Posted September 30, 2012

Report: Santonio Holmes x-rays negative, leaves stadium in golf cart

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Just one week after losing cornerback Derelle Revis to an ACL injury, the New York Jets may have another key loss on the opposite side of the ball.

Wide receiver Santonio Holmes collapsed without being hit early in the fourth quarter of the Jets’ 34-0 loss to the San Francisco 49ers. Holmes had to be carted off the field and went in for x-rays. The fear was that Holmes suffered a ligament tear similar to what Revis experienced, but according to The New York Daily News’ Manish Mehta reports the injury may not be as bad as first feared.

A long-lasting injury to Holmes could be devastating to an already-struggling Jets offense, as he is their primary receiver.

 


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