice today, sources tell me and @RapSheet. It’s a new injury and unrelated to his previous knee injury. Becton has additional medical appointments tomorrow to get more clarity.

I do not like this one little bit.  After a few years of not being on the field I may at some point become a tad less optimistic.

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9 minutes ago, T0mShane said:

 

It is what it is. Move on now. Who are the top Tackles coming out in 2023? Love love love Sauce, but I wish we drafted Ickey. 

Looks like we need to start, at least, looking at:

1. Peter Skoronski, Northwestern (6-foot-4, 310)

2. Paris Johnson Jr., Ohio State (6-6, 315)

3. Jaelyn Duncan, Maryland (6-6, 288)

4. Zion Nelson, Miami (Fla.) (6-5, 311)

5. Dawand Jones, Ohio State (6-9, 370)

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17 minutes ago, Saul Goodman said:

Saleh should not have made any public statement like he did. Maybe he was directed to by Douglas? Becton is a turd but this paints the organization in a very bad light as far as injuries, again. 

Especially considering this is the second time he’s done this same thing with Becton specifically. That said, this whole “actually it’s a different injury than what we thought this afternoon” sounds like cleanup. Jets are a mess.

 

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18 minutes ago, More Cowbell said:

Brown is 37. Not loving this

Just need him for one season.  He started 17 games and made the pro bowl last year.  As long as he does not fall off a cliff this season, he is probably the best option we have .

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2 minutes ago, T0mShane said:

Especially considering this is the second time he’s done this same thing with Becton specifically. That said, this whole “actually it’s a different injury than what we thought this afternoon” sounds like cleanup. Jets are a mess.

 

It’s funny how it’s very minor semantics with word choice can make a huge difference. Not “there isn’t any structural damage” but “the on field physical tests didn’t reveal any structural damage”. Needs to be better at mostly saying nothing.

I can’t imagine the way Becton handled last year’s injury gave the staff any reason to believe he’s not babying his body, but definitely a bad look.

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17 minutes ago, SeattleJet said:

#Jets OT Mekhi Becton’s knee injury is more concerning than the team originally believed following practice today, sources tell me and @RapSheet. It’s a new injury and unrelated to his previous knee injury. Becton has additional medical appointments tomorrow to get more clarity.

Last year was a patella dislocation and probably a cartilage injury.   They say this is different but not how its different.  They way his knee buckled in that video youve got to worry about an ACL or tibial plateau fracture.

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