Florham Park, NJ (Sports Network) - The New York Jets placed wide receiver
Santonio Holmes on injured reserve Wednesday with a Lisfranc injury in his
Holmes suffered the injury during the fourth quarter of Sunday's 34-0 loss to
the San Francisco 49ers after making a catch. He immediately fell to the
ground without being contacted and let go of the ball, which 49ers cornerback
Carlos Rogers promptly returned for a 51-yard touchdown
The seven-year veteran was unable to put any weight on his left leg and was
carted off the field.
Holmes finishes the season with 20 receptions for 272 yards and a touchdown.
This is the second significant injury for the Jets this season as the team
already lost superstar cornerback Darrelle Revis due to an ACL injury.
To fill Holmes' roster spot, the Jets signed wideout Jason Hill, who has
caught 76 passes for 1,028 yards and eight touchdowns in 50 career games with
San Francisco and Jacksonville.
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