An individual with direct data of the choice says the New York Jets will place working again Le’Veon Bell on injured reserve with a hamstring damage.
- Associated Press
- Last Updated: September 16, 2020, 2:33 AM IST
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NEW YORK: An individual with direct data of the choice says the New York Jets will place working again Le’Veon Bell on injured reserve with a hamstring damage.
Bell was damage within the second quarter of the Jets’ season-opening 27-17 loss at Buffalo on Sunday.
He will miss at the least the following three video games, and be eligible to return to the energetic roster in Week 5. The individual spoke to The Associated Press on situation of anonymity as a result of the group had not introduced the transfer. NFL Network first reported that Bell could be positioned on IR.
With Bell sidelined, 37-year-old Frank Gore is the group’s solely wholesome working again on the energetic roster. Josh Adams was elevated from the apply squad and performed in opposition to the Bills. He is prone to be elevated once more this week. As a part of this 12 months’s guidelines adjustments, gamers could be elevated twice from a group’s apply squad and returned with out passing by waivers.
Rookie fourth-rounder La’Mical Perine has been sidelined the previous few weeks with an ankle damage, and it’s unsure if he’ll be wholesome sufficient to play Sunday within the dwelling opener in opposition to San Francisco. The Jets might choose to signal one other participant to provide them depth on the place.
Coach Adam Gase stated Monday he didnt wish to put a timetable on Bells return, however stated it was potential it might take a while as a result of its a soft-tissue damage.
Bell was damage on an incomplete cross late within the second quarter on a play throughout which Bills linebacker A.J. Klein was penalized for holding after he obtained tied up with Bell. The working again landed awkwardly and grabbed in the back of his left leg earlier than heading to the sideline.
He returned for the second half, along with his left leg wrapped, however was eliminated shortly into the third quarter. Bell completed with six carries for 14 yards and two receptions for 32 yards within the 27-17 loss.
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