Jets’ 1st-rounder Pryor won’t play vs. Colts
CORTLAND, N.Y. (AP) — New York Jets rookie safety Calvin Pryor, just back from a concussion, will not play in the team’s preseason opener against the Indianapolis Colts on Thursday night.
Coach Rex Ryan says Tuesday that the first-round pick missed a lot of work after suffering the head injury on July 26. Pryor returned to full contact Monday, but Ryan anticipates holding him out until the team’s second preseason game.
Wide receiver Shaq Evans, a fourth-round pick, has a nagging shoulder injury that Ryan says “looks pretty bad,” and has kept him very limited at camp. Ryan did not rule out putting Evans on injured reserve.
Wide receiver Jeremy Kerley missed practice with an illness.
Ryan says the team’s starters will probably play into the second quarter against the Colts.