Jets won’t wait for game day to decide if Darrelle Revis will play
The New York Jets won’t wait for cornerback Darrelle Revis to become a game-day decision.
The Pro Bowler sat out of practice for a second straight day after suffering a concussion during the Jets’ win over Buffalo on Sunday.
Head coach Rex Ryan said the Jets medical staff and an independent neurological consultant must approve Revis for practice or for Sunday’s game before the team takes flight for Pittsburgh on Saturday.
Ryan said he wouldn’t put a player suffering post-concussion symptoms on a plane and he would never put a player on the field before he was cleared.
“Clearly, I think by Saturday, we better know something, if he’s going or not,” Ryan said. “If a guy had a concussion, I don’t think you’d put him on a plane to make the game-time decision. I would think by Saturday that we’ll certainly have an answer.”
The Jets defense could find itself vulnerable to a Steelers’ passing attack — featuring speedy receivers Antonio Brown, Emmanuel Sanders and Mike Wallace — if Revis does not play.