The New York Jets are staying positive despite three consecutive losses, their spirits buoyed by a strong week of practice and good news on the injury report. The team did downgrade wide receiver Stephen Hill from probable to questionable, but he is the only player currently listed as questionable. Every other player on the injury report is listed as probable, including wide receivers Santonio Holmes and Jeremy Kerley. Rex Ryan doesn't expect Jeremy Kerley to be limited on Sunday against the Oakland Raiders.
The New York Jets offense is hoping to get back on track with some key players getting healthy, especially Santonio Holmes and Jeremy Kerley. Geno Smith needs help from his skill players as he fights to get break his string of poor play. Jeremy Kerley is especially important to the Jets offense and Geno Smith, as a reliable target who can create separation and also create yardage after the catch.
Jets head coach Rex Ryan knows that Jeremy Kerley being near full speed is a big deal:
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"He’s a difference maker for us. He’s a guy that can get separation against man coverage," Ryan explained in his press conference today. "He’s got great hands. [He’s] precise with his route running. He’s elusive."