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Duane Brown could return to Jets offensive line this week

The Jets could also be getting a bit of their beginning offensive line again this week.

Veteran left deal with Duane Brown returned to follow on Wednesday after lacking 4 weeks with a shoulder damage. The Jets now should resolve whether or not to activate Brown off of injured reserve for Sunday’s sport in opposition to the Dolphins or wait. Brown have to be activated inside three weeks.

Brown, who signed with the Jets in August and was anticipated to begin at left deal with, sounded optimistic on Wednesday though he desires to take a look at the shoulder in Thursday’s follow when the Jets have pads on.

“We’ll see,” Brown stated. “[Wednesday] was a really good step forward in the right direction. [Thursday] we’ll get the pads on and turn up the intensity a little more. I’m feeling pretty good right now. That’s all I can say.”

Jets coach Robert Saleh wouldn’t reveal his plans for the offensive line for Sunday. If Brown can play, he would be the third totally different beginning left deal with the Jets have had. Brown injured the shoulder in follow earlier than Week 1, forcing George Fant to transfer from proper to left deal with. Fant then injured his knee in Week 3 in opposition to the Bengals and was positioned on IR. Alijah Vera-Tucker moved from proper guard to left deal with to change Fant in final week’s sport in opposition to the Steelers.

Duane Brown could be returning to the Jets offensive line as quickly as Sunday.
Bill Kostroun

Vera-Tucker might now be requested to transfer to proper deal with if Brown can play left deal with. The Jets appreciated Nate Herbig at proper guard final week.

“I don’t know man,” Vera-Tucker stated when requested if he could play proper deal with. “Me, being as confident as I am, I would say yeah. But at the end of the day that’s up to coach.”

QB Zach Wilson was restricted in follow on Wednesday with an ankle damage. Saleh downplayed the damage however Wilson was not on the sector in the course of the portion of follow open to the media. He joined the follow later. Wilson had his left ankle taped.

Saleh initially described the damage as “nicks and bruises.”

“It’s football,” Saleh stated. “He’s dealing with an ankle, but he’s fine.”


RB Breece Hall (knee) and LB Marcell Harris (neck) have been additionally restricted. LB Quincy Williams (ankle) and OT Max Mitchell (knee) didn’t follow. DE Vinny Curry returned to follow from IR. The staff had 21 days to add him to the lively roster.


The Dolphins have a protracted listing of injured gamers. The following gamers didn’t follow on Wednesday due to accidents:

QB Tua Tagovailoa (concussion, again, ankle), WR Jaylen Waddle (groin), CB Xavien Howard (groins), OT Terron Armstead (toe), OL Robert Jones (again), TE Cethan Carter (concussion) and DB Keion Crossen (glute/shoulder).

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