Jets’ Cotchery might be grounded by bad hamstring

The Jets might have to wait a little longer to unveil their new 1-2 receiving punch.

Jerricho Cotchery didn’t practice for the second consecutive day because of a hamstring injury and is listed as questionable to play in Monday night’s game against the Dolphins.

The Jets acquired Braylon Edwards in a trade with the Browns earlier this week and hoped to pair him with Cotchery to give rookie QB Mark Sanchez two top-notch targets. Coach Rex Ryan said Friday that there was a “definite possibility” that Cotchery wouldn’t play against the Dolphins, but he hoped that wasn’t the case.

The Jets’ secondary could be thin against the Dolphins. CBs Donald Strickland (ankle) and Lito Sheppard (quadricep) are listed as out and doubtful, respectively, and safety Kerry Rhodes (knee) is questionable. Strickland and Sheppard didn’t play in last weekend’s loss to the Saints, but Rhodes did.

The Dolphins might have LB Joey Porter (hamstring), who was limited in practice all week and is listed as questionable. Porter missed Miami’s game last weekend, but he sounded excited Friday about being back on the practice field.

Guidelines: Fan feedback should be within the guidelines for the NFL community. These guidelines will be used to identify those comments that will be removed from display on the site. Please keep your comments relevant to the topic, not abusive or combatant towards other fans, and don’t share any personal details. Use the “Report” link to help keep the community at its best.

Comments may be no longer than 2000 characters and will post to the site shortly after submitting.

Powered by VIP | Subscribe (RSS)