Monday, September 14, 2015

New York Jets Cornerback Antonio Cromartie Escapes Injury Scare with Sprained Knee

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Most fans and analysts feared the worst when it came to Antonio Cromartie’s injury during Sunday’s win over the Browns. Any non-contact knee injury that requires a player to be carted off the field is scary, and the immediate assumption was that it was likely the Jets’ second-best offseason acquisition at the position tore his ACL.

Fortunately for the Jets, an MRI revealed that Cromartie escaped with a sprained knee. The team has listed him as “week-to-week” and he has not been ruled out for Monday’s night matchup with the Colts, who are facing a similar situation with wide receiver T.Y. Hilton. If Hilton can’t go and Cromartie can, the Jets’ triumvirate of Darrelle Revis, Cromartie and Buster Skrine will have a decided advantage over an aging Andre Johnson and youngsters Donte Moncrief and Phillip Dorsett.

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